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Old March 22, 2009, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Babrbarossa View Post
Nice review! but please allow me to rant for a moment: personally, I think the weights are mostly pointless- there is no practical reason to make a mouse heavier, other than to create the weighty illusion of quality and to give us neat little knick-knacks to play with- it is an appeal to our inner child's desire to take neat little watch battery-like modules and place them in a neat little tray which in turn inserts into the bottom of our neat little toy. I fully understand the reason that the marketing people thought up the idea and why it sells, but I really think that serious users be much better served if the marketers inserted these neat little weights up their neat little @$$es and knocked another fifteen dollars off the MSRP. ok done.
I was of the same opinion as regards the weights; "Yeah, Right... weights, meh".

But after a while I got used to the heft of a weightier than average mouse, at least to what i was used to up till then and now I'm sold

I like the weight of 4 x 4.5g and 4 x 1.7g weights and my G5 is the best mouse I've used.
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