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PCCuber's progression thread.

PCCuber

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This will be my progression thread. I average 16-18 seconds on 3*3 cube, and other events that I enjoy but am not so good at are 5*5 and megaminx. My PB single for 3*3 10.35, and I hope to beat the sub-10 barrier in singles soon. If anyone has any suggestions on how I could get sub-15 I would appreciate it a lot
 

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Nice that you are starting a progression thread. To help you on your sub-10 goal, it would be helpful to know what you have learned already. I assume you know full PLL, but what about advanced F2L? Full OLL? That info would be helpful to give some tips. Good luck on your goals!
 

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Haha :p

As for what you have learned so far, I would recommend learning more of the advanced F2L algs, as full OLL is less necessary right now. I wouldn't recommend working on more color neutral, but I would recommend lookahead, if you know what that is, as it really helps shave a few seconds off your solves.
 

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It seems to be going well! I just got this crazy good PR ao12 of 15.64 seconds!
I got loads of 14's, which is nice. I don't know if this is thanks to lookahead or luck though.
Generated By csTimer on 2021-03-27
avg of 12: 15.649

Time List:
1. 14.067 R2 D' F2 L2 D U2 B2 L2 D2 L2 F2 L' B' F' R D' F2 D' L'
2. (14.053) B R' B2 L' D2 L2 B2 U2 B2 R F2 R' U2 B' U F D L' B F' L
3. (21.263) R2 U2 L2 D' L2 U B2 U' R2 U B2 R2 L' F U2 B' F' D F2 U L'
4. 14.613 B' D2 R U2 F' R2 U' B2 D' U2 B2 R' F2 R B2 L' U2 R' D2 L'
5. 17.151 B2 D L2 U2 L2 R2 B2 D B2 D B' L D R2 D B2 L2 B2 L'
6. 14.175 D2 F' B R F' D2 B' D' L2 U2 R U2 R F2 L' B2 U2 B2 L' U
7. 15.114 B' L2 U' L2 U' F2 U' F2 U2 F2 D2 L U2 R2 F L B R2 U2
8. 16.638 D2 L' B' U R D F' R' B U' F2 B2 L2 F2 U' R2 L2 B2 U' D2 F2
9. 14.811 R D2 F U' D B' D R2 L' F' U2 R2 B2 R2 D F2 R2 U D L2 B2
10. 18.367 R' B' D2 F' U F' D R' F2 R B2 R F2 D2 L' F2 L B2 D2 F L2
11. 15.628 R' D2 L2 U2 L2 D' F2 U2 F2 U F2 D' R2 B' R2 D' L' F2 R2 F' R
12. 15.922 U2 D' R' U' B2 L2 F R F2 B2 R2 U2 B2 R2 L' F2 U' F
 

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Yeah, lookahead has helped me a lot. I have done an ao50 of 16.9 seconds, which is significantly faster than last week. I have noticed however, that my times have started of very well, and gradually got worse and worse, so it was a struggle to keep the mean under the 17-second barrier. I will carry on doing this to get more used to turning slower, and actively focus on the solves I am solving, as there were a few distractions distracting me.
Average: 16.880 (σ = 1.14)
Mean: 16.955

Time List:
1. 15.546 U' D' L B' L F' D2 B R' U L2 F2 R2 B2 D L2 U2 D' @2021-03-27 20:06:39
2. 16.581 F U' D2 B' D2 B2 F U2 R2 B2 U2 R2 F L' D' F' R2 D U R2 @2021-03-27 20:07:23
3. 16.590 B2 D' L2 B2 F2 U B2 D U' F2 U2 B2 R' B2 D2 B R2 F D' B U' @2021-03-27 20:08:56
4. 15.801 L' F2 U2 F' R2 F' L2 F U2 F' D2 U2 L B2 D R' F L2 F2 U2 @2021-03-27 20:09:27
5. 19.159 U' B2 L2 F2 L D2 L D2 R' F2 R' U2 D B U2 R' F U R2 B @2021-03-27 20:09:56
6. 14.645 B' L2 D L2 D2 F L' F2 D B2 L2 D R2 U2 D F2 R2 L2 U' B U2 @2021-03-27 20:10:30
7. 16.148 D' L B2 L' F2 R2 B2 R U2 R2 D2 U2 R D' U2 B R D2 R F2 @2021-03-27 20:11:40
8. 14.546 D2 R D2 B U2 F' R2 F' U2 R2 B2 R2 F D L' F2 R2 F2 R U' @2021-03-27 20:12:11
9. 22.877 F D' B L2 D' B2 U' L2 U B2 U B2 R2 B' L U' L' R F2 L @2021-03-27 20:12:38
10. 17.116 B U2 B' D2 B2 R2 D2 L2 F U2 B U R' D' B U2 L R2 B' D R2 @2021-03-27 20:13:18
11. 17.152 U2 B D2 B2 U2 B' R2 F R2 U2 F' L' U F' L2 U2 B' R2 B2 D @2021-03-27 20:13:48
12. 18.229 F' L2 R2 U R2 F2 L2 D' R2 B2 R2 U' F' D' B' L' D F R U' @2021-03-27 20:14:23
13. 16.151 R2 B F2 U2 L2 B' R2 F2 U2 L2 U2 F U' B' L2 R' B2 D2 B' L F2 @2021-03-27 20:14:56
14. 17.072 F' U2 B' R2 F2 U2 R2 D2 B L2 B' R' D L' R' D F R' B' L @2021-03-27 20:16:57
15. 16.091 R B' U2 B' U D2 F D' R' L2 D' F2 R2 D L2 D' B2 D L2 U' L2 @2021-03-27 20:17:34
16. 17.049 U' B F2 D L2 U' L2 D2 F2 D B2 R' F U R' B2 L B' D2 R @2021-03-27 20:18:10
17. 16.258 B2 R2 D B2 U2 B2 R2 L B F' D' L2 B' R B2 D @2021-03-27 20:19:21
18. 15.913 D R2 B2 L2 U F2 D U L2 D' L2 B' L' F R' B2 F U' L2 B' L2 @2021-03-27 20:20:35
19. 13.168 L' R2 U L2 U' F2 R2 D' F2 L2 D2 U' R' U' B D' L R' U' @2021-03-27 20:21:16
20. 16.646 D' R D F2 L2 U R2 D R2 U R2 U F' D' F2 L' F' U L' F @2021-03-27 20:22:31
21. 16.272 R U F2 D L2 R2 U2 R2 U' B2 R2 F2 R' B' F2 U R2 U2 F U' F @2021-03-27 20:23:49
22. 18.382 R U' R' L U2 B' D' R' D R2 F2 U F2 R2 U2 L2 F2 D F2 R2 @2021-03-27 20:24:31
23. 15.987 D2 R2 U2 L U2 F2 L' R' F2 U2 R D B' U' R2 B' L F U2 L @2021-03-27 20:25:14
24. 15.681 L2 D2 L U2 L B2 R U2 B2 R B2 D L B' D' R B' F2 U F2 @2021-03-27 20:26:35
25. 18.529 B L U' R' U2 D B' R2 F U2 F2 D' R2 D F2 R2 U2 L2 D2 R' @2021-03-27 20:27:05
26. 18.062 R U2 F' B2 L2 D L2 D2 U' L2 B2 U' B2 D2 B R U2 R' U L B2 @2021-03-27 20:27:42
27. 16.569 F' R F B' U2 D R D2 L2 F' L2 U2 F U2 F' D2 B2 L2 D' B2 @2021-03-27 20:28:17
28. 13.700 R F2 R2 L' F L U' B' R D2 L' U2 L F2 R D2 R B2 L2 D2 @2021-03-27 20:28:47
29. 17.257 B2 D2 R2 D L2 R2 D F2 D' B2 L2 D' R' F L2 U' B2 D2 B L' U' @2021-03-27 20:29:15
30. 16.905 U2 R2 U' R2 B' R' F L2 U R U2 F2 B2 R L2 F2 D2 B2 R U2 B2 @2021-03-27 20:29:50
31. 20.471 B U2 F R' U L U2 B' R U2 R2 U2 R2 F2 U' L2 F2 R2 F2 U2 R2 @2021-03-27 20:30:31
32. 16.240 L U2 R D2 B2 R F2 L2 B2 F2 R' B' D F R' U' L2 B2 R2 B R2 @2021-03-27 20:31:38
33. 14.200 F' U B2 R2 D2 F2 U L2 U' F2 L' D2 R' D' R F' R2 @2021-03-27 20:32:10
34. 16.306 D L U B2 L' B D2 B' D' F2 R2 D2 B D2 B2 D2 F2 L2 @2021-03-27 20:32:40
35. 20.634 U2 R L2 B' L2 D' R2 B' R' B2 R2 D R2 D F2 R2 B2 L2 B2 U' B2 @2021-03-27 20:33:18
36. 18.937 U F2 U' B2 D R2 F2 D2 L B2 F' U R2 B2 D L R2 U2 @2021-03-27 20:34:34
37. 18.206 U B2 F2 U' F2 L2 U' R2 F2 U' L' U2 B U' B2 L F R B2 @2021-03-27 20:35:08
38. 17.605 D L F2 L2 B2 D2 F2 D U2 R2 U2 L' B' D' B2 R U2 F R2 @2021-03-27 20:35:40
39. 18.860 D' L2 D F2 D' R2 F2 R2 U B2 L' U2 F2 R2 F L' D L B' @2021-03-27 20:36:15
40. 16.363 D U2 B2 L' B2 R' D2 F2 U2 B2 R B' F L' B2 F' U2 R D' @2021-03-27 20:36:51
41. 17.381 D' L' F2 U' B2 U2 L2 F2 U R2 D F2 R2 B2 F' U R B L' U L' @2021-03-27 20:38:05
42. 15.685 B' U2 R2 D2 U' F2 D' F2 R2 F2 L2 F D' R2 U2 B2 R F2 U2 @2021-03-27 20:39:16
43. 17.418 U2 L' F R B' D' R U2 F U2 B2 D2 F' L2 U2 D2 B R2 L' F U @2021-03-27 20:40:25
44. 15.716 B L D F' R D' B2 U R' B2 U2 R' L' U2 F2 B2 R' D2 B2 U2 @2021-03-27 20:41:45
45. 15.607 L2 D2 B2 D2 B2 L2 D2 F2 L' D2 L' D2 B' R U L' B L B' L @2021-03-27 20:42:15
46. 16.023 D F' B2 L2 F2 U2 F2 D' F2 R2 D' R2 D B' D' L F' R' B' R @2021-03-27 20:42:45
47. 17.727 B2 U B2 F2 L2 D B2 L2 B2 D2 R B2 D F L2 F' U' R F2 R2 @2021-03-27 20:43:15
48. 18.909 F2 L2 B R2 B' D2 L2 B2 U2 L2 B L' U L2 D' L2 F D2 B2 L' B' @2021-03-27 20:44:36
49. 17.648 R D F' L B R D B R2 F B2 L2 F U2 B2 U2 D L' @2021-03-27 20:45:56
50. 17.740 L2 F2 D2 R U2 L F2 L U2 L' U2 F' D2 F' U B L D' F2 L @2021-03-27 20:46:32
 

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So I just put a few drops of lube into my YJ Yulong, and the results are great. My times have dropped by around a second immediately, andI haven't even broken it in! I am averaging now 15-16 seconds and the sub-15 barrier is very close now!
 

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