What arcade stick do you own?

F4U57

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I'm sure it's been discussed here but to save me going through all the pages of responses, what're people thoughts on the Mayflash F500 Elite vs the Hori Rap V? I'm looking at getting one for the Switch / PC. Both look to be solid sticks.

In terms of sticks, I guess I'm pretty noob regarding what's out there and what I like, the last and only real stick I've had is the Madcatz TE which was OK, I guess.
 

Hattori Hanzo

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Go for the Hori RAP V, it's perfect for the Switch and the PC. It's still the best arcade stick available for the Switch.

Wrote something here regarding different parts yesterday:
 

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Go for the Hori RAP V, it's perfect for the Switch and the PC. It's still the best arcade stick available for the Switch.

Wrote something here regarding different parts yesterday:

Thanks for your thoughts, done a little bit more research as I do like a tight feeling stick and it looks like the Hayabusa is quite loose, that said, I'm sure I could get used to it. Any particular mods you would recommend for the Hori RAP V?
 

Hattori Hanzo

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No mods required but if the stick is too loose for you, you can just change the spring with more lb. Stock Sanwa spring fits fine too.
A brand new Hayabusa is more stiff than most of my used Sanwa sticks. It isn't as terrible as other peeps are complaining. If it is too loose for you order a stock Sanwa and a 2lb spring. 4 and 6lb is probably too heavy to begin with. With a stock Sanwa spring the Hayabusa and the Sanwa JLF are pretty close anyway.
 

F4U57

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No mods required but if the stick is too loose for you, you can just change the spring with more lb. Stock Sanwa spring fits fine too.
A brand new Hayabusa is more stiff than most of my used Sanwa sticks. It isn't as terrible as other peeps are complaining. If it is too loose for you order a stock Sanwa and a 2lb spring. 4 and 6lb is probably too heavy to begin with. With a stock Sanwa spring the Hayabusa and the Sanwa JLF are pretty close anyway.

Thanks man, I think I'll bite the bullet and just get a RAP V and if I feel the stick is too loose, look to change the necessary parts later on.
 

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Hard to tell, it's vastly a matter of personal preferences Vs the stock parts offered by the two offers.
As I don't like Sanwa parts, I'd go for a regular Mayflash F500 and swap the buttons for Seimitsus and the stick for an LS32. So if you too are a bit picky about what parts you want and are going to change everything in the end, I'd go that route. It's a really easy and fun stick to mod and can often be found for a sweet price.
 

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I love that almost seven years later I am still using the same stick. It hasn't been plugged into a 360 for a long time, but it lives on top of my PC tower when not in use.
 

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I've got a question... I know Suzo/Happ isn't what it used to be, but have Industrias Lorenzo pushbuttons started sucking, too?

I've just bought eight 28mm concave pushbuttons with microswitches (from an online shop that I won't mention, but it's been recommended to me by trusted people and it's got excellent reputation) and they're just terrible. Compared to the IL I've installed years ago in my other cab, it's a difference like night and day. Putting aside that one of the eight buttons has a defective spring that gets randomly stuck halfway, when pushed gradually and slowly they seem to stick after a couple of millimeters, just to unlock and go down all of a sudden with a "plasticky" sound. The only way to get a precise response is hammering them with a quick slap, so they don't have time to stick halfway.
It's not a matter of bad microswitches BTW, 'cause they do the same thing even before installing switches. My old IL buttons are still super smooth and precise.

Here's a couple of pics... they look authentic to me, but I don't even know if chinese IL knockoffs exist
 

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Catoblepa

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*bump* No Industrias Lorenzo pushbutton users around here?
 
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Ralfakick

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Thank God, they were all banned.

My new toy (fitted with the almighty Seimitsu LS-32 lever & buttons), I thought you'd like the artwork!

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I love the GanGan start button. I have a red and blue combo Mayflash stick as well (actually it’s a Venom). I have a few Mayflashes, I would pick them up around $50/$60 bucks and mod them with artwork and new joysticks and buttons. I have some different combinations (octo/square, battop/balltop, Sanwa/Semitsu). I like battops for shooters and ball tops for fighting games so having a few different combos fits my needs and I have fun designing the artwork. With the magic boots they’re pretty convenient to run on 360/PS4/Switch and I use brook adapters for the Saturn and PC Engine. All and all they’re a pretty good all around use stick for me.
 
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RBjakeSpecial

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These are my last four arcade sticks. I am exclusively using the HitBox at the moment.

I love the Hori RAP. I'm going to sell the Virtua Stick High Grade and SF4 Mad Katz controller. I have them on Craigslist for local sale, but no bites yet.
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