Hollow or solid cores ?

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Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by pcad » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:22 pm

I was looking at the photos of the CE mazes on the Revomaze website. That's when another useless question came to mind. Will the CE set have the original hollow core with the steel draw or the V2 version which is solid brass?

Since all the maps, acetate series code maps and certificates are supplied separately, there's no practical purpose to the hollow version. I suppose it doesn't matter much, but I know my assumption was that they'd be hollow with the steel draw. I'm betting that they'll be solid V2 type cores. We'll find out soon, hopefully.
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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by QuantumCow » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:27 pm

I'm hoping they will be hollow cores. I like the extra functionality of the drawbar, and when I recently got a copy of the green v2 because I couldn't wait for the CE to get sent, I found it a little dissapointing. Especially since it tries to emulate the look of the drawbar by having a little bump there.

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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by Chyron » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:36 pm

Well it's labeled as a V1 Extreme Collectors Set, so I'm expecting to get V1 puzzles myself. I know the photos are using V2 cores, but I'd guess the manufacturing of the sleeves and the cores are managed separately.

I'd guess the cores in those photographs are all V2 Blue Extremes, because it's easiest to put together/apart and they probably had plenty in stock not yet packaged.

They manufactured the Ti metal ones with the draw bars.
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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by stet » Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:13 pm

I expect them to be solid cores since, like mentioned above, they won't have certificates or maps in them. Also, since I'm getting the gold plated version I prefer this as there will be less metal on metal contact. For those of us who intend to keep the cores out of the sleeves for collection and display purposes it makes more sense if they are solid.
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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by jerryloo71 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:09 am

I would expect all to be Ex V1 hollow cores since its been sold as such on the website when they first appeared for sale a long long while back. My understanding is that the CE Set is a display set consisting of Blue to Gold exactly the same as individual Ex puzzles in the series.

I would be extremely disappointed if they are V2 cores...if it were the latter, Revo HQ should have made this clear to buyers...perhaps RevoGuy can shed some light on this?

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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by stet » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:14 am

For the CE versions another reason why I would expect them to be solid cores is because the extra pin used to hold the inner draw in place tends to scratch the crap out of the inner surface of the sleeves. At one time Chris had considered the idea of making extra pristine sleeves available for people who had this happen while solving the standard edition ones.
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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by Chyron » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:20 am

Obviously some people will be disappointed by the outcome.

Hmm...
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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by pcad » Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:12 am

Just to be clear, I don't have any info one way or the other. I was just speculating since there's no reason to hide anything inside the CE puzzles. At this point we're going to get whatever they decided to make.
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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by lopeze » Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:38 am

Hi
I ordered a CE set and always assumed it would have a shallow shaft because in the store it says it is "Revomaze V1 Extreme Collectors Set"! By reading this post I was confused and asked Joseph and I
All the puzzles in the Collector Set are V1 puzzles with drawbars
So hopes up for those who prefer V1 (like me :D)
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Re: Hollow or solid cores ?

Post by jerryloo71 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:40 pm

lopeze wrote:Hi
I ordered a CE set and always assumed it would have a shallow shaft because in the store it says it is "Revomaze V1 Extreme Collectors Set"! By reading this post I was confused and asked Joseph and I
All the puzzles in the Collector Set are V1 puzzles with drawbars
So hopes up for those who prefer V1 (like me :D)
Well that's certainly some good news...thanks for sharing.

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