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After crawling out of the dark cave of using a mechanical ball mouse, I have finally after 13 years upgraded to an optical mouse... I have purchased a generic microsoft mouse from the thrift store for a couple bucks and is in new condition. Instantly I fall in love with the feel as I move it around, but I notice that something is a little awkward, the weight of this thing is like a feather! My previous mechanical ball mouse was a tank compared to this thing....

Anyways, long story short... I am looking for ways to increase the weight of this thing. Im sure I can simply crack it open and implant some marbles or something. But I just wondered if anyone had any ideas for this small project.

Can be seen here: http://www.recycledgoods.com/product...eel-Mouse.html
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drill a hole in it an put some lead in it
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drill a hole in it an put some lead in it
Note: Do not do this if pregnant. Or lick your fingers afterwards.
    
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drill a hole in it an put some lead in it
or you know remove the screws and add int something non toxic.
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Hot melt glue and fishing weights. Just like my pinewood derby cars.
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Hot melt glue and fishing weights. Just like my pinewood derby cars.
Winner! Fishing weights are great.
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post #7 of 8
if you can remove the screws easily, add half a roll of pennies to it

it should give a signifigant amount of weight, and if your mouse is anything like the ones ive owned, there is lots of space on the inside to do this.

just make sure you dont loose any of the peices or youll have a malfuntioning clickwheel D:
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Terrible idea.
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