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 Post subject: Void Cube Internals!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:51 am 
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I have been wondering how the Void cube works since I first heard of it! well tonight I got my 2 Void cubes and after easily solving one I took it apart.

Yes that's cat fur on the cube, it fell into a dust pile!

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 1:46 am 
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Interesting. I knew it was only a matter of time. I wonder who is going to make the first "OMG THE BUMP CUBE HAS A KEYCHAIN AS A CORE!" thread. :P

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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That is ingenious!
How did he come up with all this?
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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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Cool. Up until now all I've known is that it used "some sort of railing system" which isn't very specific.

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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I think you are the first person to take the void cube apart.

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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Thanks for sharing this info. How well does the Void Cube turn right out of the box? Is it
comparable to a store bought 3x3?


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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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To be honest, it is pretty bad. Although, I think it will be because of the core. I don't think this think will ever be able to cut corners that well.

So Drew, what his this inspired you to make? :P

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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Thanks for posting this, Drew. I can't believe it's all plastic! I think speculation was that it would have had to be some sort of a metal railing.
wow.


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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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Calzone wrote:
...How well does the Void Cube turn right out of the box? Is it
comparable to a store bought 3x3?


Mine turns amazingly well. it cannot cut corners, but it turns smooth, there is one slightly tighter side, however the rest can easily be rotated with a single finger.

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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Nice pictures Drew!

I've been thinking about swapping the cosmetic pieces of the Bump Cube to a Void Cube for some time, but after taking a look at the mechanism I think it's not possible(Or least not easy), the thinnest layer of the Bump Cube was shorter than the feet of the corner, and the whole length of the edge piece was needed to cling on to the mech.

Does anyone think that a Void Bump can plausible?(STL designs with custom void mechanism included)


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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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Hmm. Drew dissecting a puzzle. How long till we see a void gigaminx? :)


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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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I don't even know if a void 5x5 can be done in a stable manner, so I'll wait on that one =)

I'm thinking a Master Skewb Ultimate for sometimes in the future

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:34 am 
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Thanks for the pictures! I found them very interesting.


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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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Thanks for the pictures. I have been waiting long for the internal structure of Void Cube.

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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Wow! So clever. Thanks for the pictures - handy.


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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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cool! ive heard ruhmors that you can now buy void cubes, but where?

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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PotatoSpades22095 wrote:
cool! ive heard ruhmors that you can now buy void cubes, but where?


http://www.torito.jp/index-e.shtml

but seriously, either search or check other subforums, look, this is an active thread- viewtopic.php?f=4&t=11234

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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The Rubik's 2x2x2 and 4x4x4 have no springs or metallic internals either, if you consider the whole revenge core as a single plastic part. Silicon/Teflon lube loosened mine up tremendously - I wonder if it would do the same with the void cube???

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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stardust4ever wrote:
The Rubik's 2x2x2 and 4x4x4 have no springs or metallic internals either, if you consider the whole revenge core as a single plastic part. Silicon/Teflon lube loosened mine up tremendously - I wonder if it would do the same with the void cube???


I lubricated my Void Cube. No need to disassemble, turn 45 deg, spray in little hole in the corner piece, repeat for other faces. It improved turning greatly. Those worrying about corner cutting - this cube will never cut corners, by design. Get some lube in it as I suggest and it will be good.


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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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it seems like some of the parts are redundant...

amazing though, thanks for the pics


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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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QUINBLZ wrote:
it seems like some of the parts are redundant...

amazing though, thanks for the pics

Care to elaborate on that ??

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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I still can't get how it works.
Is it corners that held mechanism pieces?

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 Post subject: Re: Void Cube Internals!
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how much do they cost?


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