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 Post subject: Tony Fisher's Helichop
PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:23 pm 
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Another not very exciting Helicopter Cube transformation, but they all have to be done. I guess gyrocopter would have been another obvious name but I decided to stick with Helichop. Jumbling is possible still.

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Beautiful! I love it! I want it! I need it! Can I buy? :)

This also looks like a good tool to practise jumbling algorithms on. :P I adore this puzzle Tony.

Another thing I like about this puzzle is that you can make two of these from one Helicopter Cube!

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Very cool!

You have both extreme skills AND awesome ideas!

So first you make 2 helicopters into one (Chinook) and now you cut one in half, so whats next? :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Great job! A perfect puzzle transformation, or is it a mod because more than the shape has changed?

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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nice! now make a 3/4 of this puzzle! and then make one that can be turned on the other side as well :)

Good job Tony! I may have to build on of these for myself.

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Not very exciting??? that is sweet! I love it! I want it! I will never be able to afford it though.

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Very cool, it reminds me of Aleh's cut down Megaminx (can't find the link at the moment...)

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Very cool, it reminds me of Aleh's cut down Megaminx (can't find the link at the moment...)
Very cool indeed.
And link: Aleh's Halfminx

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Cool thing!


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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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I just notices that since this is the Helicopter, it's the only type of magic cube in which the mechanism can be sliced cleanly in half in some way and still function as a puzzle.

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Is it easier or harder than a normal Helicopter solvewise?

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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You used the other half to make another heli chop, didn't you? and that one's for me because I found it right? :lol:

Really nice :)

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P.S: did you get the two cores?

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Is the yellow-across-from-orange the regular helicopter cube color scheme or did you just choose those colors?

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Very fun, and probably not as easy as it may seem.

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Jack Lopez wrote:
Is the yellow-across-from-orange the regular helicopter cube color scheme or did you just choose those colors?


Yes yellow is opposite orange and so I didn't change the scheme. Helicopter cube stickers are a nightmare to move. Looking at my first photo again it appears that Helicopter Cubes are not all coloured the same in terms of the order of colours around a corner.

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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Not very exciting??? that is sweet! I love it! I want it! I will never be able to afford it though.


my thoughts exactly!!

except for the parts about wanting to buy it. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's Helichop
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I love it!! :D :D
people always get me with helicopter things =P

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