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Possible to get fast (20-30s) using this method for square-1?

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Is it possible to get reasonably fast using the method described here: http://www.jaapsch.net/puzzles/square1.htm#s2m6? It seems pretty simple: acquire cube shape, pair edges with corners, fix parity, permutate pairs. I'm just wondering how fast this method can be.
I got to about 23 average in 3 months with Cary's variation of this method.
50 algs for full version but most are really easy to learn and are short.
 
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Tbh. I feel you want to be super fast at squan then you’re gonna have to learn a lot of algs and go with vanderberg, but if you want to be decently fast you can go for LIN. I know people that are sub-15 just knowing the 6 LIN cases and EPLL (+parity obv). Yes there’s people that are sub-10 with LIN. But they learned a lot of extra algs which is why I’m not taking them as an example. The only thing is LIN requires a bit of extra practice.
How useful this method your showing turns out to be depends on your goals and it’s learning curve. But I don’t see it as viable as something like LIN, vanderberg or even Screw.
 
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Well, it answers the thread's question, since it is kind of obvious that you could get 20-30 second averages with the method. The fact that you could even get sub-20 with Skwuction makes it not complete garbage in my eyes.

I know that I can't get really fast with this method, which is why I'm also learning Vandenberg at the same time.
 
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