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Re: Joysticks

Postby Nickolas » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:45 pm

Xplumberlives wrote:Tomorrow I believe!


Best we enjoy ourselves while we can as 'Normal service' will be resumed by Sunday...................

Oh, I forgot about the millions of bloody holiday 'snaps'............ =)) =)) =)) =))
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:54 pm

Nickolas wrote:
Xplumberlives wrote:Tomorrow I believe!


Best we enjoy ourselves while we can as 'Normal service' will be resumed by Sunday...................

Oh, I forgot about the millions of bloody holiday 'snaps'............ =)) =)) =)) =))
(I'm dead aren't I?)




Not yet, it'll take her ages to read all that she's missed!
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Dan4th » Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:09 pm

If Pam just skips all Your posts, Dave,
it should take well under an hour, don't
you think?

D.
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:51 pm

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Dan4th » Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:31 pm

Sorry, Dave, something came over me
and I just couldn't resist!

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Re: Joysticks

Postby Stigish » Sat Jan 16, 2010 12:14 am

Back on topic for a moment...................I've just purchased the Thrustmaster Joystick on amazon for the bargain price of £20.33 and it was direct from amazon, not one of their 3rd pty sellers!

The odd thing was they also had it listed for £30???????????

I've had some really good feed back from people at work on this one and it comes pre-programmed for FSX, so no problems for me there then \:D/ .
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Re: Joysticks

Postby RLN » Sat Jan 16, 2010 12:43 am

You want to get some of this lot.

http://www.saitek.com/uk/prod/proflight.htm
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Yorkie » Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:55 pm

Iv'e just got one of these. it's awesome. have Given my son the other one, he's five and can land the 747 at heathrow without crashing every time. he does stunts with the extra 300 that I can't follow (we play over the network), i chase him and he's great.

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Re: Joysticks

Postby Nickolas » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:58 pm

Xplumberlives wrote:
Nickolas wrote:
Xplumberlives wrote:Tomorrow I believe!


Best we enjoy ourselves while we can as 'Normal service' will be resumed by Sunday...................

Oh, I forgot about the millions of bloody holiday 'snaps'............ =)) =)) =)) =))
(I'm dead aren't I?)




Not yet, it'll take her ages to read all that she's missed!


I got a PM tonite......................................... :(( :(( :(( :((

Anyone know a food taster??

Been trawling the web for body armour too.
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Mayfly » Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:01 am

you need more than that Image
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Wedgy » Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:24 am

Yorkie wrote:Iv'e just got one of these. it's awesome. have Given my son the other one, he's five and can land the 747 at heathrow without crashing every time. he does stunts with the extra 300 that I can't follow (we play over the network), i chase him and he's great.

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That looks nice :D
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Mayfly » Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:32 am

Agreed Wedgy - what make & model is it Yorkie?
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Hungry Haggis » Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:35 am

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Re: Joysticks

Postby Mayfly » Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:37 am

Ooo thanks Jim - I thought it looked a bit 'Saitekish'
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:45 am

Yorkie wrote:Iv'e just got one of these. it's awesome. have Given my son the other one, he's five and can land the 747 at heathrow without crashing every time. he does stunts with the extra 300 that I can't follow (we play over the network), i chase him and he's great.

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Is he available to give S.M. a few hints? :p
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Yorkie » Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:02 am

Sorry been busy.... how dare work take over my life.

Mayfly. its the Saitek Cyborg X Stick

And I asked him how he lands and he alughed and said, like this daddy!!

on his pc he has the realism set as low, on mine i am brave (or stupid) and have it as medium and being able to crash.

he showed me on mine! but i put him in the Vulcan on FS9 and it fell out of the sky, he wasn't happy.
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Re: Joysticks

Postby RLN » Tue Jan 26, 2010 12:59 pm

If it makes him feel any better - we all do that except Mayfly who has expert tuition. :D
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Yorkie » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:06 pm

is there a nack to flying the vulcan? (not the real one) i can get it to take off, then it just falls or overspeeds
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Re: Joysticks

Postby RLN » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:41 pm

There is a nack. I've got the Just Flight Vulcan which isn't all that TBH. It seems to like an IAS of between 200 and 280 knots otherwise it does tend to pretend it's a brick.
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Gaz » Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:09 pm

This may have already been answered but I can't be bothered to look. Is there a decent download of a Vulcan? The one I have has 747 engine noise and no cockpit display.
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Tom.com » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:30 pm

RLN wrote:There is a nack. I've got the Just Flight Vulcan which isn't all that TBH. It seems to like an IAS of between 200 and 280 knots otherwise it does tend to pretend it's a brick.


you have about 20 seconds after it goes overspeed before it drops out the sky, by reducing the throttle and putting the air brake up you can slow it quick enough. Practice makes perfect, I should know I have looped it and done stall turns but I took me a while to get it right.
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Re: Joysticks

Postby RLN » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:39 pm

Thanks, Tom :-BD
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Yorkie » Tue Jan 26, 2010 5:44 pm

Thanks Tom, will try that, I take it you can assign a joystick button to set the airbrake?

RNL, do you run the just flight vulcan in FSX? I have it and have only installed it on fs2004 (it's a lets say downloaded version :-o ) so haven't split it up to try on fsx.
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Mayfly » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:05 pm

Evidently the Iris Vulcan is good. Ask Bovri,l SM or Wedgy [but my first pick would be Bovril ...] :p
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Re: Joysticks

Postby Tom.com » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:17 pm

Yorkie wrote:Thanks Tom, will try that, I take it you can assign a joystick button to set the airbrake?

RNL, do you run the just flight vulcan in FSX? I have it and have only installed it on fs2004 (it's a lets say downloaded version :-o ) so haven't split it up to try on fsx.



yeah you can. normally it is the "/" key but you can change it to one of the joystick buttons as well in the settings
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