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maverick7614
01-03-2004, 12:50 AM
Hey yall! I am still new in the flight sims,joysticks,etc,etc. So i would apreciate it if i could get some evealuation on my Logitech Wingman attack joystick. Any info would be great thanks!!!

maverick7614
01-03-2004, 12:50 AM
Hey yall! I am still new in the flight sims,joysticks,etc,etc. So i would apreciate it if i could get some evealuation on my Logitech Wingman attack joystick. Any info would be great thanks!!!

Taylortony
01-03-2004, 09:07 AM
i use a saitek but i think oleg uses the same as you anyway a little bump to the top might help you get some help http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

maverick7614
01-03-2004, 04:34 PM
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resev
01-03-2004, 04:49 PM
What do you wish to know about Logitech joysticks?

I believe i'm qualified to tell you what you wish to know about it, as i use'em for a long time now.

Anything in particular you wish to know?

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maverick7614
01-03-2004, 04:58 PM
Like i said i dont know anything about em. So is the stick a good one? And i have this problem on IL 2. When i leave the stick in the center without touching it the plane will either start to twist or dive. Is that exposed to happen???

Bearcat99
01-03-2004, 05:06 PM
Does it have a twist rudder? If not then you need to get a stick that has some kind of rudder control. I would recommend a


Saitek X45

http://www.saitekusa.com/usa/images/pagegraphics/x45small2.gif

or a stick with a twist rudder. Look to spend atleast $40 on your stick minimum. Remember your stick is your interface with the sim so you dont want to skimp there.

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maverick7614
01-03-2004, 05:11 PM
it has somthin on the left side of the stick similar to a throttle. is that a rudder control?? Actually i know what it does in the game. if you push the slider up while in the cockpit your pilot looks all the way to the left and vise versa. does that help any?

resev
01-03-2004, 05:19 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by maverick7614:
Like i said i dont know anything about em. So is the stick a good one? And i have this problem on IL 2. When i leave the stick in the center without touching it the plane will either start to twist or dive. Is that exposed to happen???<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Well, the model you bought is not very good.
It only has 5 buttons, no hat switch, and no twist rudder function, so i can tell you right away that you will have a lot of problems fkying with that joystick.

The old Logitech joystick models, lack quite a bit in quality.
After 3 months of severe use, they will start to develop quite a lot of center play, and the calibration goes down the drain because of that.

The specific problem you mentioned, does not yet have an answer.
I haven't found a solution (doesn't seem to be one), but i have pinpointed the problem to either a flaw on the XP SP1, or derivated from the instalation of the MSblaster fix.

Usualy if you yank it around while inside the game (only when that happens), will fix the problem, but it won't eliminate it defenetly.



You sound like you bought the joystick not long ago, so take a frendly advice, take it back to the store, and grab the latest model from Logitech.
I suggest the Logitech Extreme pro 3D:
http://www.logitech.com/lang/images/0/2213.jpg

This joystick excells in quality, and doesn't suffer from the same problems the old joysticks do.

Cheers.

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Bearcat99
01-03-2004, 05:22 PM
No that should be your throttle...the gas. Wow.... you are new to sims..... well welcome aboard.... How old are you do you have a gig or are you dependent upon the kindness of your parents? If the former then spend the Do Re Mi to get a decent stick. Youe views 9the looking around bit)should be on your hat switch..which is the little button on top of the stick. If you have a twist rudder you should have some play in the stick along the handle. Grab the stick in your hand like..... well like a brake lever on a small forign car....yeah thats it.... http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif grab the stick and twist it like you would if you were opening a bottle of ketchup. If there is no movement then you probably dont have a rudder if there is movement and there has been no cracking sound like the sound of plastic breaking then you do have a twist rudder. Go to the HOTAS section in IL2/FB and assign the various inputs..(throttle & rudder ) to thier respective places. Then fly to see if you got it right.

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maverick7614
01-03-2004, 05:40 PM
your right bearcat i am new to simming as im only 15 and not fully aware of all the technological terms and benefits. As for the other reply. I didnt just get the joystick ive actually borrowed it from a frien to play this incredible game. So if yall have any other advice it would be greatly appreciated

Bearcat99
01-03-2004, 05:54 PM
The two sticks with the pics on them are the way to go. Either one is great although I am partial to the X45 http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Your stick is very important so if you have to save your pennies then do so but get somethiung decent... you can try here for a refurbished X45 http://store.yahoo.com/saitekusa/recprod.html
The retail price for this stick is $79 but the refurbed ones were going for $39 last time I looked. You can use the current stick till you get a new one but you need rudder control in FB. Unlike CFS there is no auto rudder. You can set thecontrols to easier settings as far as stalls and spins go but that only gives you bad habits. If you can get your folks to spring for the refurbed X45 from the site I gave you (assuming you cant get it your self......make sure they know it sells retail for $79...they may go for it and laud your consumer saviness to boot...... I'm a parent of a 13 yr old trust me, we love stuff like that.. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif) I would also recommend that you start to do research on the planes and the history....you will find it fascinating and your parents will be impressed at the positive side effect of this potentially time consuming hobby you are undertaking. Simming is great. I have t some really together folks from all over the world and added to my library and my already intense love of aircraft and history.

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RedDeth
01-03-2004, 07:26 PM
i just got that logitech extreme 3D pro and ive hated it for two days. ive had microsoft sticks of one kind or another for 5 years.

but now im used to it 2 days later i now can fly with the logitech and like it. that stick has tons of buttons and seems like a quality built stick. that for 35 bucks is a steal to me

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ryankm
12-08-2006, 04:53 PM
ya

juryman03
12-08-2006, 05:34 PM
I know a lot of people here turn up their nose at any mention of Logitech joysticks, but I've had the Extreme 3D Pro for several months, and I've got no complaints. It's totally comfortable, and the centering spring is really stiff. I haven't noticed any deterioration in the action of any of the buttons, hatswitch, etc.

Now...having said that, I'm on the verge of asking the wife for a Saitek X-52 for Christmas. I've been having the urge to try a separate throttle, instead of the lever on the Logitech joystick. I'm sure that's the only remaining obstacle to me becoming an ace Corsair pilot. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif