# Cube Collectors Club

#### qwr

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maybe it'll be a fun endurance challenge to do a 10x10 in one sitting (as @Nmile7300 suggests in his non-wca puzzles video)
3x3 is like the 100m dash and a 10x10 is like a whole marathon

#### Kaiju_cube

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My 12x12 is the largest i have and it takes usually 2 evenings to start and finish it.

Doing the parity alg with a big cube and multiple layers at once is like, "whoa!"

So fast and easy on a 4x4, .. so not as easy on a 12x12. Lol

Though I've found using a mat and table make it much easier to keep things aligned and turning easier with the bigger cubes.

#### 2018AMSB02

I have 2-7 + 17, and on one of the solves I did the 17x17 in one sitting. Not fun at all.

#### EngiNerdBrian

I have 2-7 + 17, and on one of the solves I did the 17x17 in one sitting. Not fun at all.
You solved the 17 in a single sitting? I love cubing and especially big cubes but that’s just torture!

#### 2018AMSB02

You solved the 17 in a single sitting? I love cubing and especially big cubes but that’s just torture!
Well I don’t think I’ll do it again, but I found two other Coloradans with 17x17s and we joined a call and all did ours in one sitting (I was the slowest by an hour in case anyone was wondering)

#### qwr

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Well I don’t think I’ll do it again, but I found two other Coloradans with 17x17s and we joined a call and all did ours in one sitting (I was the slowest by an hour in case anyone was wondering)
A SS forums member weekly video call could be entertaining

#### qwr

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But did they actually come correctly tho

If it's a DIY kit (I'm not aware of any Taiyan box) then as long as nothing is damaged it doesn't matter if the package is crushed

#### ender9994

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But did they actually come correctly tho

If it's a DIY kit (I'm not aware of any Taiyan box) then as long as nothing is damaged it doesn't matter if the package is crushed

I got lucky in that other cubes inside the package took the brunt of the damage. Some of the taiyans were assembled and sold in the old dayan cube bags. I believe only the second batch (black logo) were released like this, though I have never even seen a red logo taiyan in person

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#### rubik2005

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My collection

Left out a few duplicates/misc in the picture, but the total comes out to about 80 puzzles

I think I'll scramble them and take pictures again to make it interesting

#### rubik2005

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nice collection
the wallpaper is cheating (is that a cubic menger sponge?)

I've thought about getting the huge 18 cm cube just as a novelty item but idk where i'd even store it
Alright, turned the monitor off.

I just looked for cool wallpapers and found that picture. You can put the big cube on the roof! Then you can just add water and soon you'll have a 3x3 the size of your house

#### Manxkiwi

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Just found this thread and I guess I'm definitely a collector. Over 130 now. My avatar is a pic of some of my collection from 4 years ago.

I thought I might take this opportunity to see if anyone recognises the model of Guojia in the pictures? No response from the 'what is this cube' thread, so thought I'd ask in the collectors thread. I'm hoping the oddly shaped cubies might jog someone's memory?

On the 'big cube' discussion; I've done a 10x10 in one hit, 57mins, nothing to shout about but I'm happy enough. I haven't timed myself on my 11 or 12, must do that one day. I do the 15x15 in sittings, usually a center or two at a time, totaling 4h41m!! I think there are YT vids of people doing it in an hour or so! Don't know how they do that? But it's good fun anyway.

#### qwr

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Just found this thread and I guess I'm definitely a collector. Over 130 now. My avatar is a pic of some of my collection from 4 years ago.

I thought I might take this opportunity to see if anyone recognises the model of Guojia in the pictures? No response from the 'what is this cube' thread, so thought I'd ask in the collectors thread. I'm hoping the oddly shaped cubies might jog someone's memory?

On the 'big cube' discussion; I've done a 10x10 in one hit, 57mins, nothing to shout about but I'm happy enough. I haven't timed myself on my 11 or 12, must do that one day. I do the 15x15 in sittings, usually a center or two at a time, totaling 4h41m!! I think there are YT vids of people doing it in an hour or so! Don't know how they do that? But it's good fun anyway.

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one of their later models, maybe one in the F series. remind me later to update the SS wiki

#### Manxkiwi

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Awesome thanks, I've searched the forums (found the Wiki stuff), but still no luck. Nothing on Google searching either (must now try 'F type').

It doesn't matter much really, but since I've been trying to find out what it is, it's been a little frustrating finding anything out. It only cost me $7NZ. But it is a little unusual eh? I stumbled on the logo (I think on here?) and found it to be Guojia. But nothing after that. Cheers.. #### qwr ##### Member Awesome thanks, I've searched the forums (found the Wiki stuff), but still no luck. Nothing on Google searching either (must now try 'F type'). It doesn't matter much really, but since I've been trying to find out what it is, it's been a little frustrating finding anything out. It only cost me$7NZ. But it is a little unusual eh? I stumbled on the logo (I think on here?) and found it to be Guojia. But nothing after that. Cheers..
In my time I only knew of the Alpha V, but about a year ago I did a whole bunch of research on old cubes. Type F is different from the Alpha f-series. See https://www.speedsolving.com/thread...tion-of-the-naming-of-the-alpha-series.30322/
It is very difficult to find some info on some of these cubes due to reviews not being as common.