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[Help Thread] Puzzle Setup / Tension Discussion

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First you have to clean and relube the screws, then use ONLY DNM-37 for lube and afterwards throw the cube in the garbage and get the MGC 6c6 which comes pre-magnetized for the low low price of $28.21 including shipping using the discount code 'pockets' at checkout
You're welcome @ColorfulPockets, I just made you a few cents, now travel back in time and go buy yourself a loaf of bread from 1901.

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It is slow and catchy
 

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Is it possible to be fixed?

What about yushi v2?
Honestly, 6x6s are slow and bad, the only exeption being the MGC. Even the X-man Shadow, Yushi V2 M, and the Aoshi are all awful in comparison.
The MGC is cheap and the only option for competitive 6x6, unless you want a slow catchy shadow or a slightly faster and more catchy aoshi.
 
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Honestly, 6x6s are slow and bad, the only exeption being the MGC. Even the X-man Shadow, Yushi V2 M, and the Aoshi are all awful in comparison.
The MGC is cheap and the only option for competitive 6x6, unless you want a slow catchy shadow or a slightly faster and more catchy aoshi.
I am not getting the mgc as I am a beginner in 6x6 and I do not compete in 6x6 in comp. A self-magnetized ylm 6x6 is my only 6x6, and I just want to try my best to make my ylm comfortable to use, at least catch less and turn faster. My ylm is so sluggish, even after lubing the pieces and the core. The friction in each turn is so strong that it makes my hands feel tired. Turning feels heavy. How to reduce the friction in each turn?
 
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I am not getting the mgc as I am a beginner in 6x6 and I do not compete in 6x6 in comp. A self-magnetized ylm 6x6 is my only 6x6, and I just want to try my best to make my ylm comfortable to use, at least catch less and turn faster. My ylm is so sluggish, even after lubing the pieces and the core. The friction in each turn is so strong that it makes my hands feel tired. Turning feels heavy. How to reduce the friction in each turn?
You can't, it's a budget cube for a reason. I personally would not have lubed it because lube slows cubes down unless you use DNM-37 or Max Fleet.
You will need to clean it out with soapy water and a toothbrush then let it dry for at least 24 hours. Even then It will still be slow, but now slightly less so.
 
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You can't, it's a budget cube for a reason. I personally would not have lubed it because lube slows cubes down unless you use DNM-37 or Max Fleet.
You will need to clean it out with soapy water and a toothbrush then let it dry for at least 24 hours. Even then It will still be slow, but now slightly less so.
I have heavily lubed it with water base lube, and the friction and sluggishness have gone away. It is still slow, but at least it isn't stiff now.
 
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Did you clean out the original lube? if not the silicone will mix with the water and slow it down even more.
No.Btw, I lubed the core with silicone lube. After using water based lube, it is a bit faster and smoother, but turning still feels heavy that makes my hands tired after a solve.
 
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I recently just got a magnetic x-man galaxy V2 megaminx and out the box it feels really stiff and is very hard to turn. I am quite new to all of this and was wondering if anyone had any tips/guides? Cheers.
 

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I recently just got a magnetic x-man galaxy V2 megaminx and out the box it feels really stiff and is very hard to turn. I am quite new to all of this and was wondering if anyone had any tips/guides? Cheers.
Try loosening the tensions and lubing it with some faster lubricant, then do a bunch of solves to break the cube in
 

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Try loosening the tensions and lubing it with some faster lubricant, then do a bunch of solves to break the cube in
Ah right thank you also realised I posted this on the wrong forum soz. Do you have any lube recommendations I have some MoYu v1 lube atm.
 

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Ah right thank you also realised I posted this on the wrong forum soz. Do you have any lube recommendations I have some MoYu v1 lube atm.
If that is the red bottle one then yes, if its the blue bottle one then no. The only way I could get mine to speed up was by cleaning it out all of the way and lubing it with only DNM and Lubicle-1. The LM is much faster so if you are absolutely certain you won't be able to speed up your cube.
 

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Yeah its the blue bottle lol rip. So did you use 2 types of lubes or should Just get 1?
 

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Yeah its the blue bottle lol rip. So did you use 2 types of lubes or should Just get 1?
I would recommend getting the bundle since you get a great price, but if you can only get one then get DNM
 

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I would recommend getting the bundle since you get a great price, but if you can only get one then get DNM
Ah right thank will get both but from a different website as I'm from the UK. How best would you say to lube the puzzle?
 
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