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Obi_Kwiet
08-25-2004, 06:57 PM
I'm looking to buy a new one and I want to see what you guys have. I have this (http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/sidewinder/Jstick.asp) realy crappy one.

Obi_Kwiet
08-25-2004, 06:57 PM
I'm looking to buy a new one and I want to see what you guys have. I have this (http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/sidewinder/Jstick.asp) realy crappy one.

PBNA-Boosher
08-25-2004, 07:03 PM
I have the Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2:
http://www.microsoft.com/italy/hardware/sidewinder/Prec2/images/t_Precision2.jpg

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Obi_Kwiet
08-25-2004, 07:10 PM
I was looking at that. Is it good?

Korolov
08-25-2004, 07:16 PM
A combination of a Thrustmaster ABII throttle along with a Cyborg 3D Force.

http://www.mechmodels.com/fbstuff/klv_sigp38shark1a.jpg

DuxCorvan
08-25-2004, 07:21 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Obi_Kwiet:
I was looking at that. Is it good?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

It was. Sadly, Microsoft stopped making joysticks more than a year ago. Maybe in the back-store of a dusty shop...

-HH- Beebop
08-25-2004, 07:34 PM
http://www.saitekusa.com/usa/images/product/pcp/x45.jpg

Best bang for the buck IMHO.

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horseback
08-25-2004, 08:07 PM
CH Products all the way: Combatstick, Pro Throttle, Pro Pedals, all USB. Had 'em for two years of hard use now, without a glitch.

cheers

horseback

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icrash
08-25-2004, 08:09 PM
I have a sidewinder precision 2 also. I tried finding another awhile back but alas it has gone the way of the dinosaur. MS can junk a good stick but put out OS with flaws, go figure. I get chewed out for 1/2 a*$ing work but Gates gets rich. I'm definately in the wrong line of work.

carguy_
08-25-2004, 08:16 PM
THrustmaster Fox2 Pro cheap and very reliable.

I`m searching for TM Fox2Pro FFB but there aren`t any on the market.

X45 doesn`t have twist rudder so I`m not buying it.

http://carguy.w.interia.pl/tracki/sig23d.jpg

Sultan_of_Swing
08-25-2004, 08:23 PM
Just got the Saitek Evo. Very nice stick. Lots of progam options, nice feel, good price too. Around $30.00 (us)

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AusDerReihe
08-25-2004, 08:31 PM
had the X45, was very good imo, but my hands are too large for it for me to play comfortably for more than 30mins. now i have the Thrustmaster HOTAS cougar with Elite rudder pedals. couldn't wish for anything else, except maybe FFB, but i haven't tried that yet so it's an open question really.

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Rushin Russian
08-25-2004, 08:56 PM
I have the same Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 as Boosher, and it's absolutely God-like. No matter how much punishment I put it through, it's always ready for more. Now all I need is a TrackIR http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

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Beirut
08-25-2004, 09:12 PM
MS FFB2

Great stick.

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chris455
08-25-2004, 09:13 PM
Cougar HOTAS. Expensive but very worth it. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

http://members.cox.net/miataman1/p47n2.jpg

XyZspineZyX
08-25-2004, 09:17 PM
MS FFB2 and x45 throttle control.

So far, a pretty good combination.

XyZspineZyX
08-25-2004, 09:17 PM
Ditto. Cougar.

&gt;THUD&lt; as it lands on the desk.

Worth every penny, even though they should have been of higher quality, and required a lot less modification and attention.

Vladimir_No2
08-25-2004, 09:24 PM
I have a Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2, and of all the sticks I have owned it is the only one that I have never had a problem with. As Microsoft has dropped out of the market, I am looking to replace it with a CH products HOTAS if/when it breaks.

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Obi_Kwiet
08-25-2004, 09:29 PM
Got me a TM Fox2Pro FFB for 15$. Se ya in the skies! (hopefully) http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif /me does w00t dance

LLv34_Stafroty
08-25-2004, 09:58 PM
CH usb fighterstick and pro throttle with simped rudders..
had earlier TH HOTAS Cougar and it was nice in start but went in really bad shape REALLY fast, was unable to fly after some 3-4 months. had it once chansed to new one on quarantee, and after it went bad too, i demanded and got my moneys back from it. now happy owned of CH.

HexAngel
08-25-2004, 11:58 PM
I'm flying also with a MS Force Feedback 2. I got mine at ebay 2 months ago. But they are pretty expensive these days http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif But it was worth the money, exspecially if you want to have force feedback http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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Kartveli
08-26-2004, 12:35 AM
MS PP 2 ... just like a timex watch...no crappy FF parts to break, either...

I still have my first one, only a lil ppiece broke cuz of ex-son-in-law, lol....but I can fix it, or use it for spares for my current one, tho not needed so far...

I always keep my mkI eyeball open for another one at pawnshops, used computer stores, etc, cuz I swear by them...

I also have an emergency Wingman Warrior (alas, sans rudder twist, a knob for rudder) that I picked up at a yard sale in liek new condition for 5$ cdn...

If yo ucan find one, get a MS PP 2 you will be very glad you did

Capt.LoneRanger
08-26-2004, 12:43 AM
http://www.quebecairforce.com/falcon/Guides/Hotas/CH-Products/img/Throttle.gif
CH-Throttle Pro

http://www.hardwaves.com/display/20020311/fighterstick_USBs.jpg
CH-Fighterstick

CH-Products HOTAS - using mine for over 8 years now without ANY problems at all. Excellent quality, excellent centering, LOADS of functions and buttons.
I've got the gameport Version, though - USB is even more user-friendly.

greets
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ImpStarDuece
08-26-2004, 12:53 AM
MS Sidewinder Precision 2 all the way baby!

Hmmm.. the only thing that i ever bought from Microsoft that i am truly happy with and then they stopped making them.

There might just be something deep and meaningful about that http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/crazy.gif

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DD_NL
08-26-2004, 01:59 AM
http://home.tiscali.nl/ddonline/IL-2/MSforcefeedbackJS01.jpg

Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback 2
(Only available on Ebay)

http://home.tiscali.nl/ddonline/IL-2/nighthawk.jpg

ednavar
08-26-2004, 02:17 AM
Thrustmaster F22 Pro and TQS with digital Mod + Elite Pedals.. looking forward for a Cougar though..

S!

269GA-Maxmars
08-26-2004, 02:24 AM
MS SW FF2.. Never had to calibrate it, since it's optical. First quality plastics and rubber.

Actually I never understood why joystick companies didn't switch their production of quality products to optical stuff. Potentiometers (sp?) based joysticks always have a tendency to lose centering.

biggs222
08-26-2004, 02:50 AM
Yeah Obi I have that crappy one too!!!

Hurray for crappy 20$ joy sticks, Hurray!

michapma
08-26-2004, 03:40 AM
The Cougar. Best bang, lots of bucks. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

http://cougar.frugalsworld.com/images/cougar/stickfronts.jpg

http://cougar.frugalsworld.com/images/cougar/thrfeb02s.jpg

As implied by the other Cougar owners, not for everybody, even if you could get it for free.

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Dutch60
08-26-2004, 03:51 AM
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Extreme_One
08-26-2004, 03:58 AM
Saitek Cyborg 3D Rumble.

The best 40 I ever spent!

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T_O_A_D
08-26-2004, 04:04 AM
http://www.saitekusa.com/usa/images/product/pcp/x45.jpg

http://www.chproducts.com/shop/media/ProPedals00.jpg

http://www.naturalpoint.com/gateway/naturalpoint_trackir3.jpg

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Tully__
08-26-2004, 04:16 AM
http://www.saitek.com/uk/images/product/pcp/x45.jpg (http://www.saitek.com/uk/prod/x45.htm)

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269GA-Maxmars
08-26-2004, 05:38 AM
http://home.tiscali.nl/ddonline/IL-2/MSforcefeedbackJS01.jpg + http://www.webopedia.com/FIG/JOYSTICK.gif + http://www.webopedia.com/FIG/JOYSTICK.gif + http://www.monsieurprix.com/photosProduits/589/ME0000139589_1.jpg + http://www.naturalpoint.com/trackir/products/images/t3pro_box_front.jpg

Jagdgeschwader2
08-26-2004, 05:49 AM
CH products all the way. They last forever.

I got mine here:
http://www.flightsimcentral.com/


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Xnomad
08-26-2004, 06:02 AM
I love making threads 56k unfriendly http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif Let me have a go too, although these should be cached http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif.


http://home.tiscali.nl/ddonline/IL-2/MSforcefeedbackJS01.jpg

http://www.quebecairforce.com/falcon/Guides/Hotas/CH-Products/img/Throttle.gif

http://www.chproducts.com/shop/media/ProPedals00.jpg

http://www.naturalpoint.com/gateway/naturalpoint_trackir3.jpg

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Bearcat99
08-26-2004, 06:39 AM
http://www.saitek.com/uk/images/product/pcp/x45.jpg
http://www.chproducts.com/shop/media/ProPedals00.jpg
http://home.planet.nl/~elzer/input/track_ir2.jpg
http://home.tiscali.nl/ddonline/IL-2/MSforcefeedbackJS01.jpg

Best of both worlds. The best, most sturdy FFB stick made to date (My son uses my original 4 year old stick which still works flawlessly... I also have a spare in the box in my closet), The extreme immersion of a HOTAS setup with a highly programmable throttle AND a similarly versatile button bay (The X45 stick), the fluidity of CH pedals and the joy of track IR. It's all about the immersion and the fun for me.

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Obi_Kwiet
08-26-2004, 07:25 AM
Wow! Simmers really are the most hard core nerds! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif Hmmmm. /me thinks about trackir

B16Enk
08-26-2004, 07:29 AM
Thanks BC, saved me the effort of pasting the images in http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Same setup as Bearcat http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

TgD Thunderbolt56
08-26-2004, 07:36 AM
CH Flightstick Pro (caters to leftys),
CH Pro Throttle (axis reversed and turned upside down for my right hand),
CH Pro Pedals,
TrackIR 3 Pro


Bottom line:
1. for me, nothing beats CH...and I've used them all.

2. Track IR is worth every penny

TB


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michapma
08-26-2004, 08:14 AM
Oh yeah, I forgot, TrackIR (1) and CH Pro USB pedals too.

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DangerForward
08-26-2004, 08:26 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by HexAngel:
I'm flying also with a MS Force Feedback 2. I got mine at ebay 2 months ago. But they are pretty expensive these days http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif But it was worth the money, exspecially if you want to have force feedback http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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It's too late now to get out of sight..<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I've worn out a total of two MS FFB2s, so my new one is a CH Fighterstick and pedals. I miss the force feedback a lot, but I'm happy overall with the CH stick. Strangely some planes are now easier to fly(P38), while others are harder(P51, can't feel the wing stress).

DangerForward

panther3485
08-26-2004, 08:54 AM
Thrustmaster 'HOTAS Cougar' with 'Elite' rudder pedals. Expensive ($595 Aust, + extra for the pedals) and I've only had 'em 5 months but no serious complaints so far. Feels good, looks good and works good. It oozes quality and durability should never be an issue. If I have any criticism at all, its the heaviness of the joystick's action which can become tiring after a prolonged dogfight!

Prior to that, I had a Thrustmaster 'Afterburner II' (the basic version, without force feedback). Its good features were low purchase price ($90 Aust), comfort and options like the throttle arm that could be separated and the choice of stick twist or rocker switch for rudder function. Unfortunately, I tend to be a little heavy handed and the stick couldn't take the punishment, so after 6 months it was useless.

As a secondary set, I recently purchased a Logitech 'Extreme 3D Pro'. Reasonably priced ($99.95 Aust), I was immediately impressed with its smart looks and comfort. The action is light but very precise, with excellent feel (but no FFB). Auxiliary console buttons widen the range of programmability and setting up is a breeze. My only real reservation is the relative lightness of its construction (but then I've started to get used to the Cougar and most other flight controls feel light compared with that!) Time will tell if the 3D Pro is durable.

Best regards and enjoy your gaming/simming
panther3485

269GA-Maxmars
08-26-2004, 08:58 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by DangerForward:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by HexAngel:
I'm flying also with a MS Force Feedback 2. I got mine at ebay 2 months ago. But they are pretty expensive these days http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif But it was worth the money, exspecially if you want to have force feedback http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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http://home.mnet-online.de/hexangel/Pics/HexAngelv1.jpg
It's too late now to get out of sight..<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I've worn out a total of two MS FFB2s, so my new one is a CH Fighterstick and pedals. I miss the force feedback a lot, but I'm happy overall with the CH stick. Strangely some planes are now easier to fly(P38), while others are harder(P51, can't feel the wing stress).

DangerForward<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

How did you manage to wear out those? Did you break the FF motors?

XyZspineZyX
08-26-2004, 10:22 AM
The main mechaism is basically a unijoint attached to a sett of gears attached to the force generators (motors).

As with all unijoints, play develops in the bearing housing, so what was once very positive with almost no play, becomes sloppy.
The gears are plastic and of course, subject to wear.

The handle starts to creak and groan after a while as well.

Damn good stick. Whatever were MS thinking when they canned production ??

In the meantime get some 'Ceramic Grease' to keep the gearing lubed.

Kartveli
08-26-2004, 11:25 AM
Hehe I use a bit o vaseline to keep my MS PP2 rough n ready....just don't ask what I use the rest of the vaseline for....

DangerForward
08-26-2004, 11:38 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by maxmars:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by DangerForward:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by HexAngel:
I'm flying also with a MS Force Feedback 2. I got mine at ebay 2 months ago. But they are pretty expensive these days http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif But it was worth the money, exspecially if you want to have force feedback http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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http://home.mnet-online.de/hexangel/Pics/HexAngelv1.jpg
It's too late now to get out of sight..<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I've worn out a total of two MS FFB2s, so my new one is a CH Fighterstick and pedals. I miss the force feedback a lot, but I'm happy overall with the CH stick. Strangely some planes are now easier to fly(P38), while others are harder(P51, can't feel the wing stress).

DangerForward<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

How did you manage to wear out those? Did you break the FF motors?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

In one case the hat switch stopped working reliably, so when I tried to look over my shoulder I ended up looking up or sideways. In the other case the main trigger stopped repeating when pressed, so basically I had single shots from it(the hat switch was flakey too). I think I just wore out the little pads the buttons must press against. If I was more ambitous I bet I could have fixed it, but I figured it wasn't worth it.

DangerForward

ddsflyer
08-26-2004, 12:22 PM
CH F16 Combatstick USB and CH Pro Throttle USB.

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W.D. Dual 80GB SATA RAID
Plextor PX-708A
Lite-On 52x
Creative Audigy2 ZS
NEC FP2141SB

Scen
08-26-2004, 12:25 PM
I have an Evenstrain/Hal sensor modded Cougar HOTAS with my original Thrustmaster Rudder Control System.

And of course I couldn't fly without my TIR3 Pro.

Scendore

woofiedog
08-26-2004, 12:47 PM
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gifI'll stick with my MicroSoft Sidewider Precision 2. I haven't see much that looks any better than the Sidewinder or from what I have read in the forum here.
My only reget is thast I don't pick up a Back Up when they were still in the stores. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif


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RevvinUK
08-26-2004, 02:56 PM
CH USB Fighterstick, Pro Throttle, Pro Pedals, Flight Sim Yoke and Throttle Quadrant. Nothing better IMO

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Ketalar
08-26-2004, 03:09 PM
* MS FFB2 joystick (I absolutely love the FFB, I rarely look at the instruments since I can feel the plane)
* CH Pro pedals (pedals really do help when flying and trying to get a solution for a shot)
* TrackIR (the first version, still works really fine)

FPerkin
08-27-2004, 07:23 AM
Thrustmaster Foxpro with CH pedals. Reasonably priced setup. The pedals make all the difference.

F19_Orheim
08-27-2004, 07:32 AM
http://www.saitekusa.com/usa/images/product/pcp/x45.jpg
Great stick, but rudder is so-so

and a

http://www.naturalpoint.com/gateway/naturalpoint_trackir3.jpg


want one of these:
http://www.chproducts.com/shop/media/ProPedals00.jpg

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192nd_Erdem
08-27-2004, 07:58 AM
MSFFB2,they are very cheap and easy to find in Turkey http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif.(Got mine for 50$ last week)

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ArjenKuifje
08-28-2004, 09:23 AM
Guillemot FFB, home-made Rudder pedals!

Fox_4
08-28-2004, 12:47 PM
At the start of the year I was in the market for a new joystick. My CH Flightstick (non-pro) was ancient (though still working ok) but, more importantly, my new PC didn't have a serial port to plug the thing into. In the end I chose a Saitek Cyborg 3D Gold USB over the Saitek Cyborg Evo. Found it for a very goods price: 20 (delivered) from gameplay.co.uk. For some reason they've since increased the price by 3, but still a very good deal:

http://shop.gameplay.co.uk/webstore/productpage.asp?ProductCode=AC5108

GvSAP_Wingnut
08-28-2004, 01:42 PM
My setup for the TB3:

http://www.2gvsap.org/wingnut/x45cem.jpg

Actually, I only have one throttle http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif But do use the X45 - for about 3 years now.

http://www.2gvsap.org/wingnut/signut.gif

The12342sainT
08-28-2004, 02:02 PM
Nerd, yers. Join us! haha. I have x45, CH pro pedals, and TrackIR. Throttle seems compact, many features all around, price is great got mine at Amazon.com. TrackIR takes flight simulation to an entirely new level.

"He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals."
~ Benjamin Franklin

RogueRunner
08-28-2004, 03:01 PM
Best stick in the world for me!!

http://hagar.up.ac.za/christo/lg.jpg

T_O_A_D
08-28-2004, 07:51 PM
I would like to try this with my combo. Me thinks I'll search a bit to find one.http://home.tiscali.nl/ddonline/IL-2/MSforcefeedbackJS01.jpg

Have you checked your Private Topics recently? (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=ugtpc&s=400102)
My TrackIR fix, Read the whole thread (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?q=Y&a=tpc&s=400102&f=49310655&m=15310285&p=1)
Commanding Officer of the 131st_VFW (http://www.geocities.com/vfw_131st/)
http://home.mchsi.com/~131st_vfw/T_O_A_D.jpg

Templar_4450th
08-28-2004, 08:06 PM
Currently just a CH Fighterstick, will be buying the throttle and pedals once I am able to save enough money.

Very nice change from my Logitech stick though, it's amazing how much easier it is to fly and fight now.