Cube Lube

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Introduction: Cube Lube

in this wonderfull instructable i will teach you to lube a rubik's cube.

Step 1: Gather Supplies

for this instructable you will need:

1 rubik's cube in need of a lube

1 drinking straw (not the big kind) the bend doesn't matter.

some petroleum jelly
a towel (optional) if you dont use it your rubiks cube will be slicker than snot.

Step 2: Set Up Cube..

turn the top and bottom layers one half a rotation.

Step 3: May the Force Be With You.

insert straw into the jelly, when you remove the straw there should be jelly inside it. if you are using a towell wipe the straw, be carefull not to get the jelly out of the straw. insert straw intow the cube, (between the cornerpiece and the center piece. squeeze the straw so that the jelly goes into the cube.

Step 4: Repeat Step 3

repeat step 3 for each corner, then rotate the left and right halfway. repeat step 3 for each corner.

Step 5: Work It!

turn the cube rapidly in all directions working the jelly into all the working mechanisms.

Step 6: Record Your Best Times

leave a comment with how much time you can solve the cube in. or a video. can you beet my time, i bet you can if you try.

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I'm kind of a noob please don't judge my time is 52 secs

I just got a new best time of 34 seconds

argggggggggggggg my best is 35

Best time is 24 secknds

i meant piece instead of "pace" in the second line.Stupid keyboard..(:

if u pop out the pieces and "generously" use petroleum jelly{i recommend Vaseline}on all sides of the pace .place it back and try solving it.It'll work like a real dayan 5 zanchi .if you properly loosen the screws of the cube the corner cutting will be great and my record time is 23.47 secs

takes me about 3 minutes, but i just memorized the algorithms yesterday and i looked up the video the day before....so im a pretty new cuber

Me too.Which algorithm do you find the hardest?

It's the sixth one in my opinion.

3 minutes 27 seconds