The WitEden Octahedral Mixup II is an octahedral version of the 3x3 mixup cube. This particular version is purely octahedral, with 2 pyramid-shaped sides connected to each other.
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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.
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Catching and lock-ups are expected with a Mixup cube. This locks up more than most, but that would have been acceptable. It's a cool puzzle. Here is the real problem. It scrambles fine if you treat it like an normal 3x3 Octahedron. If you do a mixup scramble, it only goes forward or backward by 45 degrees before the center hits on the back edge piece. You can't even do a 90 degree mixup move! There are a few youtubes that demonstrate this. You can only get a few mixup moves into a scramble before it is totally bandaged up. The only move then is to unscramble it the way you scrambled it, which actually makes it a fairly easy solve.
My recommendation is to either buy a cheaper normal 3x3x3 octahedron, or to buy one of the other odd shaped WitEden Octahedral Mixup cubes, like the I or III or IV. From what I can see on youtube, avoiding the bandaged mixup is the reason they are shaped so oddly.
this is a really interesting puzzle, a great addition to my 3x3 shapemod collection, but it is very VERY hard to turn. it locks up on nearly every turn, sometimes so badly you have to do a reverse turn all the way around. a fun puzzle, but very annoying to solve.