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1. One WheelMember

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Just place one magnet, say, in an edge, and then hold the corner next to the edge to place the magnet in the corner. Then to do the next edge use the corner as your template, etc.

2. guysensei1Member

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Need some physics help here,

If I was magnetising a 5x5, I would put 2 magnets in each wing, one facing the corner and one facing the midge. My question is, in theory, does it matter if the magnets in the wing repel or attract each other? (ie, does one give a stronger attraction in the end product than another?)

3. xyzzyMember

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If they attract, then you get a very slightly stronger attraction in the end product, because now you have the wing-corner magnets also attracting the wing-midge magnets. (idk how to explain this well, so have this crude ASCII art diagram)

Code:
  corner   wing   midge   wing    corner

|      @|@     @|@     @|@     @|@      |
^ ^       ^
these two     |
will attract  |
this one    --|
(albeit very weakly)
In practice, the difference should be negligible.

4. DMCubingMember

Just build the cube up without the core once you've reassembled all the cubie pieces. If something is wrong, the cube won't hold together. Otherwise, if all is good, the magnets will hold it together without the core.

N48 is fairly strong in this cube, but fine if you prefer a pronounced magnetic feel.

5. One WheelMember

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How does the plastic/thickness compare between a Weichuang and a Wushuang? I have a Weichuang M that I'm not particularly excited about, and I'm getting a Wushuang that I'm inclined to try to magnetize. I'd like to do it right.

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Has anyone magnetized one of these Rubik Gans cubes they have at the WCs yet? I might have a go while I'm there.

7. I_<3_SCSMember

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speaking of that cube, isn't it just a gans cube with tiles?

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I've yet to see one but if I can get it open I'll give it a try. How thin are Gans usually? I have N52 and N35 with me (both 4x2 mm) and I favour stronger magnets.

9. grapefruit95Member

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channel/UCy6Ffq26wjc65i1O-a31RCg
Does anyone know what the cubicle uses in the WuQue M?

10. guysensei1Member

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Planning to magnetise an even layered cube, if i want to use 4x2 N50s in the outer layers, what magnets should I use in the middle layers to get the most similar feel as the outers?

11. CornerCutterMember

What do you think about N35 3x1.5mm in a Chuwen 2x2?

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12. DMCubingMember

Probably will feel nice if you like a lighter pullforce. I just did my Chuwen with N52 3x1.5 and it's awesome!!! I've been working on the video tutorial tonight.

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13. CornerCutterMember

Awesome, thank you! Is the Chuwen with N52's clicky?

When do you think the video will be out?

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14. DMCubingMember

No, not really clicky. N52 strength but small 3x1.5 so not too strong.

About to render the video now and should be uploading in the morning.

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16. CornerCutterMember

Thank you! I will be ordering the magnets later today!

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