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Hello! I am a begginer cuber that has been cubing for about 2 months now. My cube is definitely not the best, not a rubik's brand. Heck, I don't even know what it is. It turns okay, but meh. I have recently been looking into getting a better 3x3 and probably a pyraminx. What 3x3 and pyraminx would you recommend and why? Thank you!
P. S. Forgot to mention that I'm on a budget. Something under 20 dollars.

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Thank you very much! Hope you have a nice day! Happy cubing!

#### VIBE_ZT

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So here is a list of all my mains for every event.

I realize that some of these cubes aren't the greatest, which is why I wanted to make a post asking the community which they would recommend. I will put them all here just in case there is a better option than what I currently use.

Price is not an issue. I usually save for cubes anyway. Though... < 60-65$is a lot. So I might not want to buy something at that price point. 2x2: Cubicle YJ MGC I quite like this cube 3x3, OH, Feet, BLD: MoYu Weilong GTS3M Very good, but a bit fast. Slowed down with Compound X, it is amazing. 4x4: Cubicle QiYi Mini WuQue M Perfect in my opinion 5x5: none atm but I am ordering a YLM 5x5 M no current opinion 6x6: Cosmic QiYi WuHua v2 M Pretty good, but a bit slow. 7x7: QiYi WuJi Hard to control, and the layers are rather uneven. Smooth turning. Clock: LingAo Turns well. Pins are bad though. Planning on magnetizing them. Megaminx: XMD Galaxy v2 LM Honestly amazing. Couldn't ask for better. Skewb: XMD Wingy Very good and tactile. Controllable. Skewb is my main event so Pyraminx: XMD Bell (highest magnet setting) Couldn't ask for better. Square-1: XMD Volt Leaves a lot to be desired. I am interested in the one YuXin is planning to release. Should release next week or so, I believe. Last edited: #### CornerCutter ##### Member So here is a list of all my mains for every event. I realize that some of these cubes aren't the greatest, which is why I wanted to make a post asking the community which they would recommend. I will put them all here just in case there is a better option than what I currently use. Price is not an issue. I usually save for cubes anyway. Though... < 60-65$ is a lot. So I might not want to buy something at that price point.

2x2: Cubicle YJ MGC
I quite like this cube

3x3, OH, Feet, BLD: MoYu Weilong GTS3M
Very good, but a bit fast. Slowed down with Compound X, it is amazing.

4x4: Cubicle QiYi Mini WuQue M
Perfect in my opinion

5x5: none atm but I am ordering a YLM 5x5 M
no current opinion

6x6: Cosmic QiYi WuHua v2 M
Pretty good, but a bit slow.

7x7: QiYi WuJi
Hard to control, and the layers are rather uneven. Smooth turning.

Clock: LingAo
Turns well. Pins are bad though. Planning on magnetizing them.

Megaminx: XMD Galaxy v2 M
Honestly amazing. Couldn't ask for better.

Skewb: XMD Wingy
Very good and tactile. Controllable. Skewb is my main event so

Pyraminx: XMD Bell (highest magnet setting)

Square-1: XMD Volt
Leaves a lot to be desired. I am interested in the one YuXin is planning to release. Should release next week or so, I believe.
I recommend:
2x2/3x3: You should try some other cubes, but the MGC/GTS3M are both great!
5x5: Wushuang M would be better
7x7: X-Man Spark M
Clock: Magnetic LingAo

Everything else looks great!

#### Tabe

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I would recommend:

2x2: Valk 2. If you want *FAST*, then Shengshou Mr. M
4x4: Moyu Aosu GTS2M
5x5: Moyu Aochuang GTSM
6x6: Moyu Aoshi GTSM
7x7: Qiyi X-Man Spark
Clock: A magnetic Lingao
Megaminx: Galaxy v2 LM - the LM is much better than the regular v2, IMHO
Skewb: Moyu Aoyan

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I have quite a few cubes and right now I’m having a hard time deciding on a main 3x3. Now that I’ve switched back to cfop I’m starting to like my Valk power m more than I used to. However, I also love customizablility of my gan 356 x but I also like the size of the 354. I get similar mid 20 times on each of them and with the return to Toronto comp tomorrow I’m starting to feel the pressure of deciding which I should main. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

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Ya I think I’m going to go with the Valk power as I just got a new pb of 15 on it

#### dmontana

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Hello,
It says in the "Up to date recomm thread" that the best budget 4x4 is the QiYi Thunderclap Mini 4x4 ($12.95) and then the great one is over$30. Are there no good (ie better than the Thunderclap mini) cubes in the \$15-30 range? Shoud I just get the thunderclap mini?

#### SUB-20 cuber

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If you are a beginner i recommend the GST2M

#### EStorm

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Hello everyone
The first speedcube I've ever bought is (or was ? sorry for my english) the Dayan Zhanchi V5. I love the clicky feeling you have when you turn it. Is there a top speedcube with magnets and with the same feeling as the Dayan ? Thanks for reading !

#### Hunar

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I am very confused which 3x3 cube should I buy, GTS3M or Dayan Tengyun M. Please help me I am going for Indian Nationals and I want a better cube.

#### Fukuoka Kengo James

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I have a Qiyuan and the inner layer always gets awful pops and crazy explosion. My pb is 3mins. Should I get the thunderclap as an upgrade? Also, how about the cengfeng 4x4 and the G4?
I am going to magnetize my new 4x4. Among the thunderclap, the cengfeng 4x4 and the G4, which one is the best?
I want a 4x4 which doesn't pop and both outer and inner layer works well, and I'm on tight budget.

#### Tabe

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What you want is the Thunderclap Mini. It's a lot better than either of those two and easy to magnetize.

If you don't want to magnetize it yourself, get a Shengshou Mr M.

#### Fukuoka Kengo James

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What you want is the Thunderclap Mini. It's a lot better than either of those two and easy to magnetize.

If you don't want to magnetize it yourself, get a Shengshou Mr M.
how about the regular size thunderclap?