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 Post subject: Bicone
PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 1:16 pm 
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I built a few weeks ago a bicone based on a hexagonal dipyramid.
Stickers are handcut and stuck in a BOY scheme. Colors on white/green/orange cone whirl clockwise. Colors on yellow/blue/red cone whirl counterclockwise.

I never seen it before but I may be wrong. Could you please give me a link or a builder name if I'm wrong?

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 1:53 pm 
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This is a really great build! getting smooth and accurate curved surfaces is very hard. Also, I love the stickers.

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:05 pm 
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The last 2 pictures remind me of a chocolate and vanilla ice cream mix. Now I want ice cream! :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:42 pm 
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First of all, congratulations Ofapel ¡¡¡¡

good job.

I add the pic of Adam Cowan catalogue, but I dont know if is exactly the same puzzle.


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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:11 am 
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Interesting! it seems this one is a bit larger, however.
Has Adam Cowan ever built it?

I decided building mine because of Apollo's dodecagonal dipyramid. I roughly built one as a step to the bicone.

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:17 am 
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calzone was building them for a while ( not sure if he still is )

i have a bi- color bi-cone from him

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:20 am 
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May you post a picture of it, please? Or do you have a link?

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:33 am 
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They were molded and casted, this is a hand modded one, right? You made a hexagonal dipyramid and sanded it into a bicone?

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:52 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
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Another picture to compare with yours, ofapel
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Do you plan to sell yours in the near future?
I find I must have both :-)

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:18 am 
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That bicone isn't built on an axis. :D I like them both!

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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:26 am 
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I like that color whirl on your bicone very much - may be I try this next time.
Here is a picture of mine - I called it "diamond bicone"
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 Post subject: Re: Bicone
PostPosted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:24 am 
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theVDude wrote:
They were molded and casted, this is a hand modded one, right? You made a hexagonal dipyramid and sanded it into a bicone?

True. It is hand modded.
I made a hexagonal dipyramid then turned it into a dodecagonal dipyramid and finally sanded it into a bicone.

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