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Old 03-17-2017, 04:18 PM   #71
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Ahem, amazing how news always ends up on Reddit, then then becomes the "source" of that news.
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:24 PM   #72
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Ahem, amazing how news always ends up on Reddit, then then becomes the "source" of that news.
Ah, yes. Sorry if I was spreading (or at least, reinforcing) misinformation. By "source" I should have clarified I meant "source of Sokol1's comment". But will delete my post if it is misleading in any case.
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:28 PM   #73
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I think it's a good idea to add the pinky button.
But put 4 way in the index finger is very uncomfortable, I think it would be better on the thumb 5 way the same as the warthog.
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:41 PM   #74
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I mention Reddit "rumor" for leave space for rrohde say there by yourself, but confirm the "rumor" in VKB forum.

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But put 4 way in the index finger is very uncomfortable,
Is "modern".

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Old 03-17-2017, 04:41 PM   #75
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Ah, yes. Sorry if I was spreading (or at least, reinforcing) misinformation. By "source" I should have clarified I meant "source of Sokol1's comment". But will delete my post if it is misleading in any case.
No, no worries! Just mild banter on my part.
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But put 4 way in the index finger is very uncomfortable
Works well enough for the F-35 ...
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My source for the pinky and 4-way : the newsletter VKB sent out earlier today
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Old 03-17-2017, 05:14 PM   #78
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rrohde, do you think this grip will eventually be offered pre-installed on the Gladiator's and Gunfighter's? I found the VKB device config software impossible to use and could not get a Cougar grip adapted to a Gladiator Pro Mk. II base working at all. I think some proper English instructions for the device config software (not via translator) would be absolutely necessary for VKB to have to go along with these grips.
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Newsflash: VKB is listening, and after some back and forth with Ilya he agrees now to include that pinky switch that we all (including me) want for the MCG.

Due to the design of the MCG, it might have to move up and to the side, but you will get that extra button on the grip!

Stay tuned for some updated renders soon (tm)!
That's great news. I'll buy one as soon as it comes pre-installed on a Gladiator or Gunfighter.
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Based on Reddit post the "pinky" switch will be added, and more 2 buttons (the 2 way switch on index will be 4 - like in F-35).
That would be awesome (I guess I wrongly assumed the design was already locked and ready for production). If they add the pinky button (which is a must for me), I'll definitely get one.

The 4-way hat for the index finger might be an overkill, but as it was already a two-way switch, adding extra up and down movement won't change the ergonomics, but will just add extra options.

Now, for that VKB EU page update..
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