Replacement mouse feet/mouse skates/mouse slides

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Feb 11, 2010
8:06 PM EDT
If you have a favourite mouse that has worn out feet, and you don't want to throw out the mouse for a new one (and help save the planet, etc. etc.), here's a company that has just the right kind of teflon tape for the job: CSHyde,com in Illinois ( I purchased a 5-yard roll of half-inch teflon adhesive tape for only $11. Including the shipping to Canada it cost $~15. Installed the tape yesterday on the problematic mice and they work like new. :-) (I have no financial interest in this company.)



Feb 12, 2010
11:58 AM EDT
So what thickness did you get? The .020 seems quite a bit too thin for this application, and I don't have calipers to see how thick the pad is on my mouse at present.

Feb 12, 2010
2:18 PM EDT
Sounds like I could use this for dobsonian scope mounts

Feb 12, 2010
4:41 PM EDT
Cool stuff! Thanks beirwin, I can think of a lot of uses for teflon tape. Mic clips and stands, tripods, all kindsa things that hold other things and get worn over time.

Feb 12, 2010
8:54 PM EDT
Here is exactly what I purchased :

Item # 15-20A-.5-5 .020" FAT PTFE w/ Acrylic Adh. .5 5 yds $10.67 (U.S)

Here is the link to the "FAT" PTFE-Teflon-Tape page for other offerings:

The .020" is perfect for my Logitech MouseMan 3-button mouse.


Mar 07, 2010
5:13 AM EDT
Just make them out of a old cd, cut them little bigger than needed then grind them down to proper size and super glue them on to the bottom of the mouse,

Oct 14, 2010
7:51 PM EDT
Buying teflon tape sounds a lot easier then scan2006's suggestion. My time is worth more than the cost of admission.

So, when the old feet wear off and pieces fall off, are those mouse droppings?

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