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    Improve Thy Mousing - Ratpadz GS Review
    Author: Renz
    Date Posted: March 22, 2003
    SLRating: SLRating: 9.5/10
    Bottom Line: The Ratpatz Mouse Mat can help to save you when accurate mousing is required, coupled with mouse skates and a bungee it could mean the difference between life and death during gaming, is it worth taking the time to enhance your game play, read on to find out.

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    Mouse Skates & Bungee

    As this mouse has been my bridge, melding machine and man, wear of the feet was inevitable; besides the remainder of the dough under the couch needed to be spent. So off I went to order some mouse skates and a bungee, since the cable tends to fall behind the desk every now and again distracting me occasionally from that ever critical shot.

    Attaching the skates was painless. Measure, cut, peal, stick, that’s all there is to it. The most critical thing to ensure when attaching the mouse skates was that the entire foot of the mouse was covered. After attaching the skates the motion of the mouse across the mouse pad seemed somewhat effortless, but not earth shatteringly smooth. It does what it claims “your mouse will glide more smoothly than before”. After using the mouse with the skates for a few days it seems that the motion is now even smoother, probably due to a small break-in period.

    Mouse Skates

    The mouse bungee on the other hand was a pleasant addition to the setup. After clipping it to the cable (painless) and hiding it beside the monitor, my cable no longer falls behind the desk and thus no more resorting to yanking and tugging. As long as there is sufficient cable to cover the motion of the mouse on the pad any repositioning there should be no more problems with the cable ever being too taut and restricting motion. Great idea turned into a wonderful product. It also retails for $10, and should be on everyone’s desk.

    Bungee Strutting its stuff

    Conclusions Pros/Cons Go the the next page
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    1. Introduction/Specs
    2. Skates & Bungees
    3. Conclusions

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