LanLan Octahedron

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Product Description

The LanLan Octahedron is a face-turning 3x3 shape mod with 8 sides. It turns smoothly right out of the box and feels sturdy.

Aka: FTO, faceturning octahedron, face turning octahedron

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Not completely satisfied with this product? We accept returns within 4 weeks (28 days) past the delivery date, for either store credit, or a full refund to the payment method — the choice is yours.

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Our Promise to You

All of our products are guaranteed to be free of defects, or we will replace and reship at no cost to you. Please contact us within 4 weeks (28 days) past the delivery date to report any issues with items you have purchased.

Please note that some new cubes when being used for the first few times may experience what is termed a "pop". This is when one or more parts of a puzzle pop out without any damage actually being done to any of the pieces. This also occurs from time to time during normal usage. Pops are typically not considered a defect if the parts which come off can be reassembled by hand.

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  • Free standard U.S. shipping (includes Hawaii, Alaska, and AFO/APO) (2-5 business days) is offered for orders with a subtotal of $45.00+. Free expedited shipping (1-3 business days) is offered at $75.00+.
  • All orders are shipped from our New York warehouse.
  • Orders are shipped the same business day they are placed, or the next business day. The cutoff for same day shipping is 3PM EST.
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Product Specifications
Manufacturer LanLan
Type Shape Mods
Added 2018-10-14
Gross Weight 150g

Customer Reviews

Based on 16 reviews
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O.
Great puzzle!

Having solved cubes and pyraminx before, I was looking for a new adventure. This octahedron was just what I was looking for. Maybe a little stiff, but doesn't break of stack. Something like a 80s Rubik kinda experience. In any case, I'm not a fast handed solver. I work fairly slowly and for me it is all about the riddle. For those who are looking for a good riddle - get it!

m
m.
perfect

Buy it

m
m.
AMAZING

So much better than the diansheng, if it’s out of stock just wait it’s worth it. The diansheng unscrews when you turn a side after jot even 100 solves.

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S.R.
Lanlan Octahedrom

Really fun to solve but it does not turn very well and it pops.

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T.H.
Great puzzle! But requires modding...

So, I ordered this puzzle originally in May after noticing a few videos about speed solving it. When the puzzle arrived, I was overall underwhelmed, the puzzle out of the box is stiff, but that can be solved by loosening the tensions a bit. The bigger problem was the catching. This puzzle is over 10 years old, and the design definitely shows it. It is blocky, catchy and there are very pointed edges on every piece. I looked around online and I discovered a tutorial by Ben Streeter about how to modify the puzzle to improve the performance. So I followed it, and 6 hours later, I had finished the first modded puzzle I've done in years. After lube and fiddling with the tensions some more, I had a fluid turning puzzle that I could speed solve on. 1500 solves and a 5th place at Cubing at Home 1.4, I can say that this puzzle performs much better than it may seem ootb. There are still some popping issues and obviously not many people want to extensively mod their puzzle. But with some care and attention, this puzzle can be fun and enjoyable to solve!

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T.K.
Very Fun

This Cube came a little stiff out of the box, but after playing with it and figuring out how to solve it, I can say that it is a very fun and well turning puzzle.

n
n.
A very functional collector's item

I'm personally interested in the different cubes out there.
I have an understanding of how to solve most of the puzzle cubes in my collection. (I still have an Egg and a Ghost to solve..)
I've found this was stiff and "crunchy" OOTB. It's getting better w/ea. scramble and solve. Lube may help.
As a collector, it's a great addition.

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M.
Frustrating

This is by far the most frustrating puzzle I've held. It catches at nearly every other turn. It's insane to try to do algorithms when you can't have ANY flow. Very frustrating.

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C.M.
Exactly what I was looking forexcept it only face turns not corner turns or w

Great octahedron puzzle. Would recommend. Only problems are it does not turn on axes centered around corners (hence the term "face turning") and is not a particularly fast puzzle. Comparable to Master Pyraminx in terms of speed except slightly more sticky and more sturdy. Also, it does not corner cut like the Master Pyraminx.

★★★★★

Also, shoud get brighter color stickers

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J.N.
LanLan faceturning octahedron

Right of the box I wouldnt say that it it turns smooth but it turns good enough so that you dont have any problems with it. After a time it gets even better. The stickers are really high quality and it never pops.