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Sim racing wheel stands sold in Canada?

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websurfer wrote:
Sep 26th, 2014 4:49 pm
links no longer work??
sorry. now fixed.
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ndiniwachojeff wrote:
Sep 26th, 2014 6:03 pm
sorry. now fixed.
Nice arrangement you have there. Hopefully Logitech releases a working model of the G27 for the PS4 so I can get one as well.
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cheers for the pics
is it sturdy enough?
guess you can't left foot brake/heel toe on that haha
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I bought the Wheel Stand Pro for my Dad a couple of years ago....has the Logitech GT wheel, but he loves it and it's held up nicely
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twitchyzero wrote:
Sep 26th, 2014 11:40 pm
cheers for the pics
is it sturdy enough?
guess you can't left foot brake/heel toe on that haha
yes it's sturdy. if you drive a real life stick shift, you shouldn't use your left foot for the brakes.
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ndiniwachojeff wrote:
Sep 30th, 2014 10:12 am
yes it's sturdy. if you drive a real life stick shift, you shouldn't use your left foot for the brakes.
Ya but for F1 and other paddle shift vehicles I'll left foot brake. I'm not sure how common it is but I know people do this
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ReeGee wrote:
Sep 30th, 2014 10:47 am
Ya but for F1 and other paddle shift vehicles I'll left foot brake. I'm not sure how common it is but I know people do this
I see what you mean.
I suppose you can just slide the pedals over to the left a bit so you straddle the center posts and use them as you do.
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I have the staple one but I bought it from memoryexpress. It is very sturdy, probably more so than the Wheel Stand Pro.
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ndiniwachojeff wrote:
Sep 30th, 2014 10:12 am
yes it's sturdy. if you drive a real life stick shift, you shouldn't use your left foot for the brakes.
Left foot braking is used in racing even with 3 pedals. It's used to control over and understeer.
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ndiniwachojeff wrote:
Sep 30th, 2014 10:12 am
yes it's sturdy. if you drive a real life stick shift, you shouldn't use your left foot for the brakes.
not so much day-to-day driving
http://www.formula1-dictionary.net/shifting_tech.html

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Sep 30th, 2014 11:03 am
I have the staple one but I bought it from memoryexpress. It is very sturdy, probably more so than the Wheel Stand Pro.
thanks i was able to track down more review at ME
bummer that it's not spring-loaded for quick stowaway...the shifter platform isn't adjustable?
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It would be nice if the VR02 had spring-loaded 'bolts' to allow for quick-folding/unfolding (rather than having to unscrew the two bolts completely). This is definitely not a deal-breaker, as the process only takes a minute, vs 5 seconds if the 'bolts' were spring-loaded. Similarly, it would be nice if the wheel shelf and shifter shelf were easily adjustable (or adjustable at all, in the case of the shifter support).
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twitchyzero wrote:
Sep 30th, 2014 7:53 pm
thanks i was able to track down more review at ME
bummer that it's not spring-loaded for quick stowaway...the shifter platform isn't adjustable?
The version I got from ME (a few years back) doesn't have the shifter platform, so I don't know. However, google GT Omega, it seems like they have the same wheel stand.
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ndiniwachojeff wrote:
Sep 30th, 2014 10:12 am
yes it's sturdy. if you drive a real life stick shift, you shouldn't use your left foot for the brakes.
I drive a real stick shift and I'm accustomed to pressing the clutch down with the left foot first and then the brake with the right foot.

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