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2-7 relay practice / 2-7 relay thread

rusty cuber

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so i'm getting a new 6x6 and 4x4 in a week and i was curious about 2x2-7x7 relays and trying them out, is there any "optimal" layout for solving? like any particular order to solve your puzzles in?
 

xyzzy

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If you're grinding attempts to get good singles, it makes sense to get the higher-variance solves out of the way first (which is to say, do the cubes in descending order; abort attempts early if you get bad solves on any of the big cubes *).

If you're just trying to get better average times, prioritise the ones where inspection time makes more of a difference. You get to make use of the last layer of 5/6/7 to look ahead to the other big cubes, so you should be doing 2/3/4 first.

* And of course, you'll have to scramble all of the cubes if you do this, not just the ones you started solving. No cheating in relays!
 
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