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CKY_86
09-08-2005, 03:46 PM
ok my current stick is a saitek cyborg evo force & the rudder twist is broke on it, ive tried re-calibrating it but nothing, it still sets the rudder to the right http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif.

so im going to have to invest in a new stick setup, anyone got any good suggestions? i also want to get some pedels as well so if anyone can point me in the right direction it would be very helpful.

thanks

horseback
09-08-2005, 04:01 PM
I recommend a CH Products Combat Stick and Pro Pedals--with a Pro Throttle, if you have the extra cabbage.

However, if the rudder twist is all that's hosed on your current stick, start with the Pro Pedals...

cheers

horseback

Tully__
09-08-2005, 11:50 PM
As long as the rest of the Evo functions are still working, why not just get a set of CH Pro Pedals for rudder and keep the Evo?

thefarb2
09-09-2005, 02:22 AM
a lot of good choices to order but not much at the stores on the shelf. I got lucky and found a sidewinder at a garage sale. keepa you eyes open. really wish there were more choices, I would have picked something up by now.

WOLFMondo
09-09-2005, 02:25 AM
Ch again. Get a CH fighter Stick and CH pro pedals and you'll be a happy man.

CKY_86
09-09-2005, 03:07 AM
Originally posted by Tully__:
As long as the rest of the Evo functions are still working, why not just get a set of CH Pro Pedals for rudder and keep the Evo?

would the rudder be centerd if i used peddels or would it still be holding the rudder to the right?

Oilburner_TAW
09-09-2005, 05:05 AM
It would center because you tell the game to use rudder pedals for rudder, so the signal from the stick (twisty part) would just be ignored.

F0_Dark_P
09-09-2005, 05:10 AM
i am stealing the thread, i have a logitech freedom 2.4 it is good, i like the feel of it but it is cordless, so the batterys runns out fast on it, so am thinking of getting a new stick, i dont afford CH stuff so i have been looking at this

Thrustmaster Force Feedback Joystick
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/Nahoj/stick.jpg

is that one any good?, i have been looking at a Saitek Cyborg to, but i dont like the feel of that stick and the Thrustmaster looks ok to me anyway

CKY_86
09-09-2005, 05:24 AM
Originally posted by Oilburner_TAW:
It would center because you tell the game to use rudder pedals for rudder, so the signal from the stick (twisty part) would just be ignored.

thanks for that, ive just seen a saitek x45 on a site that looks quite nice, would this be a good choice of stick for the moment?

-HH- Beebop
09-09-2005, 06:52 AM
CKY_86;

I have an X-45 and swear by it. With the mode switrches I have some 54 programmable buttons. Keyboard? Oh yeah, the thing I use to write posts. You won't need it.
One cavet, some folks don't like the rudder control which is a rocker arm. However there are two options,
1. With the (relatively) small amount of money spent on the X-45, get some CH pedals. Great combo!
2. For a few dollars more get the X-52. It has what you are used to, a twisty stick for rudder.

Both "X" models are excellent value for the money IMO. Don't be swayed by those who say it's not durable. It is well made and should last a long, long time unless you're the type that slams their stick around alot. If that's the case, go with Cougar products. they are considered the Cadillac/Rolls Royce of the industry and will "take a lickin' and keep on tickin'".

Hope this helps.

Bongokid
09-09-2005, 06:58 AM
In the CH department, i can recommend the combastick 568, it's basically a fighter stick with a few of the multiple hats turned into buttons. I find it more apropriate for WW2 sims.. The fighterstick is a bit overnumbered with hats in my opinion although it seems to adequately reflect what is found in a real jet fighter. The combastisk is maybe 20 or 25 bucks cheaper than the fighterstick.

Cheers,

Bongokid

CKY_86
09-09-2005, 07:14 AM
thanks beebob, you've just closed my decision, a x45 it is & im gonna get some rudder pedels with it aswell http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

AstroCat
09-09-2005, 09:19 AM
Don't forget about the X52. Got one recently and I'm totally digging it. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

CKY_86
09-09-2005, 09:24 AM
had a lil look at a x52 & its too expensive at the mo http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

davstub
09-09-2005, 09:34 AM
Don't bin the saitek cyborg evo force tho', use it as a throttle control/trim or something.

CKY_86
09-09-2005, 11:18 AM
Originally posted by davstub:
Don't bin the saitek cyborg evo force tho', use it as a throttle control/trim or something.

im not going to, im going to keep it for that reason http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif.

pedals wise ive only found the CH pedals & they are way too expensive so has anyone got some suggestions on what other times of pedals to go for?

thanks

3.JG51_BigBear
09-09-2005, 12:06 PM
I love my X-52. Its the favorite of all the ones I've owned. Very comfortable, buttons are easy to acces, precise control, and it can handle just about every function in the game if you take advantage of the Saitek programming software.

JunkoIfurita
09-09-2005, 05:54 PM
is that one any good?, i have been looking at a Saitek Cyborg to, but i dont like the feel of that st0ick and the Thrustmaster looks ok to me anyway

Yes, I think this is a top notch entry level stick. It's basically the Top Gun Afterburner FFB without the HOTAS throttle portion. The Throttle and the rudder were a weak point on Thrustmaster sticks, but the actual stick is as hardy and as precise as anyone could hope.

You should couple it with a set of rudder pedals at least, though http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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