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I've tried a drop before. The cube reacted the same way.
The Traxxas 50k will slow down the cube for a little bit once you at it to the cube, but after doing 20-50 solves it will/should break in really nicely and speed up, although it will not be as fast as something like the SCS Martian lube, but still really nice. And I say this all with having used Traxxas 50k for a few years now, and have tried different things with it.
 
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The Traxxas 50k will slow down the cube for a little bit once you at it to the cube, but after doing 20-50 solves it will/should break in really nicely and speed up, although it will not be as fast as something like the SCS Martian lube, but still really nice. And I say this all with having used Traxxas 50k for a few years now, and have tried different things with it.
The problem with it is that it never breaks in.
 
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could someone answer me?
Yes!:)

Personally I think that you are better off with any other lube then Maru. Although Maru can speed up the cube for a bit right after applying it, it only last for so long before more is needed. But with any of the "Modern" lube such as DNM-37, Lubical Black, Martian, Galaxy, and even Traxxas 10-50k, those are all much better then Maru.

Additionally, Although most of the lubes mentioned above are a little more expensive then Maru for the amount in the bottle, they are worth the couple extra dollars, and they last much longer in the cube then Maru, plus you only need a couple of drops of lube in the cube, so even a small bottle will last a while. The only lube lube I think that compares to Maru (in quantity of lube for the price) is the Traxxas lubes. I got a large bottle of the 50k 3 years ago and I still have about half a bottle left, and I say that because the 50k is pretty thick and you only need a very small amount of it in the cube to speed it up, and even with a small amount it will last forever.

Personally now I use the Traxxas for the core and SCS Martian for the pieces most of the time, but for certain cube or if I want a different feeling I will use the Traxxas 50k for the whole cube.

I hope this helps, but please ask more questions as you have them.
 
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Yes!:)

Personally, I think that you are better off with any other lube then Maru. Although Maru can speed up the cube for a bit right after applying it, it only lasts for so long before more is needed. But with any of the "Modern" lube such as DNM-37, Lubical Black, Martian, Galaxy, and even Traxxas 10-50k, those are all much better than Maru.

Additionally, Although most of the lubes mentioned above are a little more expensive then Maru for the amount in the bottle, they are worth the couple extra dollars, and they last much longer in the cube then Maru, plus you only need a couple of drops of lube in the cube, so even a small bottle will last a while. The only lube I think that compares to Maru (in quantity of lube for the price) is the Traxxas lubes. I got a large bottle of the 50k 3 years ago and I still have about half a bottle left, and I say that because the 50k is pretty thick and you only need a very small amount of it in the cube to speed it up, and even with a small amount, it will last forever.

Personally now I use the Traxxas for the core and SCS Martian for the pieces most of the time, but for certain cube or if I want a different feeling I will use the Traxxas 50k for the whole cube.

I hope this helps, but please ask more questions as you have them.
thank you very much! I have another question: what is better for core- wight 5 or lubicle black?
and is the wight 5 better on the core or pieces? and could someone explain what feel does each of the wight 1-5 gives?
also, if you could I would like you to explain exactly how to use core and piece lubricant?
 
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I prefer lubicle black.

But either will be great.

Weight 5 can be used for both. Chris Olsen (YouTube name is "cyotheking") has a really nice video about lube.

They all have silicone feel. 1 adds speed, weight 2 adds less speed and so on to weight 5. Weight 5 probably won't effect speed too much. (I haven't tried weight 5).

There are several good videos on YouTube about lubing a 3x3. None stick out to be better than another for videos.

I'm tired and have a bad headache, so if I missed something feel free to let me know. Hope it helps!
 
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Is it OK if I disassemble my cubes and wash them with water and dish soap to completely remove all lube from them?
Not only what @UnknownCuber said, but sometimes I'd take apart all the pieces and leave them soaking (except the core) in dish soap and warm water overnight. And these are with my stickered cubes. Although I only do this if I don't have the time to clean everything right away.

For the most part, if you've got a microfiber cloth, just wiping all the pieces clean should be pretty good enough.
 
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Core Lubing of a YG MGC
I would describe myself as an intermediate cuber but the core of the YG MGC looks pretty different from any other cube that I've lubed? Does anyone have any idea how to lube it? Any help is appreciated.
 
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