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Roberts_701
05-08-2009, 05:24 PM
~S~ all

There was a similar thread but didnt wish to hijack it.

My X45 Stick came off from the base, wires are still attached so in theory the buttons/pov/etc work. will be buying the couger hotas sometime in the future money permitting.

so i was thinking about buying another stick in emergengy say 50/60 euros limit so i can still fly and use the X45 as thrust and the x45 stick just for the buttons and have the new brought joystick for the actual flying axes.

Anyone have any recomendations for a stick, i do not need the twisty thing but would like a stick that is very precise and wont break. lot of choices so am kind of lost.

Also i saw in a few threads that you can actualy take apart the stick [MOD IT] and put it in some kind of retainer as to say, with some soldering one can have an extra control system..BUT i am very two left handed so if any one has any idea's or links not to tech plz http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

all info appreciated .

Regards

Roberts_701
05-08-2009, 05:24 PM
~S~ all

There was a similar thread but didnt wish to hijack it.

My X45 Stick came off from the base, wires are still attached so in theory the buttons/pov/etc work. will be buying the couger hotas sometime in the future money permitting.

so i was thinking about buying another stick in emergengy say 50/60 euros limit so i can still fly and use the X45 as thrust and the x45 stick just for the buttons and have the new brought joystick for the actual flying axes.

Anyone have any recomendations for a stick, i do not need the twisty thing but would like a stick that is very precise and wont break. lot of choices so am kind of lost.

Also i saw in a few threads that you can actualy take apart the stick [MOD IT] and put it in some kind of retainer as to say, with some soldering one can have an extra control system..BUT i am very two left handed so if any one has any idea's or links not to tech plz http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

all info appreciated .

Regards

Jediteo
05-08-2009, 07:08 PM
Hey Roberts
I have no experience in repairing sticks, all I know is that you can use the Throttle with a seperate stick, and it works rather well in IL2. A lot of people have for example a x52 throttle and use another type of stick.

jamesblonde1979
05-08-2009, 07:30 PM
I'd reinforce it with some kind of rod if possible.

Is there any stick left attatched to the base? Maybe a splint held on with some fuse wire might hold it together.

Bearcat99
05-08-2009, 07:44 PM
I suggest that you get adventurous. Take the stick apart... Get another stick in the interim like a Evo or something.. but see if you can do something like this:

http://file.walagata.com/w/bearcat/X-45mod.jpg

My stick is a MSFFB2..

Roberts_701
05-08-2009, 08:07 PM
Hey Jed.

Yes i could probably reinforce the stick and bearcat that looks pretty nice but i have no electrical knowledge whatsoever. but will look into it..any links plz.

anyone have any recommendations for a new stick. was on the thrust and saitek sites but a lot to choose from any names or links apreciated.

thnx in advance.

Waldo.Pepper
05-08-2009, 09:27 PM
It is a pity you do not live in Vancouver as I have a surplus X-45 I could donate to the cause.

Roberts_701
05-09-2009, 04:45 AM
thinking of getting this one as an emergency onc with the x45 thrust.

http://www.thrustmaster.com/pr...t.aspx?ProductID=153 (http://www.thrustmaster.com/product.aspx?ProductID=153)

Thanks for the offer Waldo, i am canadian but working in france.

Mr_Zooly
05-09-2009, 09:23 AM
I did some quizzing of a friend for his X45 and he's not willing to part with it, sorry but I tried everything (well, the legal options anyway) http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif