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cactus_jack_906
11-26-2005, 02:33 PM
hey guys, im a logn time reader of this forum (since ive bought fb on its release date), but never realy done anything else, until now http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif
Ive been doing a lot of flying recently with air cadets, and ive noticed that the control column on aircraft never has the...force..if thats the word, that the x-45 posseses. It seems to have a resistance, like the springs are holding it back too much. Maybe other owners can realte? Anyway does anybody think the same and is there a way to loosen it and give it a more fluid movement? thanks guys http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

cactus_jack_906
11-26-2005, 02:33 PM
hey guys, im a logn time reader of this forum (since ive bought fb on its release date), but never realy done anything else, until now http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif
Ive been doing a lot of flying recently with air cadets, and ive noticed that the control column on aircraft never has the...force..if thats the word, that the x-45 posseses. It seems to have a resistance, like the springs are holding it back too much. Maybe other owners can realte? Anyway does anybody think the same and is there a way to loosen it and give it a more fluid movement? thanks guys http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

dieg777
11-26-2005, 02:45 PM
Tully posted a great tip a while back- rub some candle wax on the shaft where the spring moves over to help lube the movement of the spring. Use a cadle that has a high beeswax content. some other lubs can effect the rubber and components but this is safe.

good luck

BelaLvgosi
11-26-2005, 03:28 PM
Or the zip ties mod to compress the spring, like in http://members.chello.at/dolphin6/mod_spring/

-HH-Quazi
11-27-2005, 04:43 AM
Yea. I put 8 zip ties on and it is like a different stick. Then I used candle wax like mentioned above also. Good to go now.