Hello, I was thinking about the high order 2x2xNs (or 1x2xN) and I have a question. Instead of having the cubies which are farthest from the core having long legs, could the cubies simply be connected to the one below it? Something like-
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and then just get a ton of these pieces and attach to a 2x2x2-
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I know the ends might spread, but you could just turn the ends 45 degrees to hold it together.
So, wouldn't this mech work or is there something I'm missing?