CM Storm Skorpion Mouse Bungee
Fresh out of the box you can now see all the angles and design elements that words just wouldn't describe. The Skorpion, while only three legged, does resemble a scorpion with the tail as the bungee system. The CM Storm logo in the center is a very nice touch to what would otherwise be a very mechanical and very black plain looking device.
The flexible arm of the Skorpion has two trails in it for wiring. For mice with thicker cords, like the Recon, you set the cable all the way into the round portion of the trails. For thinner wires, you can slide them just into the top, and the two edges will hold the wire securely in place.
Just like bugs in nature, they are suspended off the ground with jointed legs that go slightly up as they go out, and then they make an abrupt bend to the floor. Even here there is a mix of rubber-like surfaces and more of a plastic feel to the legs. The rubber accents do nothing for structure, but it's interesting to see they went this far into the design.
To help condense the Skorpion for travel, where the legs are jointed, the lower section comes off so that this can easily be slid into your backpack, even a normal sized pocket can contain this when fully disassembled.
CM were even sure to add a bit of design and style to the bottom of the base. You can see they also added a sticker with the name of the device and a serial number for reference later if you do have any issues.
Since I have the Skorpion on its back I took a look at its feet to see the super-grip feet, and I will say this is a soft rubber that had no issues getting a secure footing on the glass top of my photo table I took these images on.
In the center of the sticker on the bottom of the Skorpion is a single screw that will allow me to have a look inside. There I found three more screws that would allow me to remove the top half of the legs with an iron weight in the middle.