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XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 12:28 AM
Now that the MSFFB2 has been discontinued...are there any other sticks with forces..?

I ask because my MSFFB2 has a trigger finger problem and I wonder if I should scare up another before they all run out..

Airmikey



Message Edited on 12/13/0306:28PM by AIRMIKEY

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 12:28 AM
Now that the MSFFB2 has been discontinued...are there any other sticks with forces..?

I ask because my MSFFB2 has a trigger finger problem and I wonder if I should scare up another before they all run out..

Airmikey



Message Edited on 12/13/0306:28PM by AIRMIKEY

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 02:08 AM
Yeah Logitech makes 2 models, there's the Wingman Force 3d and the Wingman Strike Force. Never used the Force 3d, but I have the Strike Force and I love it. Solid motors, 2 hats, rudder + throttle and a scroll wheel which I bound to propeller pitch.

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 02:45 AM
I got a replacement for my FF pro at cost from Microsoft about two weeks ago... Honest!

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XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 03:03 AM
MS may have them i bought three of em, one from MS came a week ago,and 2 from amazon a month ago, which have no more, MS is your last bet and move fast if you want one.

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 05:03 AM
Saitek makes at least one maybe two.

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 05:12 AM
I was able to find a new ms precision pro on Ebay cheap.Maybe some ff sticks there.

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 05:50 AM
Whatever you do, don't buy a Saitek. My dad bought me one back in October, the trigger broke in no more than a week.

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 05:54 AM
Somebody posted a message like tis about a week ago. They said that if the only problem is with the trigger, you can probably fix it yourself.

My MS FFB2 has five screws in the handle. Take them out so you can take apart the handle. CAREFULLY remove the switch and take it to Radio Shack and get a replacement. Probably cost you a couple of bucks. Or find someone who knows a little bit about electronics if you can't do this yourself.

If it is not working anymore, what have you got to lose?

Zeus-cat

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 07:43 AM
I don´t know how you guys can fly with those things /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif .

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XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 11:12 AM
Superluminal wrote:
- I don´t know how you guys can fly with those things

The bad thing is aiming with the stick moving about.
You get used to it though.
The good thing is you can feel the edge of a stall,spin
and speed of your plane.
I love mine and will allways use a FFB stick.
.


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XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 11:32 AM
TexanTeenPilot wrote:
- Whatever you do, don't buy a Saitek. My dad bought
- me one back in October, the trigger broke in no more
- than a week.

I had the Saitek and I guessd the trigger was going to break as soon as I got playing with it; it did within a few weeks. However, otherwise the stick is great, with a very nice, 'chunky' feel to it. When I went to get it replaced the store had run out of Saiteks, so I reluctantly got the MSFF2. I have to say it's at least as good as the Saitek and must be the exception which proves the rule: MS charge premium prices for mediocre products.

Why would they stop making them? Are they going to make an FF3?

Kernow
249 IAP

XyZspineZyX
12-14-2003, 11:49 AM
Kernow wrote:
-
- Why would they stop making them? Are they going to
- make an FF3?
-
- Kernow
- 249 IAP
-


losing money = microsoft no makey joysticks/steering wheels/game pads anymore


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