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Cast Dial

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ObjectTake apart the pieces and put back together.
DifficultyLevel 8 - Demanding
TypeHanayama Metal Puzzles
Dimensions5.5 cm x 5 cm x 1.2 cm / 2.2 in x 2 in x 0.5 in
PackagingCardboard Box

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Product Info

Get ready to twist and turn your way to victory with the Cast Dial metal puzzle. This intricately designed brain teaser from Hanayama Huzzle features a complex system of gears and dials that must be manipulated to solve it.

This pocket sized puzzle from Finnish designer Vesa Timonen is cleverly devised. You must solve the puzzle by turning the dials on both front and back until you separate all four pieces. With its challenging solution and sleek design, the Cast Dial puzzle makes for a unique gift for the puzzle enthusiast in your life.

Product Details

  • Material: Metal.
  • Category: Mechanical puzzle.
  • Difficulty level: Challenging, 8/10.

Ideal for

  • Adults looking for a challenging and engaging activity.
  • Unique gift for him or her.
  • Birthday or Christmas gifts for the hard to buy for person.
  • Metal puzzle enthusiasts and collectors.
  • Those who enjoy brain teasers and problem solving.
  • Anyone looking for a custom puzzle that will provide hours of entertainment.
Note: Our level rating system is different than Hanayama's.  Hanayama's level 1 is equivalent to our level 5, their level 6 is equivalent to our level 10.

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    On Friday January 21st luxige wrote,
Looks and handles great. I didn't care for the operation that much at first, it takes a lot of fiddling and some luck to make the first solve happen. But after a little practice and trial runs, I found a couple of little tricks to make the solution precise and direct. Five stars for the secret and three stars for the luck aspect, equals a four star rating.
    On Friday January 8th Aleksey wrote,
An excellent puzzle, both externally and technically. If it was even smaller, I would carry it around like a keychain))
    On Thursday October 25th Rage wrote,
Good puzzle, and quite tough for a level eight. It does require very much trial and error though, of which I personally am not a fan. That being said however it's still a very high quality puzzle by Hanayama and if something along the lines of cracking a safe is your cup of tea, than this would definitely be the one for you. Also is much easier to put together than take apart, because you can study the (surprisingly simple) mechanism and understand what's going on. I would recommend getting it if you like puzzles similar to nutcase and cylinder.
    On Sunday September 16th Lyubomir Lalev wrote,
Amazing design! The hidden inner structure is truly stunning. I wonder how such idea was not present up to now. Once you see what's inside, you'll get fast how it works, but you still might be stumbled when taking it apart in or putting it back together the next times (just like I am, although I know perfectly well what should be happening).
    On Sunday November 12th Jesse wrote,
This is my new favourite Hanayama. Very fun to play with, and has an interesting design that is difficult to solve until you get it apart and see what you have to work with. I only wish the slots on the center dials stood out a little more to make it easier to manipulate. I don't have much for fingernails and it can be difficult to turn. Other than that, great puzzle!
    On Wednesday May 3rd Jorge wrote,
I was really excited about this puzzle because it looks amazing and it also feels great when you start playing with it. Also, the shape and how the two bigger pieces move is really appealing. However, the solution (how the two middle pieces move) makes you feel cheated because it's practically trial and error with a black box that's not that comfortable to manipulate and once you have seen the puzzle put apart, it's too easy to separate it again (putting the puzzle back together is pretty simple).
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