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post #11 of 35
From what I read on Razer's website before buying my DeathAdder, I've got the claw grip! I don't think your grip is crazy by any means, you just use the mouse the way it feels most comfortable to you. In my opinion, just find a mouse that doesn't give your hand a great amount of fatigue after using it for an average amount of time.
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post #12 of 35
I've tried the method described before but just can't do it. Feels very unnatural to me. I have giant hands so maybe that has something to do with it. My "social finger is always on the right click, pointer finger is on the scroll and left click (right part of pointer on scroll wheel, rest on left click), ring finger on side front of mouse, pinky on right middle side of mouse and thumb on the left side of the mouse. And the wrist slightly resting.

Probably not the best setup but that's how it is for me.
 
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post #13 of 35
Just tried this 3 finger grip thing, feels super uncomfortable for me. I have personally never heard of this till reading this thread.
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post #14 of 35
No such thing as a 'true' grip or whatever it's been dubbed. People use whatever is more functionally comfortable and mechanically advantageous to them.
post #15 of 35
I used the 3-finger style exclusively for years w Logitech Anywhere MX & G9x - feels very precise w a wide mouse @ high dpi, IMO. CM Storm Spawn was able to convince me to try the 2-finger approach as makes the ring finger still feel important topside. Nowadays I switch off between 2 & 3 fingers on the EC2. To each their own
post #16 of 35
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Originally Posted by Narbotic View Post

I used the 3-finger style exclusively for years w Logitech Anywhere MX & G9x - feels very precise w a wide mouse @ high dpi, IMO. CM Storm Spawn was able to convince me to try the 2-finger approach as makes the ring finger still feel important topside. Nowadays I switch off between 2 & 3 fingers on the EC2. To each their own

Same here G9x, middle finger on scroll wheel. It's how I've always used a mouse, never even thought about it, just feels natural and I assumed it was normal :l
post #17 of 35
For clicking, I use my index and middle finger on the left and right buttons.

My issue is that I don't technically have a grip that falls in any one category. My grip is a cross between a finger and a palm grip and the only mice that I am confortable with are the Logitech MX518, G400 and G500.
 
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post #18 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by end0rphine View Post

No such thing as a 'true' grip or whatever it's been dubbed. People use whatever is more functionally comfortable and mechanically advantageous to them.

Isn't that the definition of ergonomic?
Quote:
Originally Posted by GeforceGTS View Post

Same here G9x, middle finger on scroll wheel. It's how I've always used a mouse, never even thought about it, just feels natural and I assumed it was normal :l

I would say that it is normal, just not popular.
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post #19 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

For clicking, I use my index and middle finger on the left and right buttons.

My issue is that I don't technically have a grip that falls in any one category. My grip is a cross between a finger and a palm grip and the only mice that I am confortable with are the Logitech MX518, G400 and G500.

Totally had to read this twice, lol.

Thought you clicked the buttons with your index finger but hovered both left and right buttons with your middle. lol.
 
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post #20 of 35
Since the "ring" finger has the worst control/coordination out of all of the fingers, it doesn't make sense to use it for the right click. In those situations when the right click needs to be held for a period of time, control of the mouse is being made by the ring finger. I'd rather have my middle finger doing the controlling, which, unless your anatomy is different for some reason, is the way to go. Or, just do what comes naturally and is most comfortable to use. it's common sense... Isn't it? thumb.gif
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