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 Post subject: My latest mod: Case cube
PostPosted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 5:20 pm 
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I think this one is called Case Cube. At least that is what it's called on www.puzzle-shop.de. Although in the twistypuzzles database a slightly different version (listed as an Elongated Fisher Cube made by Tony Fisher) is also called Case Cube. Can someone enlighten me?

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This is actually a fairly easy modification.

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You need a regular cube and two and a half Octagonal Prisms. Make sure the prisms match, because there are many different versions, with varying sizes. Sometimes the edges are blunt, on others they are very sharp. I bought a truckload of them on eBay and still it was difficult to find three that matched.

Take 24 of the edge and corner pieces and use a saw to remove the... the... Hmm, how do you call these? You know what I mean, the plastic bits on the pieces that lock into the mechanism. Remove these and then glue the pieces on the cube. That easy? Yes, it's that easy.

An extra thing you can do now is fill all the gaps with Apoxie Sculpt.

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And if you first put in some Styrofoam you'll save on Apoxie Sculpt and weight..

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Sticker it and you're done.

I think this is a really great looking puzzle. But as the centers need orientation it's a supercube, and I just hate solving supercubes! Oh well, I'll just look at it then :-)

Thomas

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Another great job!
Well done Thomas!
Did you make stickers for it yourself?
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Did you make stickers for it yourself?

I think he said he had a plotter!

Another amazing job Thomas!

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Awesome case cube.

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You're doing some really nice work, Thomas! Well done!


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he asked me for info on a plotter and then bought one. its better to get a plotter if you modify as much as him or I.


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I love how you set up the post (text positioning with images). Made it really pretty and easy to follow.

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Nice work :) . I also like the text positioning.

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Well done Thomas! :P I attach also some photo of my casecube that I made last week...


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Here are some photo of the other casecube named "extended Fisher's cube", you can see the difference between the two cubes....


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OK I just finished my own case cube!

What a pain in the ass this was. I didn't have any cylinder cubes to use. I had to make all the pieces with moulding and plastic sheeting.

I will post some photos possibly tomorrow.

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 Post subject: Case Cube Photos
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Here is my third mod, first time making this case cube.

The cube moves pretty good. I stickered it different than Thomas' by putting the 3x3 pattern on the ends instead of a 2x3. There are a few tips of the edges you can see white on, I will fix those.


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I made a case cube also. I got a found a free one from a lost and found and they said that i could keep it. All the stickers were messed up on it though, so I decided to turn it into a case cube. It is a piece of crap and I despertly need to fix it, but it works. i will be stickering it latter :D

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This is a very old topic, you know that right?

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Yes but most of most of my favorite puzzles are very old and no one has commented on them in a while.


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professorcube5x5 wrote:
This is a very old topic, you know that right?

Remembering old puzzle mods is not a crime in most places


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 Post subject: Re: My latest mod: Case cube
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Video? Please. Thank you.

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 Post subject: Re: My latest mod: Case cube
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I remember this topic. This is one of my first posts.

(On Topic) mine broke :cry: I can see why the owner never claimed it.
movie, movie, movie!!!

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SilverPotato wrote:
professorcube5x5 wrote:
This is a very old topic, you know that right?

Remembering old puzzle mods is not a crime in most places


Silver, I to am getting tired of many people complaining and being so rude about "bumping" :roll: old thread topics. you have to admit their are are some incredibly old, indcredibly good threads out there


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 Post subject: Re: My latest mod: Case cube
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A video of mine:

http://video.yahoo.com/watch/2050518/6473017


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hawk wrote:
SilverPotato wrote:
professorcube5x5 wrote:
This is a very old topic, you know that right?

Remembering old puzzle mods is not a crime in most places


Silver, I to am getting tired of many people complaining and being so rude about "bumping" :roll: old thread topics. you have to admit their are are some incredibly old, indcredibly good threads out there


BUMPing actually has 2 meanings, it can be "bumping" it to the top

or it more commonly means Bring Up My Post

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 Post subject: Re: My latest mod: Case cube
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I've not seen this thread before, so it was quite nice to see again. I don't plan to bump years-old threads, but it's good to look back on this stuff. I need to dig thru the archives now. :)


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