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I was looking at getting this combo off newegg as a temporary solution until I can get something a little better. What do you think? I've never needed one until recently (wrists are at a bad angle with a new desk). Any horror stories or comments would be appreciated. My budget is only $25. Thanks!
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post #2 of 12
I'ld recommend getting a gel wrist rest with antimicrobial protection

http://www.compbargains.com/_e/Wrist...Wrist_Rest.htm
http://www.compbargains.com/_e/Wrist...Wrist_Rest.htm

http://www.resellerratings.com/store/CompBargains
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I was thinking about getting something from 3M as well...seen many posts on ocn about their quality. Thanks for the referral!
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Any other suggestions?
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post #5 of 12
The Filco for real leather.


The Ducky for unknown leather.


Spendy though.
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I picked up the 3M on an amazon sale. Love it.
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The Filco for real leather.


The Ducky for unknown leather.


Spendy though.
lol, that's awesome.

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I picked up the 3M on an amazon sale. Love it.
Yeah I'm probably going to go with 3M. Still need to get a new keyboard which is where most of my budget is going. Thanks!
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3m is definitely the better product. That being said, your belkin combo is pretty cheap too. And it will work for now, but for better future investment, additional fund is necessary !
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Yep! I will save a bit more to get a 3M. Any particular model I should look for?
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Any particular model I should look for?
bump for interest

What's the best material: memory foam or gel? I can't afford leather
Edited by GYBE - 4/23/11 at 11:01am
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