The LanLan Octahedron is a face-turning 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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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.
The corners on 2x2 puzzles should not be twisted as doing so may snap the piece. Damage caused by corner twisting is not considered to be a defect.
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The solve is fun, mostly intuitive and I like it, but I docked a star because it pops and dosent turn well.
I think that the puzzles is a fun solve, but the cube is just so horrible that you might as well not buy it. Even with loosening the tensions it still is very catchy, just with added pops. A better alternative is either to follow benpuzzles' tutorial or print a rexTO
This puzzle isn't that good. It definitely needs modding to speedsolve. However, actually speedsolving is a wonderful experience. It is very different from WCA puzzles, I don't usually solve anything outside of the WCA puzzles. The community is great for FTO. Honestly, it amaze me that no other companies have jumped on this, because if they an FTO that is up to modern standards, they'd have all our money.
It's slow, doesn't corner cut at all, and has a popping problem. However, it's still the best FTO on the market, which is quite sad.
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!
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.
Really fun to solve but it does not turn very well and it pops.
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!