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It's no problem, I'd recommend using computer-generated scrambles though. Also, don't be afraid to call a lucky solve your PB. As long as it isn't a hand scramble, you can definitely call a lucky solve your best.

Or really, I just wasn't getting good times on the Valk Elite at all, despite having done like 500+ solves on it on various settings. So on a whim I core-swapped it with my old Valk M (you can't mix corners/edges from the two cubes because they don't perfectly fit, but the centres are similar enough) and it turns out Valk Elite core (green springs) + Valk pieces works pretty interestingly. (The other combination, Valk core + Valk Elite pieces, is very unremarkable.)

It's fast and still barely stable enough to be usable!

Kinda lame.... But I got my first ever correct 7x7 scramble lol. I also got my first sub 10
3Fw2 B2 Lw Bw F 3Uw U2 3Fw Lw L D2 Fw' R2 3Bw2 3Fw2 Rw 3Bw Rw' 3Fw F2 3Dw 3Uw' R U' Bw B 3Rw 3Uw L2 U2 3Bw' D Uw' Fw B Uw 3Bw2 3Uw Uw2 F2 L' Bw2 U Dw' Uw' Rw' Bw2 3Uw' D2 B2 Dw D' R' Bw2 B' 3Dw Uw 3Fw F' Lw2 Bw D2 3Dw2 3Uw2 F 3Uw U F Fw' Bw2 D F Fw2 R2 L Uw' B' 3Uw' B 3Rw' Lw Rw' D' F2 L' 3Uw 3Dw' B' F2 L Lw' Dw' 3Uw' D 3Lw' R' B' Bw2 3Uw' Dw2

Generated By csTimer on 2020-01-15
avg of 25: 6.92

Time List:
1. 8.84 D' U R2 D2 B2 R2 F2 U F2 L2 U R' U F U L' D B' R' U B'
2. (4.75) D' L2 B D2 F L' B2 R U' R2 U2 B R2 F' L2 D2 B U2 B2 D2 R2
3. 6.54 F' D2 F2 L2 B U2 B2 U2 L2 R2 B' R' F2 U2 R' D L2 U2 R' B'
4. 8.68 R' F D B2 L2 D2 U R2 U' L2 B2 R2 U' R B2 R' F R D' U B'
5. 6.39 B2 U L2 U' R2 U L2 U L2 D' L B' R D2 U F U B' L2 U'
6. 6.81 R F' U2 L2 U2 L' F2 R B2 F2 L U2 D R' U L2 B L D' F'
7. 7.44 B' F2 L2 D2 F2 R2 U' B2 R2 D' R2 D L2 B L' D2 R U' F L' U'
8. 6.20 F B2 D R2 U R2 U R2 U2 L2 R2 F R U' B D B U' L2
9. 7.76 U' D' F U' D L U2 F D B2 U2 R2 F2 L2 B2 R2 U' R2 L2 U
10. 6.39 L2 U2 F L2 F2 R2 B L2 U2 B R2 D R2 D F' U' L' B' R' U2
11. 6.70 U L F2 D2 B' D2 B L2 U2 L2 R2 F U2 R B F2 L B2 L' U B
12. (10.30) F' D L U R D' R U2 B' D2 F R2 F2 L2 B2 R2 F L2 D' B'
13. 6.83 F' L2 U2 L' U2 L D2 L' U2 R2 U2 B2 U2 F U B D2 F' L F'
14. 6.84 F' U D2 B2 U2 R' D2 R B2 U2 R2 B2 R' D2 F' D' U' F' D' R2 F'
15. 7.00 D' F' L U2 R L2 D' F' B R2 U R2 U R2 B2 D2 R2 D B2 L2
16. 6.79 R U' R2 U2 R D2 L B2 R2 B2 U2 L B2 L' B L2 R D' F'
17. 6.96 R F' D F U2 B' U F2 L' D2 L D2 L' F2 B2 R' D2 F2 R2 F R
18. (13.98) R F U2 B2 L' D' R' F' L U D L2 D' L2 B2 U R2 F2 B2 R2 D
19. 6.71 F2 R2 B' L' F' U D B2 L' B' L2 B L2 F U2 L2 U2 R2 L2 F D2
20. 6.31 F2 L2 D2 R2 F2 R2 B2 D U2 R2 D R2 L F D R U B2 L' F2 D'
21. 7.66 B D' F' U R F2 B' U F L2 D2 L' U2 R' D2 R' U2 F2 B2 R
22. 5.61 U L' U2 R' D2 L U2 R' F2 L U2 R F R F R2 U' F' D F2
23. 6.06 L' U' F B L F2 B R2 F2 B2 R B2 L' F2 R D2 B2 R U F2
24. 6.73 L B' L2 R2 F D2 B' D2 F R2 F L2 D' L2 D2 R' F' U' L B
25. (4.94) B2 R' D2 L' D2 U2 B2 L2 R F2 U F2 D B2 L U2 B F2 U2

I started practice 4x4 2 months ago. I had a horrible cheap cube that lock up all the time, my hands were quickly tired. I did 700 solves on it and my global average was 1min30s. Today arrived my YongJun YuSu V2 Magnetic (that I ordered 2 months ago), and I got my PB on the second solve, and now my average is 1min15s. Look how much difference! 15 seconds is too much!!

I am impressed how easy it turns, and how smooth. And next week will probably arrive my AoSu GTS2M, and it will be even better. I'm very happy and confident now

1. (1.63) R' U' F' U' F2 U2 R2 U' F' U
2. 2.19 U R U2 R' U R' U2 F R2 F'
3. 2.03 F R' F' R2 F' U F2 R2 F'
4. 2.48 F R2 F U' F R U' R' U'
5. (3.40) U' F U2 R' U R2 U F2 U'
6. 2.15 U' F2 U' R' U2 R' F U F2
7. 2.53 R U2 R' U' F R2 U' F' R'
8. 2.23 R2 U' R U' R' U2 F R2 U'
9. 2.23 U2 R2 F U2 F' U2 R U R'
10. 3.35 U2 F2 U R F2 R F' R' F U'
11. 3.15 U2 R2 U' F2 R2 U R F' U
12. 2.28 F R' U2 R2 U' F U2 R' U2 R
13. 2.70 F' R U R2 F2 R' F2 R F
14. 2.50 U2 F R' U F2 U F U2 R' U'
15. 1.99 F2 U R' U2 R F' U F R2 U2
16. 2.71 U' R2 U2 R' F' U2 R F2 U2 F'
17. 1.82 R2 U' F' U' F2 R2 F2 R' U'
18. 1.99 R2 F2 U F' U R F2 U' R
19. 2.61 U' R U2 R U' R F' R F'
20. (5.13) F' R2 F' R' F' U' R U R2
21. 1.88 F' U' R2 U F' R2 F' R F'
22. 2.78 U' R' F U' R U' R' F R2
23. (1.78) R2 U' F' U' R2 F2 U2 F' U'
24. 2.25 F' U R' U' R' F2 U R2 U'
25. 3.05 U R F2 R F' U' F U' F

Just dropped my 4x4 single by 25 seconds. What the flip!!!??????? Old PB: 2:15.xx New PB: 1:50.89.
Edit: I didn't switch cubes from the first PB. Still the YJ YuSu V2 M.

Just got an insane solve! It wasn't a PB, but it was very close but the real insane part of it was how creative I can get with my F2L solutions!

Recon: U2 F L2 F L2 U2 F R2 F R2 B2 U2 L F D B2 U' R2 D' B'
y' L' U2 B2 U2 L2 F' L' // Big Chunk (7)
y U M' U' r' U2 R U2 R' U R // All of F2L (17)
F R' F' R U R U' R' // OLLCP (25)
y' M2 U' M U2 M' U' M2 // U-Perm (32)

It ended up being 10.70 (and just for reference I average ~17), which was kinda lame as it was an overall really slow and clunky solve, but I'm still happy with it! Only 1.1 seconds away from PB and a very creative solution!

Smashed my 7x7 PB by over a minute. 8:23.305! Very happy with this. My centres were very nice and edges were slightly better than normal. I did get double parity though

This was surrounded by a bunch of mediocre solves, so getting it was a big shock. Old PB was 6.17, beat that by .35 seconds. 6.19 TPS, which is pretty solid, even though most of that was a J-perm.