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Originally Posted by Pendulum View Post
This! ^

I have a Logitech G5 that has survived since the day it was launched, it died recently from my boredom.

The feet on the mouse needed to be replaced but the rest of the exterior was still in very good shape, even after ~6 years of use.
I think G5 has some special edition with some picture / graphic on it, those would be easily peel off
post #42 of 56
I lost sensitivity/accurate tracking on my G5 after approx. 3 years of use. Same happened to a V320 laptop mouse after approx 3 years as well.
post #43 of 56
After about 8 months, most left click buttons on my mice tend to turn glossy depending on the original material.
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is nobody going to chastise this man for triple-posting?
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I lost sensitivity/accurate tracking on my G5 after approx. 3 years of use. Same happened to a V320 laptop mouse after approx 3 years as well.
must be very high frequency user
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is nobody going to chastise this man for triple-posting?
I was thinking about it, but that would just spam it up.
"Let the impatient one find a shiny object to distract him" I said to myself.
post #47 of 56
my old logitech g5's cable kept cutting out probably due to bad wiring within so I had to dump it.

hopefully same won't happen with my rat 5. or worse one of the buttons stops working :O
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I have also had a G5 for 6 years, and it has had some serious use, but still works perfectly.

Most of the orangey-silver paint is completely worn off...kinda looks cool
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Originally Posted by Deagle50ae View Post
Sweat is not toxic.
But its salt content is the killer.

When your sweat DRIES, it leaves microscopic salt crystals behind. Further friction between this micro-abrasive coating and the fingers = increased wear and tear.
I think the pH of the sweat is what kills the mouse. Some users are sweaty but never wear the coating off, while most users tend to give their mouses a glossy finish after some use... The gloss is made by friction since while the uncoating issues sometimes are caused by rubbing the fingers against the ends/edges of the coating, by having an unusually low sweat pH (women do have a lower pH but they don't sweat nearly as much as men) that corrodes the surfaces or simply because its a faulty product.
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post #50 of 56
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Originally Posted by ZareliMan View Post
I think the pH of the sweat is what kills the mouse. Some users are sweaty but never wear the coating off, while most users tend to give their mouses a glossy finish after some use... The gloss is made by friction since while the uncoating issues sometimes are caused by rubbing the fingers against the ends/edges of the coating, by having an unusually low sweat pH (women do have a lower pH but they don't sweat nearly as much as men) that corrodes the surfaces or simply because its a faulty product.
I think another factor is washing hand before using mice. With a lot of dirt and bacteria on hand daily use, long time will have big effect.
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