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 Post subject: Problems with center tiles on Studio Cubes?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 3:47 pm 
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For all of you who purchased Studio Cubes, has anyone had any problems with the center tiles falling off. 2 of the ones I played with the tiles don't even stay in place. What have you used (glue??) to keep the tiles in place, especially you speedcubers?

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 Post subject: Re: Problems with center tiles on Studio Cubes?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 4:39 pm 
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I recommend the "paper method" previously suggested by Stefan Pochmann. It has worked very nicely for me and doesn't damage your cube like glue can. It basically involves cutting small pieces of paper and placing them beneath the center caps. It sort of wedges the caps in place. You can read more at:

http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/speedsolvingrubikscube/message/17455

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I've been using the paper technique. So far so good.


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I use the technique from the speedcubing site (Ton's page). When you take the caps out and put them back in, they make a satisfying 'click'! :) Though I do appreciate that many people will not be too willing to take a hammer to their studio cube...

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I use basically the same technique on speedcubing.com but instead of a hammer I just use the blunt side of a butter knife and put a towel over the knofe and press it doesn't take much pressure and it works great


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i've heard that you can use glue, as long as you put only a small drop in one corner of the center...

oh, and wHack, that avatar pic is awesome :D

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Speedy McFastfast wrote:
i've heard that you can use glue, as long as you put only a small drop in one corner of the center...

oh, and wHack, that avatar pic is awesome :D


Then you would have to break the glue every time you wanted to adjust the tension!

I don't trust the paper, I think someday when I get a DIY I will go with the divets.


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cuben00b wrote:
Speedy McFastfast wrote:
i've heard that you can use glue, as long as you put only a small drop in one corner of the center...

oh, and wHack, that avatar pic is awesome :D


Then you would have to break the glue every time you wanted to adjust the tension!

I don't trust the paper, I think someday when I get a DIY I will go with the divets.


divets?

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w/e they are called, hitting little things into the center things so that they have a really tight fit.

man speedy you are all over the forums! right on!


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lol, i try to get myself into everything, just to learn a bit :D


besides, i was busy cubing for like 2 or 3 weeks, and i wasn't in any pages, so it was about time i redeemed myself :D

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