7515Re: [Speed cubing group] Re: Rubik's Studio Speed Cube?
- Nov 5, 2003The same in Sweden. All cubes imported from Hungary in the ealy 80ies were BOY- or BOW-cubes.
----- Original Message -----
From: Per Kristen Fredlund
Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 6:01 PM
Subject: [Speed cubing group] Re: Rubik's Studio Speed Cube?
Hmm ... maybe this depends on the country where u bought the cube(s).
I recall from the heydays that here in Norway almost every cube from
Ideal/Arxon had the color arrangement mentioned by me earlier. Other
varieties of the cube(s) were quite rare here. So this is the colors
i'm used to, and i would never buy a cube in any other "colorometry",
at least not for speedcubing :-) I know for sure other colors would
slow down my solving tremendously. I dun believe anyone can solve a
cube equally fast regardless of the "colorometry". If they can i
would say they have exceptional skills :-)
Maybe we let the experts/collectors here comment on this...
> --- In email@example.com, "d_j_salvia"
> Hi Per,
> As a vintage cubist I must disagree. The colors you use were on a
> minority of cubes.
> The old "Official" color scheme has one corner the primary
> Red, Blue and Green clockwise, with Orange opposite Red, White
> opposite Blue and Yellow opposite Green. Most of the cubes in 1980
> were made this way. The Deluxe was made this way, the Rubik's
> Game/Challenge cube was made this way and the C*4 cube was made
> David J
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Per Kristen
> <aspiring_to_love@y...> wrote:
> > The Rubiks.com cube won't be very popular amongst most
> > unless they make the new one with the "correct" color
> > As i can see from Ton's picture (link posted in this forum) it
> > least white adjacent to yellow. For vintage cubists this is
> > sacrelige. One should have: white OPPOSITE yellow, green opposite
> > blue, and orange opposite red/brown. And preferrably BOY
> > With the new fused tiles restickering will be almost impossible i
> > guess. Color arrangement has always been a drawback for most of
> > Mefferts cube puzzles also. I have their 5x5x5 professor cube and
> > hate the colors !!
> > > --- In email@example.com, turnthatcube
> > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> > > I am honered, but Seventows has some ideas to make a new
> > > for speedcubing, also the fact that the handmade prototype
> > > stickers turns very good when new. I conclude that a rubiks.com
> > > be a good speedcube in the future, but this is only if they
> > > make the tension of the pins the same.
> > >
> > > Maybe a DIY kit of the Rubik's com cube in all it parts might
> > > good idea for now, the only problem is how to insert the pins ,
> > > need a vice to insert the pins.
> > >
> > > Ton
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