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post #1081 of 2101
I have no issues with my FK1 really... must've gotten lucky (well maybe 1 that doesn't matter, the slightly "crooked" positioned cable at the front).
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post #1082 of 2101
Question:

Was anyone put off at first by the FK1 vs. the FK13/14 and then eventually wound up liking it more?

I feel I did not give the FK1 enough of a chance. I have been using the FK13 exclusively since it came out (at home and at work). Going to try testing the FK1 extensively this weekend.
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post #1083 of 2101
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Originally Posted by MLJS54 View Post

Question:

Was anyone put off at first by the FK1 vs. the FK13/14 and then eventually wound up liking it more?

I feel I did not give the FK1 enough of a chance. I have been using the FK13 exclusively since it came out (at home and at work). Going to try testing the FK1 extensively this weekend.

Been using the FK1 exclusively since it came out and i have to say i still prefer the size of the FK'13/14. I like the added width of the FK1, but dislike the added height and length. The extra length prevents me from having the same amount of control that i had with the older model; i prefer pure fingertip grip.

The clicks on my FK1 are also harder than on my FK'13/14. Might do what others did and put the internals in my FK'14. (Hands are ~20.2cm btw)
post #1084 of 2101
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Been using the FK1 exclusively since it came out and i have to say i still prefer the size of the FK'13/14. I like the added width of the FK1, but dislike the added height and length. The extra length prevents me from having the same amount of control that i had with the older model; i prefer pure fingertip grip.

The clicks on my FK1 are also harder than on my FK'13/14. Might do what others did and put the internals in my FK'14. (Hands are ~20.2cm btw)

I had the exact opposite experience with my FK '14. The clicks are twice as stiff as my FK1.
post #1085 of 2101
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I had the exact opposite experience with my FK '14. The clicks are twice as stiff as my FK1.

Yeah, pretty much everyone has said that their FK'14 has stiffer clicks than their FK1, which is why i found it weird i had the opposite experience.
Seems to be a lot of variance from unit to unit.
post #1086 of 2101
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Yeah, pretty much everyone has said that their FK'14 has stiffer clicks than their FK1, which is why i found it weird i had the opposite experience.

You do make me want to pull the '14 off of the shelf again. It's been a while. I loved that mouse and the AM-GS for starcraft.
post #1087 of 2101
AM took a bit of a beating (tried to mod a DA lens into it and failed) so I went for a regular FK shell compared to the FK1.

I'm now also the owner the FK Old shape housing the new FK1 internals.

Now if only this mouse had a rubber finish frown.gif

FYI, skates of the FK1 (the spare ones) will fit on the old FK.
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post #1088 of 2101
FK1 is palm-claw hybrid shape whereas FK(2) is pure claw grip shape (which is also nicer for fingertip I guess).
I guess I prefer the FK1 shape by now, but am not sure because my last experience with the FK was too long ago.
post #1089 of 2101
My FK1 has given me no issues at all. My only gripe is that when my hands are really dry, it's still difficult to grip. As soon as there's any moisture it's fine. I love the shape, but I would still buy a glossy if it came out.
Edited by fLaPzZ - 9/24/14 at 2:31pm
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I actually prefer the FK1's coating over the old FK redface.gif
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