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Practise Cubes

Eduard Khil

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Does anybody suggest making "practise cubes"?

Like I buy 3 cubes,

Put stickers only for the white cross,
Put F2L stickers on the second cube,
And then have a fully stickered cube for OLL and PLL?

And for Roux,

Put only First block stickers on one,
Put F2B stickers on the other one,
Put f2B + corners on the third one
and A fully stickered cube?

I'm not planning to go for color neutrality.
 

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I think I would recommend against a cube just for the cross. You would lose out on practicing look-ahead for the first f2l pair. You also would not be able to practice identifying easy x-cross possibilities.

-Doug
 

mark49152

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I bought two identical cubes and stickered one but not the other. Then I just swap pieces between them depending on what I want to practice.

At the moment I have it as a cross+1 cube.
 

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no no no no don't do that... there actually is no reason to do that and there are many reasons why you shouldn't do that.

and how can you make roux practice cubes anyway? are you using a fixed colour scheme?
 

josh42732

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This actually sounds like a good idea for BLD. You could put only the edges on and practice edges BLD and like mark49152 said, you could just swap out the cubies. Well, I guess that if you swapped out the edges, then you would have an edges cube and a corners cube, but you could use it to practice MBLD. The memo is exactly like a normal 3x3, but you would get the practice of switching cubes in mid-solve.
 

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This actually sounds like a good idea for BLD. You could put only the edges on and practice edges BLD and like mark49152 said, you could just swap out the cubies. Well, I guess that if you swapped out the edges, then you would have an edges cube and a corners cube, but you could use it to practice MBLD. The memo is exactly like a normal 3x3, but you would get the practice of switching cubes in mid-solve.
why cant you just ignore the edges or ignore the corners? during real memo you'll have to ignore them anyway
 

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why cant you just ignore the edges or ignore the corners? during real memo you'll have to ignore them anyway
Just an idea. I guess that it is more satisfying when you take off the blindfold and see that all of the edges by themselves are solved with nothing else, but I didn't think of that.
 
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