|Razer Boomslang Fix|
I ordered a Razer Boomslang 2000 about 5 months ago. When I got it it was a bit faulty.
As mentioned in the review earlier, the mouse-ball could sometimes stop rolling. And as
a result, the pointer stopped moving. This is particulary iritating when you are in a fragging
mood. However, I wrote a mail to Razer explaining my problem, and they said that I should
recieve a new mouse. As many people now know, Razer have had some economy problems
lately, and I was rather suprised when a new mouse arrived five months later.
First thing I did, was to test it. Do you
think Razer had managed to fix this problem, If
Since Razer didn't manage to correct this
problem, I decided to do it myself. I know many many
The problem with the mouse was some of the
materials used in the support wheel, which is
So, what I did was to visit a
tool-crafter, and asked him to make me a new wheel out of
As you can see, the tool-crafter did a very good job.
After I changed the wheel the problem simply vanished =) It also have a more smooth feel to it. Remember, this is really great mouse, to bad these little things gives it a bad rep.
This is before and after: