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V-Cubes!

Mike Hughey

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Will these prices stop you from buying them? I didn't think so. :)

Me either. I hope shipping isn't too bad. $150 for two cubes - I must be insane. (Hmm, I guess I'll need to buy two of each, in case something happens to one of them. $300 now. Ugh.)
 

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I don't think the prices are unreasonable. The tooling for the manufacture is probably pretty high, and the price only starts coming down after those costs are recouped. That's a major factor in the economy of scale.

Edit: Coincidentally, I was googling for the PDF of the V-Cube patent over the weekend, but never turned it up. I know I found it once when I first heard of the V-Cube, does anyone have a link to it?
 
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Johannes91

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I think the prices are fine, too. I've already spent hundreds of euros on puzzles, so 112€ for one 5x5x5, 6x6x6, and 7x7x7 isn't that much.
 

Crzyazn

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Just like many other products in the world, they can be expensive but well worth the cost....

But wow, looks like i need to save more than i though:eek:
 

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I don't think the prices are unreasonable. The tooling for the manufacture is probably pretty high, and the price only starts coming down after those costs are recouped. That's a major factor in the economy of scale.

Edit: Coincidentally, I was googling for the PDF of the V-Cube patent over the weekend, but never turned it up. I know I found it once when I first heard of the V-Cube, does anyone have a link to it?
http://www.google.com/patents?id=TVabAAAAEBAJ&printsec=abstract&zoom=4&dq=verdes+cube

I have it bookmarked XD
 

pjk

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25 Euros for the 5x5... interesting. I don't think the prices are too bad, considering. I will probably get 1 or 2 each, afterall, they will last a lifetime. I wonder if they will get sold out and become worth more when they do like the Megaminx. Does anyone know how many they are producing?
 

linkmaster03

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The prices probably won't go down. There are no other 6x6 or 7x7 cubes on the market, so V-cube can control the prices.
 
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