Please Recommend a Mouse Like Mine

Discussion in 'Mice and Keyboards' started by Hulk, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Hulk

    Hulk [H]ardness Supreme

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    I currently own a SideWinder Mouse that is 10+ years old. I recently got a laptop and would like to buy a mouse that is just like my current one. As you can see, this mouse has been discontinued. Any advice on a mouse that is very similar to mine? It can be either corded or wireless.

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    https://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-HK...332&sr=8-3-fkmr0&keywords=ms+sidewinder+mouse


    EDIT: Can someone tell me if the above mouse is a "finger tip" or "claw grip" mouse?
     
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  2. EvilViking

    EvilViking I Drank All Your Beer

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    Check out this guide:

    http://www.rocketjumpninja.com/find-a-mouse/

    There are several mice I've scene with similar shapes like yours. Best to follow the guide above to find your grip style / hand size and go from there :)

    Reminds of of the Razor Naga, MM520.

    Check out the Rival 310 or the DeathAdder Elite tho
     
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  3. Comixbooks

    Comixbooks Ignore Me

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    I use a Razer Elite started using one 6 months ago great mouse oh and I have backups incase the damn thing breaks :D
     
  4. Saturn_V

    Saturn_V [H]ard|Gawd

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    I ran MS Sidewinders for over eight years. Had four copies, even had one on my editing bay at work. The last one failed in 2016 and I miss it horribly.
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    I haven't found a suitable replacement- at least for my O.J.-sized hands. I'm on a Corsair M65 now, and it's not been a fun ride.
     
  5. SeymourGore

    SeymourGore 2[H]4U

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    Yar, miss my Sidewinder as well. More than anything it was its size and vertical thumb button placement that won me over.
     
  6. Hulk

    Hulk [H]ardness Supreme

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    So what does that mean guys? For those of you that owned the cult MS Sidewinder what mouse have you moved to? I love everything about this mouse, still have it, I don't know how it still works since I've had it for over 10 years and use it for everything.
     
  7. Saturn_V

    Saturn_V [H]ard|Gawd

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    What I liked most about the Sidewinder was the size. The Logitech Proteus Spectrum comes close. But I went with the Corsair instead hoping for better durability and have been disappointed.
     
  8. Hulk

    Hulk [H]ardness Supreme

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    Funny you should mention the Proteus Spectrum, I actually had it in my Amazon wish list.