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I wanna new mouse, looking at the Rat-7. Seems to have everything I want, except possibly a side scroll wheel. I cannot find any reference to it, so I wonder does it have one? Anyone know? My current mouse (Logitech G5) has a side scroll wheel, and I have my reload on left scroll and my grenades on the right. I'm too old to retrain, so it could be a deal breaker for me.
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It definitely has a side scroll wheel.

http://www.cyborggaming.com/prod/rat7.htm
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Daggerfist, I appreciate the prompt reply. I've seen the link you included, but nowhere in that site (or any other site) do they say anything about a side scrolling wheel. As the owner of one of these critters, you would know. I've searched for several hours just trying to find out, to no avail. My next mouse will have to have side scrolling wheel.
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Originally Posted by George Ford View Post
Daggerfist, I appreciate the prompt reply. I've seen the link you included, but nowhere in that site (or any other site) do they say anything about a side scrolling wheel. As the owner of one of these critters, you would know. I've searched for several hours just trying to find out, to no avail. My next mouse will have to have side scrolling wheel.
Thanks for the info!
That silver thingy where your thumb is a scroll wheel. I have a RAT 7, but I wasn't horribly impressed with it's performance. I use a Xai now and do much better in all my games. The RAT did feel nice though, since you can customize it to be perfect for you (or most people can).
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I've been using the RAT7 for 2-3 months now, I'll tell you to avoid it only because the laser really sucks. Once a single dust gets in front of the sensor or even is within the small hole the mouse wont respond until you blow it out or clean it with a Q-Tip.
     
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
That silver thingy where your thumb is a scroll wheel. I have a RAT 7, but I wasn't horribly impressed with it's performance. I use a Xai now and do much better in all my games. The RAT did feel nice though, since you can customize it to be perfect for you (or most people can).
Crazy, I wonder if I've made myself clear about what I mean by a "side scrolling wheel". All mice now have a scroll wheel that scrolls up and down, like for changing from one weapon to another, but not all have a scroll wheel that wobbles from side to side, giving you two more buttons you can program. The thumb scroll is a different item altogether, and I probably would never use it, only the regular scroll wheel. And I will check out Xai just for good measure.
Thanks for the info.
    
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Oh you want to click the normal scroll wheel to the right and left... I think logitech is the one who does that mostly.
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