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I have 2 questions:

what will happen if you only magnetise a 2x2 with 24 magnets instead of 48

should i try magnetise a mf8 and mf9
 
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I have 2 questions:

what will happen if you only magnetise a 2x2 with 24 magnets instead of 48
If you magnetize any even-layered cube with only 24 magnets in its center slice, the polarity will become mismatched when you turn it. Doubling the magnets ensures that it is the right polarity every time.
should i try magnetise a mf8 and mf9
If you've got the magnets and the time, by all means!
 

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Thanks! This is going to be my first time magnetizing a cube though. I hope I don't mess anything up!
 

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It's actually very easy:

Take a corner piece and an edge piece. Line them up together. Put a magnet in each piece. The magnets will attract. Move them to where you want them. Put some super glue on each magnet, making sure some glue hits the plastic. Wait 60-90 seconds. Pull the corner piece off and set it aside. Grab another corner and match it to the edge with the magnet. Drop in a magnet into the corner. Glue it. Wait. Repeat for the other 22 corners. Then reverse the process for all the edges, pairing them up to corners. Wait 30+ minutes. Put cube back together. You're done.

If you do it this way, you won't have to worry about putting magnets in incorrectly.
 

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Sounds very similar to the video that I watched at legoboyz3's channel. Maybe I should watch that video?
 
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how do you remove magnets?

I kind of screwed up on magnets strength of mf3rs2 and I need to remove all the magnets
 

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I believe there's no other way other than cutting the magnets off. I could be wrong though (Replying to Bui An)
 

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how do you remove magnets?

I kind of screwed up on magnets strength of mf3rs2 and I need to remove all the magnets
If you have needle nose pliers, you can try twisting the magnets off. You can try soaking the pieces in hot water first (this will obviously wreck the stickers) to help loosen the glue.

What magnets did you use and what don't you like?
 
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n35 4x2

i feel like it is too weak for me

remark that i drop the cube alot so i might also affect the strength
 
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