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ch yoke or saitek x52 pro

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thinking of getting one of these for fs9. anyone have any experience of using either of these? are they any good?erick

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It really depends on what you fly.. If you fly Tubeliners and GA then a yoke is better if you fly fighters, helos and vintage single engines then a stick is better. If you opt for the Yoke you really need pedals to go with it (unless you select auto-rudder). I have Saitek Pedals, CH Yoke, X52, and a Cyborg Evo....Which do I prefer??? The Evo!!RegardsJim

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I was thinking about getting the Saitek Pedals to replace my worn down CH ones, how do you like them? Also to the OP: Jim is right, depends on how you fly but also how much you want to spend. I love my CH yoke, nothing beats it for flying yoke equipped airplanes but combined with the pedals it is pretty expensive.

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I'm a big fan of the Evo except I use mine as a left hand throttle (MS FFB2 for the flightstick). The Evo is inexpensive, versatile, and extremely confortable. If money is an issue, consider buying two Cyborg Evos and making a HOTAS out of them. You'd have six buttons plus a POV hat on each Evo to use without ever having moving your hands off the sticks. I double function several buttons, so you can easilly set up fifteen of twenty comands if you want. Plus there is a throttle and six more buttons on the base of each unit. Serious vesatility for low cost.

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You're a genius.. what great lateral thinking.. Two EVOs one as a cyclc the other as a collective..."X52 I'm afraid you have to go into the cupboard now...don't be afraid there's a Logitech Force Feedback in there to keep you company"

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"You're a genius.. what great lateral thinking.. Two EVOs one as a cyclc the other as a collective..."Well... cough-cough... it's my pleasure. :-cool I really wanted the X52 but I already had an MS FFB2 and didn't want to give it up. I almost bought the X52 ($200) just for the throttle but then I saw the Evo for $45 and that was that.One great trick with the Evo is to use the stick itself as a throttle in IL2-Pacific Fighters. The center rest postion is 50% power and you push forward for more and pull back for less. The spring tension in the stick gives very precise control in a dogfight. You can hang on the enemy's tail all day. Personally, I think it's faster and more precise than a standard left hand throttle. In FS9, where speed doesn't require frequent changes, I just use the thumb switches for speed control.When my MS FFB2 dies, I'm getting two Evo FFB untis. I want both hands a'shaking!*Edit - My setup.http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v298/hor...ss/LOGS3001.jpg

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