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The most slippery mousepad for mamba - suggestions?

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Any thoughts? I was looking over and over reviews on youtube but most of them are crappy unboxing stuff with no actual useful information whatsoever. Im searching for alu mat/hard mat only (mostly alu) with icy feel to it for Mamba 4g - I dont want to "use force" (yey) to move my mouse.

But rest of reviews "say" something like this, lets see:

1.Vespula
2.Destructor
3.Ironclad/SS SX (loving the Ironclad look, but its kind of grippy (true?) and problematic)

Is that correct? Any other suggestion ? Size/price - doesn't matter. Would like minimalistic look tho with no artwork over it.

Right now Im using old SS Steel 4D - after 5 years glide side surface feel like it was sanded and polished... but just in one area - and Im searching for surface feel similar to it or even better.

Thank You!
Edited by fulloffail - 10/12/11 at 10:38am
post #2 of 13
I had the destructor. It caused extremely amount of problems with my lachesis mouse. Due the surface, the mouse kept jumping all over the screen. Don't know if it was due the Mouse or combination of Mouse/pad, but I would avoid the destructor .
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post #3 of 13
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Originally Posted by Razorstorm View Post
I had the destructor. It caused extremely amount of problems with my lachesis mouse...
Hmm first time reading such things about destructor, but was it the best pad for you in in terms of sliding ?

After load of reading i belive the SteelSeries SX is the best option for me, tho i cant find anyone to confirm that...

What about SS icemats ? Are they still grippy as old (5years or so) ones ?
post #4 of 13
I use SteelSeries SX, 9HD, razer scarab in blackOps, bc2, arma2OA, bf3 (coming). I turn 360 in 2 inch, slippery fast mousepad is part of my life.
I prefer not buy anything old.
Even It's awesome using SX in the hot summer time, But it eats up mouse feet so fast!
I guess the latest pads have better materials for today's new mouse.
FYI I'm a FPS gamers with ikari laser & naga.
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I've been told that using your mouse on the razer scarab feels like driving a car on black ice, lol. It just glides like no other!

Can't 100% confirm that just yet tho. Won't know for sure till tuesday when mine arrives. :>

High hopes for it!
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I have an old Steelpad/SteelSeries S&S. Compared to my 5L and QCK it's pretty fast, but it is a plastic based hard pad.
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I prefer the RatPadz XT. extremely durable and really fast
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There's an odd effect I've experienced with plastic-alike mats, the mouse glides well from certain speed on but on lower speed / precise movements the mouse kinda like sticks from place to place (too high static friction and low dynamic friction)... and it's kinda annoying.
I wanted to try another hard mat, what would you suggest that doesn't have t he other issue?
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Buy a slab of teflon.
    
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The Steelseries S&S is the most slippery mousepad I've ever used. Actually, it was too slick for me. It turns out I needed more friction for more predictable control (i.e. stopping precision). With my medium sense mousing style, I tended to overshoot the mark, and then have to correct back. I used it long enough to get used to it and give it a fair chance (~2 months), but I didn't use it long enough to show any wear, so I can't comment on long-term durability. If you're a high-sense mouser, the S&S might work well for you.
    
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