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I bought a Saitek ST290 Pro years ago but haven't really used it that much. I recently started playing War Thunder and noticed that there is a design flaw. As you can see in the pictures, there is a plastic disk held down by a spring. This rubs on the plastic below it, and the friction leads to jerky movement. I've tried using various lubricates, but they wear off quickly. I'm thinking of cutting the spring, anyone else have any ideas?

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Intel Core i5 6600k ASUS Z170-PRO ZOTAC GeForce GTX 970 4GB  Kingston HyperX Fury 32GB (2 x 16G) DDR4 2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB + Seagate 1TB SATA LG Blu-Ray Corsair H60 Windows 10 Home 64-bit 
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24" ASUS VG248QE CM Storm QuickFire TK Corsair CMPSU-850TX 850W Phanteks Enthoo Pro 
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Corsair Vengeance M65 ASUS Xonar U7 
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