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#21 ft85915

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 03:26 AM

Just to show my sidestick is coming along :)  But being a Perfectionist :P I'm still not quite happy with it :(  
Still need to make the radio trigger and a Tiller.
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Posted 21 November 2008 - 02:56 PM

I just created a "low budget"-Airbus-modification of the CH Throttle Quadrant.
2 new handles for flaps and speed brakes made of wood and two cut up plastic pipes
for the levers. all painted black. 2 hours work and 10 euros.

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#23 Marcin

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 04:57 PM

For me the best joystick for home cockpit is Saitek Cyborg Evo - it can be right or left handled.

I use: Saitek Cyborg Evo (switched to the left hand), Saitek Throttle Quadrant and Saitek rudder pedals.

All those parts work great togerher and I use them on A320 from Eurowings 2004 (while I'm still waiting and waiting and waiting for the AS) and it gives me wonderfull feelings.

I higly recommend you this for low budget home cocpit.


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#24 SimpilotA321

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Posted 28 November 2008 - 11:21 PM

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Posted 13 April 2009 - 11:38 PM

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Posted 25 April 2009 - 01:46 AM

To SimpilotA321: Timo, your config looks great  B)

However, I use the Flightstick pro from CHproducts and I'm happy with it: In my opinion a very good stick:
It is very precise and responsive, it is suitable for fly by wire,
(very important:) it's ambidextreous and it's the closest lookalike I could find to the Abus stick.
Just be touching it one can feel the building quality.
The downside: there's no rudder (however no problem for me since I operate rudder pedals).

The price is very reasonable. You'll have to check it out for yourself.
Timo's setup is of course already another level so you can't really compare prices.

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After testing some others (2 ms sidewinders & 1 logitech force feedback), this 4th stick is in my opinion the best stick I owned yet...

Have fun,  ;)
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Posted 09 May 2009 - 09:33 AM

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 02:56 PM

View Postouchpotato, on 10 November 2008 - 10:23 AM, said:


That's what im talking about... What's the point of a stick having a real airbus shape if it doesn't feel firm like the real thing (deflection force wise, and center point).

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 06:06 PM

Hello.
I'm going to buy this joystick, throttle and pedals.
What about this?

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Posted 11 January 2010 - 01:00 PM

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 12:19 PM

For my A320 Singleseattrainer i have buy the Sidestick from Routech (very nice feel and look) and have mount it on the Logitech Attack 3.
But i must compare the cables from the Sidestick to the laptop yet. Here a pic from the actual status:Posted Image

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 12:41 PM

For my A320 Singleseattrainer i have buy the Sidestick from Routech (very nice feel and look) and have mount it on the Logitech Attack 3.
But i must compare the cables from the Sidestick to the laptop yet. Here a pic from the actual status:Posted Image