|Object||Disassemble and Reassemble the Puzzle|
|Difficulty||Level 6 - Tricky|
|Types||Hanayama Metal Puzzles, Jerry Slocum|
|Dimensions||2 3/4 in x 3 in x 1 1/2 in / 6.8 cm x 7.5 cm x 3.6 cm|
|Packaging||Cardboard and Plastic Box|
Note: Our level rating system is different than Hanayama's. Hanayama's level 1 is equivalent to our level 5.... level 6 is equivalent to our level 10.
Jerry Slocum has one of the world's largest puzzle collections. Housed and honored in a museum in Beverly Hills, his collection includes over twenty thousand different types of puzzles. It was there that we first got the idea to make this puzzle. Thanks to the valuable efforts of the distinguished designer, NOB, a classic puzzle is born again, revitalized. Feel the power of two of the world's greatest puzzle masters endowed in this one puzzle.
The key word is succession.
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3 out of 5 stars
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I'm the puzzle fanatic in our house, but when I found nothing but dead ends in this puzzle, I gave up, temporarily. My wife then solved it in under five minutes. Oh, the humility! She had a good laugh and then I was determined to find the path to the exit. I completely agree with the previous reviews. The ring tends to bind up as you rotate it through the holes. It takes a dozen or more steps to solve this, so it's hard to memorize the route.
Easy, but fun nonetheless. There are a few "dead ends" to make it interesting, and it's a good one to put down for a while after solving, as you probably wont remember the path in or out after a while. Also the movement of the ring through the holes may be a little finicky, but after a few solves it will "break-in" and become much smoother. I find it easier to move around if you keep the slotted half of the ring on top, turning it back & forth instead of round & round.
Not hard, just tedious. I don't feel like I used my brain to solve this. I feel like it was mainly trial and error.
Not too difficult, but the solution is hard to remember. It is basically a maze, but hard to see "the exit". Nice reproduction of an old puzzle.