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post #1 of 13
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Hello everybody, I've been reading a lot about different mice on this forum but still wasn't sure about what mouse I would be most comfortable with.

I have the MX518 and I somewhat like the grip but having a claw grip on it doesn't seem right. I was wondering if there were any mice that may be somewhat like the mx518 but comfortable for claw grip. I tried the Deathadder today out of curiosity and it felt absolutely terrible in my grip, so I guess that's out of the question. I have heard of the CM Spawn - seems a bit small compared to the 518, and the Xai - which seems very expensive for a mouse, is it worth it?. Anybody have any personal experience with this?

I greatly appreciate your time in helping me.
post #2 of 13
Can you try and narrow down a bit on what doesn't feel right?
Maybe things like, mouse body is too wide/narrow/long/short, odd key placement or something like that?
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post #3 of 13
CM Storm Spawn is a pure claw grip mouse.

Roccat Kova[+] too.
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post #4 of 13
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I feel that the mx518 might have too much of a bulge in the middle and maybe could be a bit shorter cause the back of it seems to extend too much and makes it seem like im gripping the mouse from a distance that's uncomfortable.
post #5 of 13
When I game I use a claw grip and love the G500. my only complaint is the collor/silver speckled paint:(
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post #6 of 13
Im a claw gripper and use a Razer Orochi. Great mouse for me. I have 2
post #7 of 13
Claw grip and Abyssus here. Jitter may or may not be an issue though.
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I think I claw my mx518. Part of my palm makes contact with the butt of the mx518 while my fingers have some arch.Identify my grip?
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post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by Corrupt;14716925 
I think I claw my mx518. Part of my palm makes contact with the butt of the mx518 while my fingers have some arch.Identify my grip?
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Claw grip.
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Originally Posted by Corrupt;14716925 
I think I claw my mx518. Part of my palm makes contact with the butt of the mx518 while my fingers have some arch.Identify my grip?
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palm-fingertip hybrid. If anything I use the same grip and like the xai shape.

If anything, your fingers look relaxed whereas I always thought claw grip was sort of forced onto the mouse.
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