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New to cubing

Postby Glow » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:16 pm

I learned how to solve a 3x3 2 weeks ago,
and I'm looking for a better cube.
I was wondering what good type of cube would be.

Additional info~
My pb is 1:35, average at 1:43
And I was looking at cube4you
and I heard DIY's are good,
so I found this one (Sorry, no direct links to a competitors site / products please)
and I'm wondering if its any good. (I like glow in the dark stuff (:)
Oh, and I was hoping to get a good glow in the dark one. (:
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Re: New to cubing

Postby Sharkretriver » Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:21 am

Cube4you DIY is ok, but I prefer you have a Dayan Zhanchi. I'm not sure what the more recent awesome cubes are though.

With an average above 1:00, I think that you could consider working on your fingertricks/lookahead as well.
Fingertricks: Are you using your entire hand to spin the U layer or just the easy flick of the index finger? If not the latter, then you should make it be.
Lookahead: Are you pausing for long times looking for pieces? Reduce those pauses.
lol, here to help ^_~
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Re: New to cubing

Postby SolvetheRubiksCube » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:07 pm

"Rubiks" Cube works fine, but depends on how lucky you are with your cube.

Also DaYan cube is very good for speed. There are plenty of websites to buy it.
Rubik's Cube solutions at TheRubiksCube.com
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