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lofty2332 lofty2332 is offline
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Default Changing from sticks to wheel?

Just wondering if anyone has changed from stick transmitter to steering wheel? Thinking of joining the dark side, and was wondering how hard the transition was.

I have always used sticks and got back into racing last year with a cheap Absima stick transmitter which I think is now holding me back. It seems if I want to upgrade to a mid range stick transmitter like a Futaba T4GRS its around £270, but i seem to be able to get the equivalent wheel for less than half the price which is why I am thinking of changing.
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I was in a similar position to yourself, I used sticks back in the 80s but when I came back last year all the cheap stuff was wheel. I can use both but I'm definitely better with sticks.

You can get hold of the T4GRS for around £100-150 2nd hand depending on what comes with it, it's what I did and I'm glad I held out.

There's also the previous one, the 3GR. Slightly slower response time but for a mere club driver like me I wouldn't notice a difference. Mate got one 2nd hand a while back for £60 ish.

Is there anyone at your local club who would let you have a go with a decent set to try?
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Keep an eye out for a Sanwa Gemini X used for about £80 with a Receiver. Just as fast as the latest kit.
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Cheers will keep an eye out.
Is Sanwa gear good these days? I didnt rate it highly back in the 90's and preferred Kopropo and Futaba gear.
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