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What's wrong with my joystick?

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I've got this Saitek force feedback joystick (Cyborg Evo Force) which is like 5 years old, and it's not working properly. The stick is not as hard as it should be, even when I set it at 100%, and I don't know if this could be caused by the AC adapter (providing not enough volts, perhaps?) or just that the components wore out.

I took a picture of the internals. I don't see anything bad, besides lots of grease all over the gears.

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Well there's your problem, it's missing half the case.

It's probably just worn out.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by That Guy View Post

Well there's your problem, it's missing half the case.
It's probably just worn out.

Thanks for replying. Are you just kidding or don't you notice I opened the case on purpose? tongue.gif
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This thread has so much potential.
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