The YuXin Little Magic 8x8 is a newly released 8x8 cube released by YuXin under the budget "Little Magic" series. Featuring primary internals and sticking with the light and airy feel that the Little Magic series is well known for. Straight out of the box this cube is smooth and perfect for beginners looking to get into bigger non-wca puzzles.
Approx Size: 88mm3
- YuXin Little Magic 8x8
Unfortunately cannot solve cube as rows stick and whatever I do they remain so. Tapping Squeezing and lube have been tried.
This cube was my first 8x8 and I think it turns pretty well. Some of the layers do get caught on other pieces but that is expected because it is a non magnetic cube. I would recommend this to people if they want a fun and unique puzzle
Packaging/ Initial appearance:
Simple cardboard box. No excessive plastic. Cube looks eautiful with nice colours.
Fairly weighty but not so much that it's 'tiring' to hold ( true for entire solve of a couple of hours-- I'm a beginner ). Did checkerboard and some care needed to avoid catches, but it was easy to align all layers by either tapping or pinching the edges with two fingers or a gentle slap with one palm. Although not completely dry, it was a little bit too frictional.
Outer layers turn easily, and centre layers nearly but not quite as easily.
I added some lube and thoroughly scrambled the cube.
The lube definitely helped although to be fair I think just turning it for the scramble did as much.
There were a few minor catches of misaligned layers when turning which were easily straightened with two-finger pinch or palm-slap. It was a pleasure to solve and by the end of the solve, the cube was turning very smoothly and had broken in pretty well.
I'm looking forward to my next solve on this cube and recommend it unless you have small fingers as it's a fair-sizex cube ( MoYu do a smaller 8*8*8 if you have small fingers which is also a great buy, )
Great product for the price, but the turning of the inner layers ain't perfect. Some friction and stacked pieces might happen. Overall it's a good cube, 4/5
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