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Magnets Discussion and Help thread

Graaaby

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ok that sucks are there any with no D moves, with wide? cause i cant do D at all but i got used to a wide turn in one case
 

qwr

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for a beginner, wide moves are probably easier to do than D moves. D moves usually use ring and middle finger while wide R moves are just gripping the middle layer which is pretty easy to understand and perform at a beginner level.
 
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I would recommend learning how to do D and D' with your ring fingers, it's very helpful in lots of OLL cases. Also here are the two T cross case OLL's that I use/recommend:
Headlights Facing Inward (hold them in back): R2 D' R U2 R' D R U2 R
Headlights Facing Outward (hold them on left): Rw U R' U' Rw' F R F'
 

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Even though all my 2x2s can forward corner cut effortlessly and reverse cut small angles just fine, I still get some catches now and then when I overshoot. I think it's from my sloppy turning but I wonder if getting a magnetized 2x2 will actually help my times. I only have one magnetic 2x2, the YJ yupo v2, but I don't like the magnetic feel and turning on it.
 

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I've heard that at the highest level of 2x2, magnets hurt more than they help, because they apparently sacrifice a bit of TPS for stability when TPS is really an important thing. I don't know how valid this claim is, though.
 
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qwr

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I've heard that at the highest level of 2x2, magnets hurt more than they help, because they apparently sacrifice a bit of TPS for stability when TPS is really an important thing. I don't know how valid this claim is, though.
Interesting... well I can tell you the official 2x2 record (which is so satisfying to watch) uses a magnetic chuwen.

I'm pretty much the furthest from a high level solver you can get. I just don't want to use magnetic cubes as a crutch for achieving accurate turning.
 

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What magnets that can fit in RS3M 2020?
I want to add it, cause factory one feel too weak.
There is 4x2 & 5x1 n35, n45, n50, n52 in my local rubik's shop.

Thanks
 

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What magnets that can fit in RS3M 2020?
I want to add it, cause factory one feel too weak.
There is 4x2 & 5x1 n35, n45, n50, n52 in my local rubik's shop.

Thanks
Buy 24 4x2 N35 magnets. Add them only to the edges. No glue needed. Just drop them in and they'll stick to the magnets already there.
 

CFOP2020

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Im magnetizing a MF3RS2 when my magnets come and I got the Cubicle Strong Magnet kit. Did I make a mistake? I hear the magnets are really strong.
 
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