How I Solve Centers on 4x4x4 BLD

Discussion in 'How-to's, Guides, etc.' started by Mike Hughey, Nov 14, 2007.

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1. siva.shanmukhMember

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did you try (l' F u2 F' l) U2 (l' F u2 F' l) U2?

2. calekewbsMember

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thanks mike! I just got into 3x3 bld and am borrowing a friends 5x5 so I thought, hey why not try that... and the edges seemed easy... but then I got to the centers. lol and had no idea how to tackle that beast. So thanks a ton!!!

3. ribonzzMember

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Isn't it the same just like the 2 x 2? I use the same algorithms and it works

4. ilikecubingMember

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I really want to learn this and I prefer written tutorials,but this is 4 years old.I'm sure a lot of stuff wud have been updated and advanced methods must have come,so is this tutorial really worth reading now in May 2011? Or this method is still decently fast.

5. Mike HugheySuper ModeratorStaff Member

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I still solve this way. I can get sub-7 times fairly regularly with it, and the primary reason I'm still slow is because I'm slow at wings; my centers are much faster than my wings.

The improvement that goes beyond this is simply to go straight for BH centers. That's superior - it will cut off a move or two per pair, on average. But it's a pretty minor difference.

6. riffzMember

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This tutorial isn't outdated at all.

Commutators are not outdated. And they never will be.

8. rubiksarlenMember

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i know it took really long to do this, but can u put a 4x4 bld tutorial on youtube? it's hard to understand written tutorials for me. sry

9. wontollaMember

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I suggest you rephrase your requests in the future. You will get little help if you sound like a lazy a. What will become of you when youtube is gone? Seriously.