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First DIY!!! (White)

Cubie Newbie

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YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I ordered my first DIY Kit! I decided not to order from a "store" but rather an independent seller whose product was cheaper. Shipping was first class, so cost a lot, but will take less than a week because the seller lives in the US.

So, is there anything I really should know about the DIY? I plan on using the paper method or the sticky tack/silly putty method to keep the center caps in place. I do realize that the white plastic is a little bit softer. How should I go about tuning the tension? What things should I NOT do? Does anyone recommend me to replace the white stickers with a set of black ones?
 

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No, I'd say to keep the black stickers. White's easy to recognize because it's very bright. Black takes a bit of getting used to. I don't have any problem with using black (I use black on my white DIY cube, my white stickers got wasted, but I don't want to get into that), but you might occasionally confuse blue and black.
 

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Well if its a white DIY it is probably like the Chinese cube shops so the center caps should stay on by themselves.
As for what to do with it idk I have had my DIY forever and so just broke it in through use over a long time. My new type white cube I put black stickers on but I have also used a white cube with white stickers I think it is up to you what color stickers you want.
 

Cubie Newbie

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Thanks for the replies! I guess I'll try the white stickers first and see how I like them.
 
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You don't really need to worry about the sticker situation all you need to do is ajust the tension suitable for you that is the beauty of DIY cubes
 

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YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I ordered my first DIY Kit! I decided not to order from a "store" but rather an independent seller whose product was cheaper. Shipping was first class, so cost a lot, but will take less than a week because the seller lives in the US.

So, is there anything I really should know about the DIY? I plan on using the paper method or the sticky tack/silly putty method to keep the center caps in place. I do realize that the white plastic is a little bit softer. How should I go about tuning the tension? What things should I NOT do? Does anyone recommend me to replace the white stickers with a set of black ones?
OMG!!!! WTF!!!!!! Hi its me NewbieCubie, I made a new account, anyway I am getting my DIY in two days and you are getting yours soon, same names, lol anyway get some black sticks, they look mean!!!
 

Cubie Newbie

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Your getting a DIY too!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! OMG!
Yeah, I definitely think I'm getting some black stickers (after trying the white ones on). I looked at the V-Cubes, and their black stickers make them look so cool. Then again, I might have to get a lighter blue with that, too.

EDIT: Just to clarify, I still don't have my cube, but once I do, I'm going to put the white stickers on first and see how I like them. I haven't yer put the white stickers on.

P.S. It is kinda interesting that NewbieCubie and CubieNewbie are getting their DIYs on the same week!
 

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Im building a cube4you white regular Type A and i have a question about the screws.

they are partially threaded, but the threads still stick into the center pieces after i have set the tension....is this normal?
 

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