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    Slightly loaded question but...

    Hi Guys,
    What should I get next...

    2 of Joe's/Dodianos yokes or a gear lever?

    I have the main hardware (MIP/MCP/OH/Ped) but don't have a gear lever and have a CH yoke but last weekend had the great opportunity to visit Ian Sissons simpit and was totally impressed by the yoke and column he built (as well as the rest of his sim). 1/2 of me says get the gear lever as that will complete the MIP but then again you only touch it twice - once up, once down but the yokes are always used.... Feel slightly left out not having the lever but they are nice yokes (very impressed)........

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    Mike

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    You're right... go the yokes! I reckon these are the most important item to get right, but are often neglected for the sake of what looks good.
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    I second that, go for the yokes!!! They are the door knobs to your house, it's the first things that someone will see and touch before they enter your home. It's also true with the sim !!!!!I love mine
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    Ok convinced - credit card at the ready and drain pipe to be purchased

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    Get the 3", it's closest to the Boeing yoke column diameter. It's nearly spot on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mpl330 View Post
    Hi Guys,
    What should I get next...

    2 of Joe's/Dodianos yokes or a gear lever?

    I have the main hardware (MIP/MCP/OH/Ped) but don't have a gear lever and have a CH yoke but last weekend had the great opportunity to visit Ian Sissons simpit and was totally impressed by the yoke and column he built (as well as the rest of his sim). 1/2 of me says get the gear lever as that will complete the MIP but then again you only touch it twice - once up, once down but the yokes are always used.... Feel slightly left out not having the lever but they are nice yokes (very impressed)........

    Cheers
    Mike
    The yokes of course

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    Thumbs up for mike

    [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FpzO7yWrNI[/media]

    just to see how much fun he had with ians yokes!

    steve
    another bedroom boeing.....

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    Real stupid question mike .... we had to prize you off Ians Yoke , remember

    Nice video Steve ... reminds me of tthe type of thing you shot during worldflight .... whatever happened to that DVD ???

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    Cool ahh mr Davis

    thought i might find you here
    just been putting the finishing touches to it! got a bit more to do tomorrow- i had to go and buy another hard drive yesterday to fit all the footage on!- you about Friday? as i guess i cant email the whole thing!
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    I should be available on Friday , drop me a txt on Thurs night to check.
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