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The 3x3x3 Example Solve Thread

branson_lau

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CFOP, 48 STM
R' U2 F U R' D2 F // Cross
D F' U F U R' U' R D' // F2L 1 & 2
L U L' f R2 f' // F2L 3
U2 L U2 L' U L U' L' // F2L 4
U2 r U' r2 U r2 U r2 U' r // OLL
M2 u' M2 u2 M2 u' M2 U2 // PLL

Roux, 43 STM
z2 // Inspection
F' U2 B D B U2 S' L' F' // FB
z U2 r2 U R' U2 R2 U R' U' R U2 R' U' R U R' // SB
U' R U R' U R U2 R' // CMLL
M' U' M2 U2 M U M' U2 M U // L6E

Nautilus (CMLL > L5E), 52 STM
z2 // Inspection
F' U2 B D B U2 S' L' F' // FB
z r2 U' r R U' R' M' U f' U f // 2x2x2
U2 M' U M // EO
U2 R U R' U R U R' // LS
U' R2 D' R U2 R' D R U2 R // CMLL
M' U2 M' U' M' U2 M U' M2 U' // L5E

Nautilus (LSLL), 56 STM
z2 // Inspection
F' U2 B D B U2 S' L' F' // FB
z r2 U' r R U' R' M' U f' U f // 2x2x2
U2 M' U M U' r U2 r' // EO DF
U2 R U' R' U2 R U' R' // LS
U' R U2 R' U' R U' R' // OLL
U2 x R2 F R F' R U2 r' U r U2 B2 // PLL

Next: L2 U2 B D2 F2 U2 F' L2 U2 R2 F2 D2 R' B' R' D B' D L B' F
better solutions for speedsolving
1. yellow zb
y2 x U D' L UR U r' y U2 F' R U2 F R//xxx cross
U' R U' R' F2 r U r' F//zbls
U R' D R2 U' R' U R U R' U' R U R2 D' R//zbll

2. yellow ollcp
y2 x U D' L UR U r' y U2 F' R U2 F R//xxx cross
U' R U R'//f2l 4
U2 R U R' U R U' R' U' R' F R F' //oll
R2' U' S R2 S' R2' U R2//pll

3. obvious red pseudo slotting
y l D' L//cross
U' R' U2 R //f2l1
U F U' F' //f2l 2
L U L' U' L U L'//f2l 3
D' F R U R' U' F' U' R U2 R' u2//f2l 4
R2 D' R U' R' D R U' R U R' U R U2//zbll

L' D L2//cross
U2 L' U L//f2l1
U R U' R2' U R//f2l 2
d' L' U2 L U L' U' L//f2l 3
U' r' U r U' M U' R' U' r//zbls
y' F' U' r' F2 r U' r' F' r F//zbll
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L' F U2 L2 F2 L2 F2 U' R2 B2 D' R2 D' U' B R' B2 R' F' R2 B2
 
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Next: B2 R2 D' L2 B L F2 U D2 R2 L2 B2 D2 R2 B' D2 R2 F' B2 L2

46 STM

R2 D' B' U2 F2 R D F // XXCross
L' U' L F U F' // F2L 3
U' B' U B U2 L U L' // F2L4
(r U' r') (U' r U r') y' (R' U R) // OLL
(y) (R' U2 R U) (R' U2 L U') (R U L') // PLL
U' // AUF

Next: D' B2 L' D R2 L F' R2 U D' F' B' L' B' U' D2 B U F D' U'
 

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z2 y
//edges UALS QONG XBIB
//corners JOQB QBFN

U' S' U M' U' S R' F' E' F R U //UF-DB-UL-BL-RD
R F' D2 F2 R' F2 D2 F2 R' F' R' // UF-LD-RF-RB-RU
[U M U : [M, U2]] [U : [R E2 R', U2]]

[U R : [U2, R D' R']]
[U D : [R D' R', U2]]
[U2, R' D' R]
[F U' : R U2 R' U' R U' R' L' U2 L U L' U L]

Recon: https://alg.cubing.net/?setup=U2_L-...F_U-_:_R_U2_R-_U-_R_U-_R-_L-_U2_L_U_L-_U_L]
Next: L2 F2 D2 R2 D' R2 D' L2 R2 F' L U' B' F R' F L2 D U
 
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Next: L2 F2 D2 R2 D' R2 D' L2 R2 F' L U' B' F R' F L2 D U
@Cubing Forever didn't provide a next scramble, so I'll do this.

z' R' U B' F2 L' F' R // EOcross (solution generated by my program)
R U' R2 L U' L' R // pair
U' L' U L U' L' U L // pair
U' R U2 R2 U2 R // pair + set up last pair
U2 R2 D' R U R' D R2 // WV
x R2 D2 R U R' D2 R U' R B' // PLL

Next: L D L B L F' D' F2 R F2 D L2 U L2 D R2 F2 U F2 U L2
 

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Next: L D L B L F' D' F2 R F2 D L2 U L2 D R2 F2 U F2 U L2
CFOP, 50 STM
x' // Inspection
M F B // Cross
U2 f' L f // F2L 1
L' U L R' U R // F2L 2
U R U' R2 F R F' // F2L 3
L' U' L U' L F' L' F // F2L 4
U2 F' U' L' U L F // OLL
R2 F2 R U2 R U2 R' F R U R' U' R' F R2 // PLL
alg.cubing.net

Roux, 44 STM (I'm actually getting decent at this method!)
y // Inspection
D2 L' U2 L U2 R U' B // FB
D R' U R D' U R U' R' U F' U' F // SB
R' F' U' F U' R U R' U R // CMLL
U M' U M U' M2 U M2 U M' U2 M U2 // L6E
alg.cubing.net

Next: F U2 L R2 F2 L F2 D2 R U2 R' B' D L2 R2 D' L2 U' B'
 

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next: L U L2 B' F' L2 B U2 F L2 D2 F' U2 L' D' R U2 L D2 U2
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CFOP, 52 STM
y2 // Inspection
R F R2 F L U L' B2 U R2 // X-Cross
D' F' U F D // F2L 2
F' U S' L2 f // F2L 3
U' R U' R2 F R F' // F2L 4
U' r U' r2 U r2 U r2 U' r // OLL
U2 R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U F' r' F r // PLL
alg.cubing.net

Nautilus, 34 STM
y2 // Inspection
R F R2 F U B U' B // FB
R U' R2 U R2 U' R U2 R' U' r' U2 M' // 2x2x2
U' S' R U R' S // LS with SV
M2 U' M' U2 M U' M2 // PLL
alg.cubing.net

Next: R F2 U2 L B2 D2 U2 L D2 L U2 D F' R2 U' B' R2 B2 D' B
 

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CFOP, 52 STM
y2 // Inspection
R F R2 F L U L' B2 U R2 // X-Cross
D' F' U F D // F2L 2
F' U S' L2 f // F2L 3
U' R U' R2 F R F' // F2L 4
U' r U' r2 U r2 U r2 U' r // OLL
U2 R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U F' r' F r // PLL
alg.cubing.net

Nautilus, 34 STM
y2 // Inspection
R F R2 F U B U' B // FB
R U' R2 U R2 U' R U2 R' U' r' U2 M' // 2x2x2
U' S' R U R' S // LS with SV
M2 U' M' U2 M U' M2 // PLL
alg.cubing.net

Next: R F2 U2 L B2 D2 U2 L D2 L U2 D F' R2 U' B' R2 B2 D' B

x // some weird version of Mehta
R2 F2 U u R' u2 // FB (6)
R2 U2 r // ledge (3/9)
U2 M' U' M' // EODF (4/13)
U R U2 R' U R2 U' R' U2 R' // DCAL (10/23)
S R2 S' R2 // DR edge (4/27)
U' F' r U R' U' r' F R // COLL (9/36)
U2 M' U2 M' U' M U2 M U2 // L5EP (9/45)

next: R U2 D' R F' B R2 F' U' F2 L2 F2 U2 F2 D2 L2 D F2 B
 

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Petrus - 44 STM

z' x' // Inspection
R B2 L D2 F' L2 // Block
R U R U R' U' F2 // Expanded block
U2 F R' F' // EO
U2 R U R U' R' U2 R U2 R' U2 R // F2L
U y' R U2 R' U' R U R' U' R U' R' y U2 // ZBLL

CFOP - 36 STM

z2 // Inspection
D' F2 L' R' B2 U' R' D2 // XCross
R' U R U2 R U R' // F2L 2
U2 B U2 B' // F2L 3
L' U L // F2L 4
(y') U' R U R' U R U' R' U R U2 R' // 1LLL
U2 // AUF


Roux - 35 STM

z' y2 // Inspection
B2 L2 D2 R U' R D2 L // First block
U2 R2 F R F' R F R2 F' // Second block
r U' r' F R' F' R // CMLL
M U' M' U' M U2 M' U M U M' // L6E

Next: L2 B U2 R' B' U' R' B2 D' B2 D' L' U R' D2 L' B2 F U' D2
 

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CFOP, 46 STM
x2 // Inspection
U R' U' B2 U F' U' F' L // Cross
U2 R' U R // F2L 1
F U2 F' // F2L 2
R U2 R' // F2L 3
U' L U' L' U M f' L' f M' // F2L 4
U' F U R U' R' F' // OLL
U' l U' R D2 R' U R D2 R2 // PLL
alg.cubing.net

Roux, 42 STM
x2 y' // Inspection
B D B' U' R U R' U F' // FB
R2 U M2 U2 r' U' r U R U' R2 F R F' // SB
F U R U' R' F' // CMLL
U' M' U' M U2 M' U' M' U2 M2 U M2 U2 // L6E
alg.cubing.net

Nautilus, 42 STM (35 with cancellation)
x2 y' // Inspection
B D B' U' R U R' U F' // FB
R2 U M2 U2 r' U' r // Pseudo 2x2x2 & DF
U R U' R' (U R U' R') // LS
(R U R' U) R U' R' U' R' F R F' // OLL
M2 U' M' U2 M U' // PLL
alg.cubing.net

ZZ, 50 STM
U' D2 F' B' U2 B D L D' U L2 R2 U' R L2 U2 R2 // EO XX-Cross
U L U' L U L2 U L U L' U' L U2 L' U L // Left
U' R U R' U R U2 R' // OLL
r U' L D2 L' U L D2 L2 // PLL
alg.cubing.net

Next: U2 D' L F D L U' B F2 U B2 L2 U2 R2 U' R2 D B2 D' B
 
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