It doesn't have the transparent plastic, does it? So, what kind of paint would you use on the outside? I'd be worried about it scratching or rubbing off. But good luck. And I think a color change mod for Apple's newer mouse would be great.
The hockey puck is semi-translucent. Remember what big deal it was that you could see the dual-tone trackball beneath the apple logo in the middle? lol :P But yes, a color mod on the jellybean mouse would look sweet
I made it black and white, and left the apple open so you can still see the ball, sadly i broke the rubber on one of the tracks so I am thinking about a solution, Currently it will either be wire shrink rap stuff, or some sort of multen rubber... It works, but wont move, looks good... but wont move... is usefull but useless... aka needs work...
I have a hokeypuck mouse bc i have a old teal G3 iMac...
Ah, yes, that's right. It's been a while since I've used one. I certainly hope you can get that mouse working. If not, light it up and make it an ornament.
As for the jellybean mouse, I'd like to see one with a wavy pattern similar to the "lolipop" desktop patterns in OS 9. I like Lolipop 6, with its undulating forms. Anybody else? How would you paint your jellybean mouse?
well I remember maestro (?) was asking about taking one apart and I said I'd try out mine since I had one laying around...turns out I had given it to my mom. I like the jellybean, but It needs more buttons, a scroll wheel, and a laser.
hahahaaha you ass. I know exactly why you are saying that. For all those not in on the inside joke, Jacob and I have dualing preferences on mice. We both spent a small fortune on our mice and we both swear by them
Mine: Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer (with side scrolling wheel)
His: Logitech MX 1000 Wireless Laser (with ugly battery life led indicator)
we'll never agree on which mouse is better, but I'm pretty sure we both agree that the hocky puck mouse is the worst mouse Apple ever made
KNIFELORD - HEY IS THERE A PIC OF THIS BLACK AND WHITE MOUSE?
Yes I have a pic, but i also have a headach so im gona do the good and lazy thing and upload it tommarow. Also- Paint it black on the inside but then put tape in the shape of two flames and paint in the flames (you will want to mask twice using orange and yellow for your flames. then It would be cool, but also add a small cercle masked in the center so you can see down to the little apple logo on the black (or white depending) plastic that is over the main computer board.
I've found this tutorial for a model car. The same masking can be done with tape. Just keep in mind that since you're painting the inside of a clear shell, the layers of paint you put down first are the ones that will show. So you'll basically have to do everything in reverse. You may also be interested in this site for more detailed flames. You could also just put some flame decals on the inside if you don't want to trouble with masking and painting.
I like both of thoes but I think you should have the flames on the sides of the apple (ie. FLAME-APPLE LOGO-FLAME) with the flames being higher on the sides then in the middle, |\\APPLE/| something like that. Anyway good luck but make sure you put orange then yellow, then black and keep the cercle or something cut out to see the apple masked the entire time. Enjoy!
PS: I screwed the mouse up, if somebody wants the parts everthing works i just melted one of the plastic scrols on it. I think I want to keep the body though.
Speaking of old mouses. before i saw this post i found the mouse to my dad's 1984 128k mac... talk about a brick :blink: pulled out the dremmel and it's up to date and works well. my dad got a kick out of the old relic too. There is a pict of it in the gallery now, if anyone is interested. i tried to post a mod guide for it, but i was told i'm restricted access :unsure:
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