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What Joystick to buy?

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Hello!I have a question for you.Actually, i have an old Logitech Wingman Extreme, an excellent joystick, but it are old now ... It's time to renew it!!!Ok, can you recommend me what joystick to buy? Joystick or Yoke? I know for commercial yoke is more real, but sometimes i like to fly helicopters too ...I like the Logitech G940 Flight system ... It's a little expensive yes... Otherwise i like the Saitek Yoke system, but need to buy the pedals separate, and it's expensive too ... All is expensive in PC :)And the cheapest shops? I live in Spain ...Thanks you

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I have the Thrustmaster T16000M. Very cheap, but very precise! Actually it uses the same magnetic sensors (HALL) of the flagship Thrustmaster Warthog.

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+1 for the Warthog. Best controller I've ever used - amazingly precise. Turned me into a helicopter pilot when nothing else couldThe precision is the result of the Hall sensors, so the T16000M is worth a look. I haven't tried it, though.I used the Logitech G940 for a year and really enjoyed it, but I give an edge to the Warthog.

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but the g940 has the so called "reversal bug". i want to buy it, but the high price and then bugged hardware? and TM warthog is more a fighter stick. i don't know.......all the knobs and switches are a10 specific....but it might be never the less a good stick!

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I like Warthog but it's very combat stick ...I think i will buy G940 ...

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I like Warthog but it's very combat stick ...I think i will buy G940 ...
I agree Jose, however, I have come to the conclusion that it is a very small price to pay for flying with a stick that IMO is simply the finest controller available anywhere!

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I agree Jose, however, I have come to the conclusion that it is a very small price to pay for flying with a stick that IMO is simply the finest controller available anywhere!
Are you talking about Warthog?Enviado desde mi GT-I9100 usando Tapatalk

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I have the CH Combat stick and CH Pro throttle. Maybe not so complex but extremely precise and durable.

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Are you talking about Warthog?Enviado desde mi GT-I9100 usando Tapatalk
Sure, absolutely, when it comes to the crunch, IMO there is simply no other joystick that comes within 100 miles of the Warthog. It is unbelievably accurate and when you hold the kit for the first time you cannot have any other expression on your face other than a wide gaping grin! A beautiful tool crafted in alloy. As for yokes, that's a different ball game. If I had the money I'd get something like the Eclipse or VR insight, but that's a lot of dosh. But you know, what is awesome about the Warthog are the amount of switches and buttons that can be calibrated to functions, and I think I'm right in saying, far more than any other stick or yoke I know of. Also, I would much prefer to fly with the well made alloy Warthog than with a plastic yoke.

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This thread is really all about an important question. What controller to buy? I had a Logitech 2.4 Freedom stick for a long time. It flew beautifully, but I wanted more buttons. I finally bought a Saitek X52 Pro. Lots of buttons and a very smooth throttle. Their software was terrible, but one of their techs told me to forget the software and program it thru FSX. That worked pretty good. What was not pretty good was that the stick was virtually impossible to hand fly. The springs kept catching. I must have taken it apart 50 times making small changes each time. I finally thru it in the trash. I had given my Logitech Freedom to a neighbor kid, so I couldn't ask for it back. I bought a Logitech 3D stick which flies as smooth as silk. I've looked at the Logitech 940 as I love Logitech stuff. I just don't like the idea of having rudder peddles to mess with. After buying the $30 3D stick, I actually got an email coupon from Logitech offering a 50% discount on any Logitech product I would buy next. I was tempted, but don't want to pick my old feet up and put them on the peddles. I wish they would make the same thing with the old twist stick. I use the rudder so little, they just aren't worth it. Has anyone heard of Logitech maybe coming out with a variation of the 940 without the rudder peddles? Mike Nicholson

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CH Eclipse Yoke I never understood why anyone would fly a 737 with a flightstick ?
HelloI agree I could not imagine using a joystick to fly an airliner unless it was an airbus.If you mainly fly GA that use sticks or military stuff then I can see the attraction but for a 737 then you need a decent yoke and rudder pedals.

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Finally i buyed a G940 system ...It's installed, but i need help to calibrate and asignate axis in FSUIPC!!!

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CH Eclipse Yoke I never understood why anyone would fly a 737 with a flightstick ?
I agree Rich, IMO the problem is, I simply could not fly with a yoke that feels plasticky and toy like. To me, personally, I prefer to fly with the finest of alloy joysticks to fly the NGX rather than something that looks like the real thing but in reality feels like a cheap imitation. As I said, only my opinion and I'm sure there are many guys with different views, but at the end of the day, if we were all the same, life would be very boring, and in particular, simming!

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Ok, i have the G940 calibrated by FSUIPC (Registered).In my old Wingman 3D i can move the VC and exterior view pressing the selector view.How i can move the VC view with the G940 pressing that selector?EDIT: I think i should use the selector below that i painted.5ckjlz.jpg

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