Reviews for many cubes are riddled with complaints about sticker quality. And, like clockwork, every time someone complains about the quality, someone snarks, “Who cares? You’ll replace it with Cubesmith stickers in a month anyway.” Having taken a recent liking to my ShengEn Type F-II, I wore through the stickers quite quickly. As Cubesmith seems to be the go-to vendor for replacement stickers, I grabbed a couple different sets, includung a lexan textured “tiles” set. It took about 30 minutes to remove the old stickers with a Scrape-Rite plastic blade and replace them with the tiles. I really dig the grippier, more durable tiles as an alternative to stickers.
As long as I had the laptop in front of me during the process, I recorded the process. Here it is squeezed into 90 seconds, with String Cheese Incident delivering a fun version of “Orange Blossom Special”: