Metalic spring sound from cube

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Metalic spring sound from cube

Postby Sepultic » Sun Oct 12, 2008 8:56 pm

Alright so i got my second cube today, an ICON, and whenever i turn it, it makes this like metallic springing sound. My first cube did this on one side and i got rid of it by lubing the mechanism. So do i need to just lube my cube (lols) and its done?
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Re: Metalic spring sound from cube

Postby borginator2 » Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:47 pm

Not sure about Icon cubes.  I do know that every Rubiks brand 3x3x3 I ever owned makes that crunchy springy noise when it's turned.

I got what they call a 'Competition Standard Speed Cube' from Puzl.  That doesn't make those noises, despite being the same style as the Rubiks.  Also, none of my eastsheens make that noise.

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Re: Metalic spring sound from cube

Postby Ekaven » Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:10 pm

I heard about DIY type D with a type A core is 'the best'. Have you compared the cube from Puzl and a DIY cube Borginator2? Just wanna know what is really the best.

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Re: Metalic spring sound from cube

Postby Erno Rubik » Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:48 pm

Heiowge (borginator2) doesn't have a Type D w/ Type A Nylon Core.
I do, though, and I think that it is the best cube ever made.
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