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propus 380 only 5 months old and already worn out?

post #1 of 14
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picture below shows the rough surface turning glossy around the area that i use alot. =( is it already wearing out only after 5 months?400 attached a picture showing the glossy part.
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Yes, its a very common problem

happen to my Propus too
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post #3 of 14
Its a common problem with all hard pads except maybe the icemat but in that case most people complain about going through teflon feet instead. If you are on your PC using your pad for many hours a day then you can only really expect 6 months out of a hard pad before it starts developing those patches of fail.
post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post

Its a common problem with all hard pads except maybe the icemat but in that case most people complain about going through teflon feet instead. If you are on your PC using your pad for many hours a day then you can only really expect 6 months out of a hard pad before it starts developing those patches of fail.

Yep. It happens on all hard pads and there is no way to avoid it.
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I saw you mention that the icemat. I believe it's an glass surface right? I does it show the same issues

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post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by mistax View Post

I saw you mention that the icemat. I believe it's an glass surface right? I does it show the same issues
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What I said is just what I have read from Icemat owners. I don't have personal experience with it so I can't confirm or deny their claims.
post #7 of 14
I used to have one until it became too small, then I gave it to a friend of mine. He's still using it.

It has not worn at all, apart from a couple of scratches.

However, he is NOT a hardcore gamer, so all those 4? 5? years he's had it plus the one or two years I had it before don't count as that much use.

And yes, I can see it being a big problem for mouse skates.

Either way you'll spend money, either on the mousepad or the mouse skates.
post #8 of 14

i have owned many hard mats & they have all warn out in short periods of time. I recently just re-switched back to cloth and honestly I am more happy now. Been using different QCK mats and love em. Will not be moving back to hard mats at all.

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post #9 of 14
Get a Scarab instead. I'm usually not to keen on Razer products, but their Scarab hardpads are quite good. Bought one half a year ago and there's still no wear on it, looks like new.
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Get a Scarab instead. I'm usually not to keen on Razer products, but their Scarab hardpads are quite good. Bought one half a year ago and there's still no wear on it, looks like new.


Yep so far my scarab is holding up well too also had it for 6months and still looks new:) Best mousepad i ever had.
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