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Was recently cleaning my mouse pad and discovered using a dry paint brush completely cleans it perfectly and removes every dust particle. You know those little white dust particles that get stuck between the fabric and are impossible to get out? A few swipes of a brush and it's gone. I use to just take the pad and flap it around to clean it, but this works much better until it's time for a wipe down with a wet towel. Just make sure you don't get a brush with stiff bristles, or it will damage the pad.

    
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post #2 of 18
I just get normal wear and tear on my mousepad (scuffs, scratches, etc), and windex (yes, windex) cleans it right off.
post #3 of 18
I knew this biggrin.gif

I also give my QCK (standard size) a bath every mouth with soap and use towel layering for it to dry fast.

Good as new



(yes, is very bad photo taking with DSLR on bad settings)


Thinking of upgrading to something larger though.
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Or if you have a hardpad, just toss it under the tap and have a go at it with a scrubbing foam. Kept my Zowie Swift in top condition for years. thumb.gif

I'll most likely never go back to cloth pads ever again.
Edited by Phreec - 2/10/16 at 9:33pm
    
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post #5 of 18
Yeah. My parents have this purchased at a office supply store but no non slip base frown.gif

Get's 100 percent on Mionix SQAT, and over 6m/s on 3310 sensor.


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post #6 of 18
I put my mousepad in the washing machine. smile.gif
post #7 of 18
I occasionally use a lint roller. Probably lifts some fibres but definitely grabs dust.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ./Cy4n1d3\. View Post

I put my mousepad in the washing machine. smile.gif

Same. Then let it dry on a towel dryer
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post #9 of 18
I use an HDPE Surface similar to what you can find in a Ratpadz, I also apply Pledge Extra Moisture on it, basically that turns this Mousepad into a cloud where my Sensei Wireless glides on, it glides 5 times better than a Destructor II.

The best thing of all? I just wipe it down with water and soap every few months and its like new, there are few materials with the durability of HDPE besides Glass and Metal.
post #10 of 18
There is nothing better than a pressure washer
This is not a joke. I seriously use this to clean hyperx skyn.
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