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Yuxin Little Magic Square-1 feels too tight

Papkin

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Hi, today I hot Square-1 from Yuxin Little Magic(Magnetic). But cube fells really tight, when I move layer described as / (vertical move) it moves perfectly, but horizontal layers are hard to move. And I didnt see ant regulation screws anywhere. Can I do something with this (where are the screws, if they exist) or is it individual cube thing and I can only buy better one
 
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You're usually only able to control the tightness of the slice as there's only one screw and the horizontal layers are adjusted as a side effect.
I have noticed this too and maybe try lube and breaking in. I assume the MGC is better for speedsolving anyway.
 

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Square-1s with a ball core have only one screw for the slice, that also tightens the layers.
Most modern Sq1s have tight layers and a moderate slice out of the box. In my experience, the slice stays mostly the same and the layers get much looser after a couple hundred solves.
The point about a better Cube is difficult for me, as I have tried and dislike about every modern Sq1 except the Qiyi and maybe the Volt v2
 
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Hi, today I hot Square-1 from Yuxin Little Magic(Magnetic). But cube fells really tight, when I move layer described as / (vertical move) it moves perfectly, but horizontal layers are hard to move. And I didnt see ant regulation screws anywhere. Can I do something with this (where are the screws, if they exist) or is it individual cube thing and I can only buy better one
Problem: YLM too tight for U/D layers.
Solutions: 1. get an mgc to help with performance.
2. find out how to mod it to stop the puzzle from doing it.
 
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