The look of this puzzle is interesting as a galvanised, bronzed bolt, with some interesting patina patterning on various surfaces. You might as well just go out and buy a combination lock, scramble it and try to open it. Once you’ve solved it a few times, and you know what’s going on, give this a shot. As you’d expect, the puzzle comes in the standard Hanayama black and gold packaging, with the puzzle held in shrink wrapped plastic to keep it in place. Having solved this a number of times, keeping the threads aligned by pushing together on each end of the puzzle with one hand while turning the bolts helps however that is only useful for the first half of the solution. The key word is “Interlocking. It took me around an hour to open this one, and even then I think I may have been a little lucky.
Without giving too much away, the alignments are not setup for the alternate goal, so wolving it requires more thought, even once you know the secret. On Tuesday February 24th Chado wrote,. The only clue as to what is going on is that the thread is not made from a single piece of metal, and it split into sections. On Tuesday March 22nd luxige wrote,. On Wednesday February 4th Patrick wrote,. But after an hour of play the motion is nice a smooth.
Antilles guilder – approx. On Sunday December 11th puldis wrote.
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On Saturday January 17th MadnessR wrote. Click Image to Enlarge. I think this puzzle may just go up to 11! The only clue as to what is going on is that the thread is not made from a single piece of metal, and it split into sections.
On Tuesday June 1st John wrote. Request the FREE solution for this item! Overall this cawt a challenging puzzle, but I fell there’s a little too much guess work and hidden trickery to make this a stand out puzzle. Now I will say, make sure you understand how to open it normally before doing this, as all the little markers you’ve used to solve the puzzle in its first configuration will be of no use to you!
On Thursday April 4th Shaggy wrote. There are two goals to the Cast Nutcase created by the Dutch puzzle inventor, Oskar: On Friday January 7th Thomas wrote. I was able to thread the bolts normally although doing so makes taking it cas a challenge!
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Please enter the characters csst see above: Looking at the puzzle, it seems impossible, as the two nuts in the centre of the puzzle are threaded onto a seemingly full thread which extends from one end of the puzzle to the other. Cat you want a real challenge, then pick this one up, but if you’re just looking for a fun puzzle, I’d say it’s best to pass this one by. On Saturday January 10th Marilyn wrote. Oskar van DeventerHanayama Metal Puzzles.
Puzzle Solution for Cast Nutcase
Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Thanks for the info George! Pulling on each end of the puzzle will show that the sections are alternately connected to either end of the puzzle, so there is some hope that the parts will separate. Please only post your message once, it will be received and processed in a timely manner.
Glenn April 15th, – My biggest problem with this puzzle is that the nuts don’t turn smoothly on the threads if there’s any misalignment at all. The small nut free from it’s “Nut Case”. If you provide an email address above you will be notified when your review is processed. I notice that Richard states in method two that there is no further rotation of the nuts along the thread.
Puzzle Master makes every attempt to keep these posts informative and relevant. To help ensure your review appears please make it relevant to the product shown above and keep your words family friendly. On Sunday September 28th kbantikos wrote. On Thursday June 3rd Chris the Vet wrote. You should be able to figure this one out by looking closely at how things are put together, and from that work out what’s going on, but there could be a lot of trial and error before you get it opened.
I have to agree with this rating.
Having solved this a number of times, keeping the threads aligned by pushing together on each end of the puzzle with one hand while turning the bolts helps however that is only useful for the first half of the solution. On Friday October 24th Pentti wrote.
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If things get misaligned, then it’s tough to get it back in sync. The nuts on the puzzle are designed to go on in one orientation, so that when closed they spell “Nut Case”. Customer Reviews Write your own review! On Tuesday February 24th Chado wrote.