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Old 06-03-2010, 12:56 PM
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I'm finding braking with my g27 pretty hard to do. So, I started looking for a load cell brake pedal where pressure not distance travelled is how braking force is measured by the game. Standalone load cell pedals look to be 250 bucks (sim-racings the perfect pedal for example).

The club sport ones have a load cell, look very well made and are 200 bucks. I just ordered them today so I guess I'll find out in 5 days whether they are worth it or not.
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Looks like they shipped it today, so maybe it'll be here mid next week.
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Wow! Those look nice.

The thing I struggle with the most with the G25 pedals is that every time I log into iRacing, I have to recalibrate my break pedal. Since I've got the Nixim mod, it is very hard to get it close to the same every time. That makes it almost impossible to get consistent braking. Wish I could afford a load cell mod.
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John and I have the same problem now. He has the g25 and I have the g27, Boolean brake the first time. Very annoying
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As I was typing that I had a thought though. When you recalibrate it, recalibrate it to the same value. So make it go from 0 to 10 (or whatever), and every time you recalibrate it, make sure you don't go beyond 10. That might help with consitancy.
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So, they arrived yesterday. They look and feel really nice. It's well made. Problem number one is it's wider that the g27 pedals so it doesn't fit on the plate for my cockpit. I can make a plate that I can bolt the new pedal box to and then bolt the plate to the existing plate and that should solve that.

The brake with load cell is definitely better. Pressure works better than position. I can vary the max pressure using a knob on the box and a hard pedal works best for me making lock up harder
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