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Aolong v2: change or not?

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So I have a MoYu Aolong v2 but I feel like I'm doing something wrong..it's just feels like I can't find the sweet spot in tensioning. Should I change cube and buy maybe something cheap but good and newer like the Little Magic, or am I doing something wrong in the s
 
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Honestly I'd say to just keep trying, and make sure your tensions are even on each side. The AoLong V2 is a very outdated cube, so you probably will want to get something newer eventually (I'd recommend anything magnetic, if you really want a step up), but you can definitely make it work with what you have.
 
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Strip the entire cube down including the core. Then build it up from scratch being sure the check the tensions on the core before you add any pieces. Once you build it up be sure to then tension all the sides by the same amount in order to maintain the tensions across the centers.

The Aolong V2 was a great cube, but by today's standards it's not quite there. Spend a couple $$ and get a budget magnetic cube
 
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Honestly I'd say to just keep trying, and make sure your tensions are even on each side. The AoLong V2 is a very outdated cube, so you probably will want to get something newer eventually (I'd recommend anything magnetic, if you really want a step up), but you can definitely make it work with what you have.
I keep trying to find a sweet spot, but I just seem to be missing it or it's just not there for me. I keep stucking on algorythms or slipping with my fingers if the tenion is too lose. The cube was awesome when I first started, but now it feels kinda awkward. What cube would you recommend which is not too too expensive?? (in the maximum of 20-25euros). And also, where should I buy cubes, living in Europe, Italy?? (amazon doesn't have great stock nor prices)
 
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Strip the entire cube down including the core. Then build it up from scratch being sure the check the tensions on the core before you add any pieces. Once you build it up be sure to then tension all the sides by the same amount in order to maintain the tensions across the centers.

The Aolong V2 was a great cube, but by today's standards it's not quite there. Spend a couple $$ and get a budget magnetic cube
I did that just 2 days ago, but the cube still feels akward to me. It was great at the beginning, but now it's just not there anymore.
Where would you buy a new cube, considering I live in Italy? (amazon does not have great stock)
 
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I did that just 2 days ago, but the cube still feels akward to me. It was great at the beginning, but now it's just not there anymore.
Where would you buy a new cube, considering I live in Italy? (amazon does not have great stock)
cubezz.com .... their prices are good, but the free delivery is slow depending on what your local postal service is like. Their express shipping on the other hand is amazing, but there is a price to pay for that.
 
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