Mouse OLLs (##3, 4)

The Mouse OLLs (##3, 4) are hard. Not so much their execution (certainly the Sexy Move variants aren’t all that bad), but orientation. Where does that corner go? Top-right? Bottom left? And what about that side with just the un-oriented edge? Which is Mouse and which is Anti-?

Having concentrated on these OLLs quite a bit, I now no longer mind them. Here’s a simple table and video tutorial — its soundtrack a tribute to Lou Reed, RIP — followed after the jump by further explanation.

OLL 3 OLL 4 ORIENTATION
SEXY-BASED f (R U R’ U’) f’ (U’)
F (R U R’ U’) F’

oll3-sexy
f (R U R’ U’) f’ (U)
F (R U R’ U’) F’

oll4-sexy
oriented corner:
R layer

edge-only face:
F/B layers (not L/R)

SUNE-BASED M (R U R’ U) Rw
U2 Rw’ U M’

oll3-sune
M U’ Rw U2
Rw’ (U’ R U’ R’) M’

oll4-sune
oriented corner:
F layer

edge-only face:
L/R layers (not F/B)

(music: in tribute to Lou Reed, Velvet Underground’s “Rock And Roll” performed by Phish on 8.5.11; cubes: white Weilong with Cube Specialists fitted Bright+ stickers, black Zhanchi with Cubicle full-bright stickers)

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