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Hi, and a Lube Question [Mar. 17th, 2007|12:15 am]
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[paiev]
Hello all,

I've been cubing since near the beginning of last month. After a few days with Petrus, I switched over to a layer-by-layer method. A couple later, I switched again to Fridrich for F2L. A week or two ago, I switched over to 3-look LL (well, I'm in the process of switching over- I only know about half the PLL). My PB is 38 seconds.

Anyway, my cube is an unlubed store-bought one. I went to the local hardware store, but the silicone sprays they had were oil-based; I didn't want to risk it. I went to Home Depot and all they had was WD-40 and other oil-based lubes.

My question is: does anyone know of a good, cheap lube that I can buy online? What about one that most, if not all stores have?

Thanks.
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From: paiev
2007-03-17 03:36 pm (UTC)
couple weeks* in the first paragraph.

When I say all stores, I mean all hardware stores or similar stores; in short, one that I could easily find nearby.
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[User Picture]From: cetron
2007-06-21 06:24 am (UTC)
hmm noticed this oold post, but i'll give my 2cents worth.

IMO, anything that says SILICONE spray is good enough to use as a lubricant. DON'T use WD-40. It's horrible.

Before you lubricate, clean the inside of all dust or else it'll just gunk up when you apply lube.

BTW 38 seconds without lube is pretty awesome.
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From: (Anonymous)
2007-12-19 06:55 am (UTC)
ye man just use vasaline..... u can get that anywher.... i lubed the corners of my cube with that and it made such a differance..... u have no idea.... anyway have a good one
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