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[Help Thread] Megaminx Discussion

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So I’ve been doing quite a few solves and my times are going up every solve. I do t feel like this is normal.
 

MegaminxMan

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So I am currently averaging low 50's at the moment, and I really want to break that sub-50 barrier! What are some of the most important things to be doing in my solves that could help push me into the 40's?
 

Dr. Lube

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Since I am able to swap around the tiles on my Galaxy mengminx, I was wondering if any of the members here had modified their minxi with unusual color layouts and why that would be a good idea.
 

aerocube

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Since I am able to swap around the tiles on my Galaxy mengminx, I was wondering if any of the members here had modified their minxi with unusual color layouts and why that would be a good idea.
changing layouts could be a good idea if you're planning to switch to yu da hyun s2l
 

jakelevine

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Since I am able to swap around the tiles on my Galaxy mengminx, I was wondering if any of the members here had modified their minxi with unusual color layouts and why that would be a good idea.
I put yellow opposite white and replaced the original yellow side with grey, and black opposite that.

Feels much more normal to me, I couldn't stand grey opposite white
 

Dr. Lube

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Probably the stickerless... How would I be able to tell?

Edit: Nevermind. I figured it out... What a stupid design choice from the company...
 
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jakelevine

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Probably the stickerless... How would I be able to tell?

Edit: Nevermind. I figured it out... What a stupid design choice from the company...
Yup. Have to get rid of those male end connectors and it will be fine though at least mine is, can't even tell it was done besides the color swap
 

Dr. Lube

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Sure, but if I find a scheme I like I would want to apply it to all of my megaminxi and, while that would be easy on puzzles like the Cubing Classroom megaminx and ShengShou Gem, I have quite a few Galaxies and it would be a pain to do them all...

I suppose I'll just have to get used to the standard scheme.

Thank you for your help anyway.
 
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