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masterofthebass

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Umm.... lubing is somewhat necessary. This is how I lube the 6 and 7:

1. Scramble! It makes me want to solve it :p
2. Pop out and inner and outer wing, along with their adjacent centers, leaving an area exposed. Spray and move the face around to try to spread the spray around, spraying at a bunch of spots.
3. Reassemble somewhat quickly, and start turning.
4. DON"T STOP TURNING! If you let them sit while drying, the pieces will fuse, and that won't be fun breaking them apart again.
5. Let sit for a couple of minutes to dry, and solve :)

BTW, I'm just using CRC, as it does its job. Not too worried about the acetone eating some plastic, as it hasn't ruined any other cubes.
 

alexc

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Umm.... lubing is somewhat necessary. This is how I lube the 6 and 7:

1. Scramble! It makes me want to solve it :p
2. Pop out and inner and outer wing, along with their adjacent centers, leaving an area exposed. Spray and move the face around to try to spread the spray around, spraying at a bunch of spots.
3. Reassemble somewhat quickly, and start turning.
4. DON"T STOP TURNING! If you let them sit while drying, the pieces will fuse, and that won't be fun breaking them apart again.
5. Let sit for a couple of minutes to dry, and solve :)

BTW, I'm just using CRC, as it does its job. Not too worried about the acetone eating some plastic, as it hasn't ruined any other cubes.
Whew, good, I'm probably going to get a 7x7 sometime after the nationals and I was afraid I would have to take it all apart to lube it, which I don't like to do because I'm afraid I wouldn't be able to get it back together correctly.:p
 

Jason Baum

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To lube the 6x6x6, I wanted to see what the mechanism was like, so I actually took the entire puzzle apart. I grouped the pieces together and sprayed them all, let them dry for about 10 minutes, flipped them, and did the same. Then I reassembled the puzzle, which took forever. It probably wasn't necessary at all, but I wanted to check out the insides of the puzzle :p

Dan, how many times do you think you've solved your 6x6x6 now? I've doen at least 15 solves so far and it doesn't seem to be getting any better.
 

pjk

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Just an update on the cubes I ordered. I am order 740. I haven't received any email from DHL about any shipping. I called DHL today and they said there wasn't any package in the system to me. So I don't think they have shipped my order yet.
 

AvGalen

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I am #989 and they have started their journey this afternoon.

See you soon my future friends
Did you get an email, or call? Thanks for the update.
I got an email:

Subject = INTRASHIP PREALERT ADVISORY
Content = DHL EXPRESS
SHIPMENT ADVISORY


Subject:Thank you for purchasing from our V-CUBE e-shop! We hope that you will enjoy our V-CUBE products! Please don't lube the cubes too much!


The following piece has been sent by MR. VERDES from
VERDES INNOVATIONS S.A via DHL Express on 01.07.2008 (AWB# XXXXX).
If you wish to track this shipment please contact your local
DHL Customer Service office or visit the DHL website at
http://www.dhl.gr/


Erik got a simular mail today
 
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I really wouldn't recommend the 6x6x6 as anything more than a collectors item. I've tried to solve it over 10 times now, and it has popped EVERY SINGLE TIME. I haven't even gotten through a full solve yet without it popping. I really hope the other cubes are better...
MWA HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH im SO GLAD i didnt get one.

not laughing at Jason just REALLY HAPPY i didnt get one lol.
 
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I am #989 and they have started their journey this afternoon.

See you soon my future friends
Did you get an email, or call? Thanks for the update.
I got an email:

Subject = INTRASHIP PREALERT ADVISORY
Content = DHL EXPRESS
SHIPMENT ADVISORY


Subject:Thank you for purchasing from our V-CUBE e-shop! We hope that you will enjoy our V-CUBE products! Please don't lube the cubes too much!


The following piece has been sent by MR. VERDES from
VERDES INNOVATIONS S.A via DHL Express on 01.07.2008 (AWB# XXXXX).
If you wish to track this shipment please contact your local
DHL Customer Service office or visit the DHL website at
http://www.dhl.gr/


Erik got a simular mail today

sorry for double post but i was order #704 and i didnt get ANY email at ALL yet. im kinda scared here something went wrong :(
 

deadalnix

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The 666 as a bad mecanisme to get the structure in a good position. instead of having an asymetric strcture (as rubik or eastsheen) V-cus as a perfectly symetric structure and some clips.

Sometimes, the structure misalgin with the reste of the cube, so you need to find the direction the cube can turn and play with the rotation until the structure is correctly positionned again.

The clip sensasion is very awful !

The 5x5x5 is realy good (beter than rubik or eastsheen I think).
 
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okay guys im really worried here. arnaud got his email and he is in the 900's a friend of mine got his email and his order is in the 1000's. and i am #704 and i havent recieved ANYTHING at all, am i screwed? someone give me some hope plz.
 

Mike Hughey

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Derrick, no one can say for sure, so all I can do is give you hope, but if you notice there were several people earlier on this thread who received their cubes without ever getting an email. They might have some glitches with sending out emails, or perhaps they're getting caught by a spam filter somewhere. But there certainly is a good chance that your cubes are already on their way to you.
 

Swoncen

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Order 1085 here and it is near my house.. the only thing is.. I'm at work.. *AAAAAAAAAAH*
 
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