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post #11 of 77
Because you have a braiding machine and you can't sell braided stainless tubing to aircraft or military or hotrod industry so you fire it up and use suck nylon.
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post #12 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by clownfart View Post
Heat shrink would still suck.

I still have no idea how those mouse bungees work. I keep thinking they'd just fall over.


example.



there are a couple brands Razer, Roccat, EVO-G but they are usually limited in functionality and made out of cheaper materials.

website.

because you live in Canada like me you have to order it off eBay from Asia, they are not expensive at all.
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post #13 of 77
My G5 cord is frayed to heck. I just ran it over a flame a bit and the frays went away.
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post #14 of 77
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by lmnop View Post

example.

there are a couple brands Razer, Roccat, EVO-G but they are usually limited in functionality and made out of cheaper materials.

website.

because you live in Canada like me you have to order it off eBay from Asia, they are not expensive at all.
I was about to buy one for $10. I go on eBay and all I find is $23 + $9 shipping.

Quote:
Originally Posted by hometoast View Post
My G5 cord is frayed to heck. I just ran it over a flame a bit and the frays went away.
Good idea.
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post #15 of 77
the Razer Armadillo is small but weighs 114g, most mice these days weigh in the 150g range obviously this was designed for Razer mice. the first version of the Razer Armadillo weighed twice as much. you wrap the cable around it then shut it. it's basically a cable weight and because the nature of wrapping the cable if you leave it in the same position for too long it will probably warp the cable. it's $19.99

the EVO-G Mouse Bungee is similar to the Mouse Bungee V2. it does have more functionality but the amount of plastic makes it look cheap it also lacks the flexibility because the flex is coming from a piece of aluminum. it's $19.95.

and the Roccat Apuri is a 2-in-1 Bungee and USB Hub. I thought the point of these devices were to eliminate tangle, clutter and drag not add to it? out of all of them it looks the cheapest and really flimsy. it's $59.95.

demo here.

film_go.pngYouTube- ROCCAT Apuri In Action - www.pc.sk

11 seconds in you can see he actually moved it.

in the end I think the Mouse Bungee V2 is the better product.
Edited by lmnop - 4/27/10 at 6:31am
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post #16 of 77
I am a little confused by this mouse bungee thing.. can you FEEL it pulling your mouse back or what? I'd hate that and it'd irk me to hell.

Also - Hows that Xai working out? I'm tied between getting it and a g500 (Using a g5 now but the scroll wheel / side buttons are worn)
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post #17 of 77
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I am a little confused by this mouse bungee thing.. can you FEEL it pulling your mouse back or what? I'd hate that and it'd irk me to hell.

Also - Hows that Xai working out? I'm tied between getting it and a g500 (Using a g5 now but the scroll wheel / side buttons are worn)
see here. a little more realistic demo.

there is tension but if you want less give yourself more slack.
Edited by lmnop - 4/27/10 at 5:46am
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post #18 of 77
I vote for pass it over a flame also. I love braided cable.
    
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post #19 of 77
pass it over a shaver.
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pass it to the bin
then get a wireless setup
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