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  • Thumbs only?

    16 66.67%
  • Pinch?

    8 33.33%
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    How do you hold your sticks?

    How do you heli pilots like to hold your sticks? Thumbs only? Thumb and forefinger pinch? See my pictures, they should explain. I'm just curious what is the most successful way. Its kinda ridiculous, but kinda interesting, right? Everybody has an answer for this one. Please vote!! Thanks!!!
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    RE: How do you hold your sticks?

    funny as for me i use the finger and thumb but the disadvantage i find with it is that its harder for me to feel exactly what im doing with the sticks.…

    for instance, i might want to do a few foreword or back fast rolls so i put full elevator forewar/back but i somehow cant stop putting a little aileron. or visa versa.

    yep and i have my springs on the sticks as tight as posable but they are never tight enough for me...

    some times i wish i learnt to fly with just thumbs

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    RE: How do you hold your sticks?

    ahhhhhh the age old question, thumbs only I can't hit all of my switches if I tie to many fingers up on one thing!!!
    Better a messy win than a clean loss!!!

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    RE: How do you hold your sticks?

    With both hands! LOL
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    RE: How do you hold your sticks?

    ORIGINAL: Sikorzky

    How do you heli pilots like to hold your sticks? Thumbs only? Thumb and forefinger pinch? See my pictures, they should explain. I'm just curious what is the most successful way. Its kinda ridiculous, but kinda interesting, right? Everybody has an answer for this one. Please vote!! Thanks!!!
    Well I'm a thumber o all my planes and pinch with helis/. On the pinch, I use three, the sticks are between my index and middle finger with my thumb on top.
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