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Old 08 December 2018, 19:53   #1
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Creaking zipstick

I just bought one off ebay and it makes a creaking noise!


Did they do that new and is there anyway of fixing it?
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Old 08 December 2018, 23:19   #2
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They do creak + clack

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Old 08 December 2018, 23:36   #3
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Yes, they are crappiest joysticks ever existed.
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Old 09 December 2018, 00:25   #4
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Yes, they are crappiest joysticks ever existed.
I refute this claim utterly They are by far the weapon of choice for the discerning gamer

[edit] Is it working as expected? I wonder if some of the switches might be tired?

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Old 09 December 2018, 11:01   #5
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Care to elaborate? There sure are a lot of crappy joysticks around but ZipStik sure isn't one of them!
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I just bought one off ebay and it makes a creaking noise!


Did they do that new and is there anyway of fixing it?
I had one which did this, but it was still working. When I opened it up there was some dirt and worn out relay switch or whatever it is called. There are 4 of them for each 'position'.
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Old 09 December 2018, 14:40   #7
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They do creak + clack

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I played with it and it seems to work fine just a bit noisy sometimes!
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Old 09 December 2018, 16:35   #8
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I do not have a zipstick, but I use a competition pro. Mine creaks like mad, but this is more to do with the fact that a couple of the case screws holes have snapped. Try tightening the screws and if any keep turning, then they could have snapped.
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