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Spare Joystick

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by BlueRam2500, Sep 30, 2006.

  1. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Does anyone carry a spare joystick with them? Reason I ask is I am contemplating buying another one because the one that came from the dealer broke already and I just got a new one. I just don't want to be stuck if I take out the joystick and the connections bend.
  2. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    I use a fish stick and have a spare joystick in my truck. Honestly I never used it.
  3. itsgottobegreen

    itsgottobegreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,351

    Thats what I got. But thats for worst case. Since my truck has central hydros. If I got to use either. I have to remount the pump on my pro plus.
  4. graycenphil

    graycenphil Member
    Messages: 82

    What's a fishstick?
  5. Fisher's version of the western joystick, same exact thing...
  6. Boast Enterpris

    Boast Enterpris Senior Member
    Messages: 745

    I carry an extra joystick for my westerns, cause you never know what may happen.
  7. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    I did hear that the fishstick has a small fuse inside. It may be a good Idea to open it and get a spare fuse to keep in the your truck.
  8. sinsere

    sinsere Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    I bought the hand held joystick and just kept the old one as a spare for my western.
  9. jcesar

    jcesar Senior Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 492

    I always carry a spare. Never know what will happen. Besides that, Western's Joystick is kinda cheap IMO
  10. doh

    doh Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    And again mine is in it's 9th season, and been on the bottom of the lake for 6 days.

    Only problem is the light burnt out.
  11. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Yours or the controllers?
  12. doh

    doh Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    A little a, a little b.

    MIAWPUKEK Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    I think I'm gonna get a Cab Command for mine now, found a good deal on one. Had some problems with my joystick the other day, wire was loose, and the joystick stays far left when not in use, rather than right in the center.

    Like you's said, don't want to be caught out somewhere with no joystick!:realmad: