View Full Version : Got Deals?. . . on Everglide or 3M mouse pads?
06-30-2000, 08:11 PM
I'm leaning towards the Everglide, but a 3M would be acceptable, but since these mousepads are so popular I figure there's gotta be a deal somewhere.
<span style="color:blue"> --Dionysus </span>
Hmm, Whats your take. Do you like the <span style="color:red">3M</span> pad better, or the <span style="color:navy">Everglide?</span>
06-30-2000, 11:05 PM
i've only heard about everglides, but I like my 3m; only wish it'd last longer....maybe you should get a ratpad? http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/biggrin.gif
The newbie was here.
06-30-2000, 11:10 PM
I have an everglide...got em for free...but also check out ratpadz.com from the hardware monkey kyle over at hardocp.com. These pads are huge...and there are many good reviews.
06-30-2000, 11:34 PM
how'd u get an everglide for free? that'd be a GREAT deal! http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/biggrin.gif
The newbie was here.
06-30-2000, 11:38 PM
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06-30-2000, 11:46 PM
I use the 3m and the everglide
the 3m wears out faster, and scratches like crazy
I would recommend both but more so to the everglide
07-01-2000, 12:13 AM
I've used both pads. I prefer the everglide over the 3m but I have not had any problems with the pad wearing out. I've used the 3m pad for about a year now too. Guess it just depends how you treat your stuff.
07-01-2000, 12:38 AM
for the money you spend on those mousepads (around 10bucks or so) you can just find some coupons and buy the MICROSOFT intellimouse EXPLORER.... the best mouse i ever used, and wont be changing unless they got a newer model... =)
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07-01-2000, 06:31 AM
I've used both the 3M and the Everglide and would highly recommend spending the extra for the Everglide.
07-01-2000, 07:51 AM
Since I used to work for FalconNW, I used their Attackpad from Everglide. The surface was fine, but I really didn't like the curvature. It may make for quicked wrist-movements, but it gave me a mild case of tendonitis. If you want, I'll give it to you if you pay shipping and spot me a few bucks.
07-01-2000, 08:09 AM
I have a 3M with a Gel wristpad, the model is a WR511. It has lasted 3 years with no problems. The wrist pad is nice because it is adjustable to provide different angles and heights in order to reduce CTS.
07-02-2000, 01:33 AM
Thanks Bires, But I think I'll just buy a new one. Everglide it is. Oh, and I have both the intellimouse explorer and the intellimouse with intellieye. (both optical mice) I hate them both. There is nothing like the smoothness of a ball mouse. If you start doing any rapid actions with those optical mice they get confused. Horrible for game playing. When I switched back to a nomal mouse my gameplay noticeable improved, with a good mouse pad I hope to see even more. Thanks for all the tips.
<span style="color:blue"> --Dionysus</span>
07-02-2000, 02:53 AM
na... i dont think the intellimouse explorer is horrible at all, i think majority of the people here, probably uses it for gaming/surfing/working... maybe your not used to it yet... definitely no confused mouse for me... =)
07-02-2000, 08:15 AM
Everglide mousepad for under 5 bucks:
It works http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/smile.gif
07-02-2000, 08:44 AM
I also found that the increase in height from the everglide was a little irritating after extended usage. Maybe I am online a little too much--if you add up at home, and at work I am on at least 12 hours a day.
07-02-2000, 05:03 PM
I love the ratpadz awesome feel on the ol rubber ball... up your mouse rate for that super smoothie gaming...
07-02-2000, 10:47 PM
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