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Hi folks,

So I'm lucky enough to have won a forum competition, and am in line for a few free cubes. Thing is, I can't decide what to claim as my prize. I'm only really into 3x3.

Current main is a black Weilong, and I've narrowed my options down to:

Zhanchi (black, white, or milky)
Weilong (black, white, or milky)
Sulong
Chilong
Fangshi v2 (I already have a V1, and I'm not really a fan)

I've wanted a milky Zhanchi for a while, but I'm a Weilong convert, so not sure any more!

Currently waiting on reviews for the two new YJ cubes, but in the meantime any thoughts? I can pick any 3.
 

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Hi folks,

So I'm lucky enough to have won a forum competition, and am in line for a few free cubes. Thing is, I can't decide what to claim as my prize. I'm only really into 3x3.

Current main is a black Weilong, and I've narrowed my options down to:

Zhanchi (black, white, or milky)
Weilong (black, white, or milky)
Sulong
Chilong
Fangshi v2 (I already have a V1, and I'm not really a fan)

I've wanted a milky Zhanchi for a while, but I'm a Weilong convert, so not sure any more!

Currently waiting on reviews for the two new YJ cubes, but in the meantime any thoughts? I can pick any 3.
Definitly include chilong.
 

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If you don't like the Fangshi v1, probably scratch the v2.
I would personally go for the milky Weilong since you already know you like the cube. You might wait for info on the Chilong, however it's probably not going to be much different from the SuLong, which asmallkitten has done a review on. It's apparently slower and more controllable than the Weilong.

Milky Zhanchi, eh, if you like the Zhanchi, sure, but you seem to prefer the Weilong.
 

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Hey guys! I'd like to ask, which of the Moyu cubes are the best? WeiLong, SuLong, HuanYing, or else? Can you list them accordingly from the best to the least? Just list them to your opinions. :) And, are they any better than Type A, Shengshou (Aurora or Wind), Dayan, Dian Sheng, C's, Rubik's and other brands? Thanks!
 

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What about the Fangshi? Are they any better or about the same as WeiLong? I heard that both are almost identical and there's not much difference.
They are completely different cubes in my opinion. The feel is different and the FangShi tends to lock up more than the WeiLong. The FangShi feels also a little flimsier.
 

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If you don't like the Fangshi v1, probably scratch the v2.
I would personally go for the milky Weilong since you already know you like the cube. You might wait for info on the Chilong, however it's probably not going to be much different from the SuLong, which asmallkitten has done a review on. It's apparently slower and more controllable than the Weilong.

Milky Zhanchi, eh, if you like the Zhanchi, sure, but you seem to prefer the Weilong.
Thanks, that's pretty much what I was thinking. I hear the FSII is pretty much the same as the original, and I don't like the feel of it either in terms of weight or turning, so that's out!

So milky Weilong and 2 others. The 2 others will either be Zhanchis of some description, or YJ cubes of some description. If nobody likes the new YJ cubes, it'll be a milky Zhanchi and a spare Weilong.

I do prefer the Weilong... but I still love my Zhanchis! :p
 

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Yeah, all those people who say the Zhanchi has been killed are like the people who thought the iPhone would be killed. Only I actually like the Zhanchi.

I still do prefer my Fangshi because speed. But my Zhanchi is awesome. And it's black with white center caps and looks awesome :3
 

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Lol. I don't even have a good cube that has good corner cutting, speed, and all. My main cube is just a plain YJ. It costs less than 6 bucks lol. It pops almost all the time, slow speed, bad corner cutting. That's why I'm asking other cubers about their opinions on other brands because I want to buy a new one since I never had a good 3x3.
 

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Lol. I don't even have a good cube that has good corner cutting, speed, and all. My main cube is just a plain YJ. It costs less than 6 bucks lol. It pops almost all the time, slow speed, bad corner cutting. That's why I'm asking other cubers about their opinions on other brands because I want to buy a new one since I never had a good 3x3.
You can't go wrong with a Fangshi or a weilong or a zhanchi for that matter.
 

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Lol. I don't even have a good cube that has good corner cutting, speed, and all. My main cube is just a plain YJ. It costs less than 6 bucks lol. It pops almost all the time, slow speed, bad corner cutting. That's why I'm asking other cubers about their opinions on other brands because I want to buy a new one since I never had a good 3x3.
Get a Sulong.
 

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I want a 3x3x3 that feels like as much like a Rubik's brand cube as possible while still being able to reverse corner cut at least one-third of a piece.

I have the following 3x3x3s.
Rubik's non-DIY - (very broken in, then Lubixed core and pieces)
colored (a.k.a. stickerless) DaYan GuHong - (very broken in)
ShengShou (the first version)
F II - (with Lubixed pieces)
DIY Rubik's cube - (with Lubixed core, silicone sprayed pieces)
DaYan ZhanChi - (CrazyBadCuber tutorialed)
DaYan GuHong version two
Type C V: WitYou
LanLan - (lightly Florian modded)
Ghosthand II
DaYan LunHui
another F II
ShengShou Aurora - (broken in)
MoYu WeiLong
The one I like the most, as far as feeling goes is the first F II. I don't use it because of its reverse corner cutting. It is not generous enough to fit with my turning style. It almost is though. (I know that I could modify it. However, I think that doing that would change the feeling of it. Also, for convenience and the possibility of future replacement, I'd prefer to get a new cube rather than changing a current one.)

What cube should I get?
Thank you.

P.S. - I currently have a YJ SuLong coming in the mail.
 

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I have a $50.00 Gift Card laying around, and I've FINALLY found a good plan to buy a 2 x 2, a 3 x 3, a 4 x 4, a 5 x 5, Some lube, and a Megaminx. I apologize for bringing this up again, but I really want to make a well-thought out decision, instead of completely buying a hype about a cube just to purchase it and realize how inferior it is to other speedcubes. Any suggestions or comments I will take into consideration. Just for information, I'll tell you that I like cubes on the faster side that work well with light turning. I personally prefer quiet cubes so I don't disturb others, but I don't mind loud cubes at all. For my lubricant, I don't need much. I just need a lubricant that doesn't make the cube gummy and preferably Lubix or Differential Oil.

Lube: Team Associated 30,000 CST Diff. Oil - $6.50
2 x 2: White Wittwo Type C - $12.88
3 x 3: YJ SuLong White - $6.99
5 x 5: ShengShou 5 x 5 - $7.65
Megaminx: ShengShou Megaminx White - $10.99
Shipping & Handling: $2.99
Total: $48.00
 
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2x2: Dayan, WitTwo v1, possibly MoYu LingPo which is new. Somebody said the WitTwo v1's are made with bad plastic now but I don't know for sure.
3x3: MoYu Weilong, Maru CX3 are near the top right now, as well as Fangshi v2 and Gans III; also ShengShou Aurora if you don't mind occasional pops, and Zhanchi is also always good. Possibly MoYu Sulong might be good.
4x4; ShengShou v5 is most established, MoYu WeiSu looks like it might be really good though.
5x5: ShengShou IMO
Lube: Traxxas, 50K is standard but 30k works too esp. if you want less gummy (faster)
Megaminx: Don't take my word but I think Mefferts, Dayan, mf8.
 
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