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Old 12-07-2008, 05:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am going to make a proper mousemat problem being I haven't used one in about 5 years so if you could just quickly give me a quick measurements of the dimensions of your mousemat it would be helpful. In this format please Heightx Width x depth

N.B I couldn't decide on the material so I am going to stick a sheet of brushed alumium to a carbon fibre sheet so that I can flick it round and change whenever I fancy going to look awesome.
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26.7 x 32.3 x 0.3 cm
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Old 12-07-2008, 05:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
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Mines a circle.... so.... erm... 20cm diameter....
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Why not just make it to the dimensions of your liking, or what will fit on your desk nicely?
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people still use mouse mats? I thought those weren't needed anymore with the advent of the optical/laser mice?
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i haven't used a mouse pad in 5 years or so years... i do have a sweet table i covered in cork for my layback chair... works as well as anything
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Old 12-08-2008, 02:40 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Yes.....people still use mouse pads.

No......you don't need one.

I use one because I like it for gaming, plus it feels like my mouse has a home.
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Old 12-08-2008, 02:55 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I don't use a mousepad atm and tbh don't really need one however I think a sheet of carbon fibre/ brushed aluminium will complete the look of my desk and if it makes my mouse a nanosecond more reactive its a bonus
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sometimes, you can get better tracking with a good mouse pad (for optical/laser mice), as well as having a smoother surface so that you can move your mouse easier

a rough table surface might make the feet wear out quickly
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Old 12-08-2008, 05:45 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I feel the mouse slides better on my mouse pad than on my desk

plus the desk dust gets the mouse dirtier than the pad :P
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