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rubik2005

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The Temporus clock is out, and its $75
 
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The Temporus clock is out, and its $75
Wow that’s really sad. It’s already sold out, and it’s 75 dollars?!?!?! WTH cubicle.
 
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The Temporus clock is out, and its $75
I’m willing to pay $75, but I missed the window. Did you get one @Kit Clement?
 

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I think it's pretty hilarious that none of the major companies picked up on the intense desire for a new clock so the cubicle decided to cash in.

but I would definitely have considered buying one if it was in the $20 range. 75 is way to high for an event I don't even know if i like.
 

Sergey

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By bringing out a product that purports to be so much better than the only other option, aren't The Cubicle basically setting the price to be competitive at clock at $75?

Isn't this going to turn more folks away from the event than it attracts?
Imo, $75 is absolutely normal price for the handmade small batch products.
 

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No doubt, but if you were a new cuber looking for an event you wanted to be competitive in, would you choose clock now that the price of a level playing field is $75?
Fortunately, $75 is not the only option for the clock. Yes, there is no similar wide range like for the other factory puzzles, but there is a budget option for the start. And there is a next level which involves either selfmade or others' mods cheaper then $75.
 

VIBE_ZT

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With the Ångstrom clock, I think many of you are forgetting that this is THE top-notch clock. It is literally an Ångstrom product. You wouldn't look at the Ångstrom Gan X and say "aw, thats too expensive, look out for the poor/cheap people in the cubing community!"

An amazing amout of work, research, blood-sweat-n-tears went into this clock. It is the highest-of-high technology at the moment. Of course its going to be expenive. It's technically meant for the best-of-the-best; the record-breakers.

You can still perform amazingly with a "traditional" magnetic LingAo clock, at literally half the cost. That's what I'll be doing for the time being, at least. If you want amazing quality, you gotta pay for it.
 

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No doubt, but if you were a new cuber looking for an event you wanted to be competitive in, would you choose clock now that the price of a level playing field is $75?
Fortunately, $75 is not the only option for the clock. Yes, there is no similar wide range like for the other factory puzzles, but there is a budget option for the start. And there is a next level which involves either selfmade or others' mods cheaper then $75.
Sergey is right - there are multiple people such as TipsterTrickster on this forum who sell fully set-up and magnetised LingAo clocks for less than half the price of the Angstrom :)
And the store-bought LingAo is always an option...
 
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