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bumpy runway

Post by Jrtec13 » Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:23 am

Howdy,

I was just wondering if fs9 had bumpy runways and did each runway have differences? like a newer one being smoother than a old and weathered one?....Just curious if a flight stick with force feedback is worth getting for fs9 alone.

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Post by rd » Sun Sep 14, 2008 6:38 am

Can't really say you can feel the gravel runways with it, but, you will feel if you land too hard.
You will also feel the feedback in windy conditions, and when you try something that you shouldn't.

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Post by mel wilson » Sun Sep 14, 2008 8:37 am

If you can afford it, then I would recomend it.

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Post by p1127 » Sun Sep 14, 2008 3:34 pm

Another of these special effects I have seen is the 'Buttkicker' system which attaches to your chair. This is supposed to give the effect of bumps etc on landing.

Does anyone have experience of this system, is is worth the almost £100 price tag?

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Post by mel wilson » Sun Sep 14, 2008 3:37 pm

I would not pay £100 just to be kicked in the butt, the price tag is a little more than the experience is worth.

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Post by jaeger52 » Sun Sep 14, 2008 8:23 pm

For a long time I've been toying with the idea of purchasing the "Butt Kicker" system. I thought it would provide some cool effects while flying helicopters. Give you that helicopter shuddering effect. I've posted at least one other query here and I seem to remember that I did receive a reply from someone who actually bought into this technology. And if I remember corrrectly, that person reported that after the novelty had worn off the thing became a nuisance and was better left turned off than on! But that was only his/her opinion!

Let me look back at my past posts and see if I can find the thread.

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EDIT: I've had no luck finding my earlier post. Perhaps it was buried inside some unrelted posting???
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Post by Cat1 » Sun Sep 14, 2008 9:46 pm

I think it was Skipper that had either tested or ponied up the dollars and bought one.

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Post by jaeger52 » Sun Sep 14, 2008 11:32 pm

Ol' Skip's name does ring a bell in my camp! Thanks, Cat1!!!

If he isn't using it, perhaps he might be willing to part with it?

What about it, Skip?

Just a thought.

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Post by mel wilson » Sun Sep 14, 2008 11:36 pm

Cat1 wrote: Mel... I'll kick you in the bum for free 8O
Cat, have to warn you buddy, I charge for the privilege.........and I ain't cheap... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by skipperdan » Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:21 pm

My ButtKicker broke because the wire attached to my computer chair. Every time that I swiveled my chair left or right, the wire wrapped around the shaft of the chair and eventually broke. I tried to repair it but was unsuccessful. I have not used it for more than a year and I do not miss it. 8) 8)
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Post by p1127 » Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:54 pm

Thanks for that guys, perhaps I'll save my dosh and see if I can get a used one.

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Post by Jrtec13 » Fri Sep 19, 2008 3:32 am

Thanks for the replys guys....lots of good info.

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