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post #2851 of 3822
Snap! (well sort of lol)

The hub in the background is a Roccat Apuri if anyone's interested, it's powered and also comes with a Detachable "Bungee" to support the mouse cord.

I was using the bungee with my MMO7 before I changed to the RAT 9 on my desktop PC, only downside is it's illuminated blue, but then I also have a Razer Nostromo so it doesn't look too out of place.

I already had a black mouse mat on my desk which was larger than the Glide so it's not a special version or anything, the Glide sits on top to keep with the black/red theme of the RAT smile.gif

Keyboard is a CM Storm Trigger with Cherry MX Blacks




Edited by jonthehack - 5/20/13 at 2:42pm
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That helps. Thanks.
No problem!
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post #2853 of 3822
Looks sharp! How long have you had the Glide. I'm really hoping this thing has up.
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How are you guys liking the new Mad Catz labeled versions of the these mice? Because the price of the original ones went way up and now what looks like these cheaper plastic versions are at a normal price.
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post #2855 of 3822
I RMA'd my Cyborg labelled RAT9 and got back a Mad Catz labelled RAT9 and found no degradation in quality. The packaging is a lot less extravagant though. I no longer get a metal box for my spare parts.
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How do you use the custom parts? Do they make the mouse feel less balanced or bad quality? I think I would extend the palm rest out more.
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post #2857 of 3822
Hey all, I've been using my RAT 7 for some time now, and I've noticed that occasionally I'll have an issue with the tracking... I want to assume it's my mat I'm using, which is the GTX 590 Classified mat that came with the GPU... Would it be in my interests to ditch the mat and grab a glide?
post #2858 of 3822
Why don't you try it on a regular desk surface? I see that your mouse pad is rough and black, and it looks like it has varying gray colors which would be good for tracking.
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post #2859 of 3822
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How do you use the custom parts? Do they make the mouse feel less balanced or bad quality? I think I would extend the palm rest out more.

The only thing I have an issue with is that the Rubber Palm/Side Panel are Matt Black and my RAT 9 is Gloss Black, I have the palm extended a fair way and can't honestly say I've had any balance issues.

If anyone from either Mad Catz/Saitek/Cyborg is looking at this thread, can you sell the rubber parts as spares and I'll stick them on the glossy ones myself, or even better, ship it with all the parts matching the finish on the mouse!
Edited by jonthehack - 5/21/13 at 12:33am
post #2860 of 3822
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Hey all, I've been using my RAT 7 for some time now, and I've noticed that occasionally I'll have an issue with the tracking... I want to assume it's my mat I'm using, which is the GTX 590 Classified mat that came with the GPU... Would it be in my interests to ditch the mat and grab a glide?

5600 or 6400 DPI?, could try cleaning the sensor first.

Regarding the Glide, it all depends on how much you want to invest in a mouse mat, the Glide 9 might appear expensive, but then it's aluminium compared to either cloth or plastic.

Try cleaning the sensor with a Q-Tip/Cotton Bud depending on where you live, if that doesn't fix the tracking then you can start looking at the mat being the suspect.
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