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How do I make a Sonobe Polyhedra with 130 modules? I can't connect them right!!! Answered

Okay, so I saw this awesome picture of a Sonobe ball made from 130 modules, and I just can't seem to connect the peices to mine the correct way! Can anyone help me?

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Shadowfury

9 years ago

I'm not sure if you can construct any sort of regular platonic solid out of 130 pieces. But you can out of 270. Also, the first picture in that instructable is made of 270 pieces, not 130. You could google it, I found that some could be made from 150, 135, 210, 180, 120, 90, 84, 48, 42, 30, 12, 6, and 3 units. But the hard part is finding the actual instructions.

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Marik I.Shadowfury

Answer 6 years ago

Actually, the most popular possibilties are 6, 12, 30, and 270 units. 6-cube, 12-stellated octahedron, 30-stellated icosohedron, and 270- "epcot ball" (which it really isn't a correct scale model, people just call it that. If you want to know why it's not correct, ask me on my orangeboard). There are other possibilities, but it is very hard to predict the number of units needed. I'm still working on the 270 unit "epcot ball" and then I'll make the next possible polyhedra and post the number.

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Marik I.Marik I.

Answer 6 years ago

Just to clear it up, it is impossible to make a sonobe polyhedron with 130 units. (Forgot to add it in in my answer LOL)