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Crystal Transformer
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The Rhomdo Transformer with deeper cuts for the face turns.

This puzzle is based on Oskar's Rhomdo Transformer (see the seperate entry), but with deeper cuts at the faces resulting in a "crystal" slice pattern where all cuts meet at the centers of the faces. Like Oskar's puzzle it has the deep-cut skewb axes, and those turns can be combined with shallow turns on each of the 12 faces, for a total of 16 axes.

Due to the very thin pieces on the edges and a very delicate mechanism the puzzle must be handled with care. It is fully functional, but it does pop relatively easily if cuts aren't aligned well. In addition, the wedge-shaped edge pieces tend to lag behind while turning, so they need to be pushed along.



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