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g01df1sh 
Joystick springs
Posted on 6-Oct-2017 20:09:43
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Joined: 16-Apr-2009
Posts: 1060
From: UK

Hi

Anyone know where I might be able to get new springs for a maverick quickshot I have one with a sticking up movement the spring needs replacing

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Draby 
Re: Joystick springs
Posted on 7-Oct-2017 9:36:37
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Joined: 20-Aug-2003
Posts: 225
From: United Kingdom.

@g01df1sh

Perhaps there is something in this assortment that would be a direct fit or could be modified to do so.

http://cpc.farnell.com/duratool/d01893/spring-set-200pc/dp/FN02651
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PR 
Re: Joystick springs
Posted on 7-Oct-2017 15:59:38
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From: Suomi-Finland Perkele

@g01df1sh

In a Tac-2 we used to put the springs under a weight like a chair over night.

Cleaned the contacts, a bit outside with a screwdriver, a little vaselinspray.

Still works.

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QuikSanz 
Re: Joystick springs
Posted on 7-Oct-2017 16:22:38
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Joined: 28-Mar-2003
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From: Surf City - Huntington Beach, Ca.

@g01df1sh,

Let me guess. Joystick does not hold trim settings and won't stay centered? Maybe bad pots, the center of travel wears out on the resistor.

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g01df1sh 
Re: Joystick springs
Posted on 7-Oct-2017 18:19:43
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@QuikSanz

one spring has a kink in it so does not spring back straight away.

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QuikSanz 
Re: Joystick springs
Posted on 8-Oct-2017 3:02:05
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From: Surf City - Huntington Beach, Ca.

@g01df1sh,

In that case, a quick search of small springs brings up stuff like this:

" https://www.acxesspring.com/small-springs.html/ "

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