VKB. Ultimate.

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VKB. Ultimate.

Postby AeroGator » Thu Dec 17, 2020 15:25

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby Alokeen » Thu Dec 17, 2020 15:53

Well, surprise, surprise!

Very nice, now that you've got this baby out, what will you guys work on next? (coughrottle, cough)? :D

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby Remklep » Thu Dec 17, 2020 18:25

Is there an upgrade path planned for us mere Plastic-Stick owners?

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby Stonehenge » Thu Dec 17, 2020 19:12

Will there be Upgrade Kits for my GFIII??? PLEEEAAAAASSEE

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby Outlaw24 » Thu Dec 17, 2020 20:12

Really nice, I will place this on my VKB shopping list, right behind the THROTTLE. :D Also, will this grip work with the orginal MK1 base or will it be strictly MkII/MkIII?

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby Basher53 » Thu Dec 17, 2020 23:38

OK, looks great. But how about delivering on past product announcements...TECS, GNX-THQ, GNX-SEM. How did this sneak in for 12/23/2020 and we're still waiting for the others?

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby aniron » Thu Dec 17, 2020 23:41

Will this be available in RevA?
Also in the EU store?

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby fallout9 » Thu Dec 17, 2020 23:49

Basher53 wrote:OK, looks great. But how about delivering on past product announcements...TECS, GNX-THQ, GNX-SEM. How did this sneak in for 12/23/2020 and we're still waiting for the others?


Designing a device takes years. Some products are faster to see the production line than others. Everyone wants the TECS to come out tomorrow, but locking a whole company behind a single project won't help much.
Let's try to stick to the subject please.

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby rtrski » Fri Dec 18, 2020 0:12

On subject...I vaguely remember way back when MCG and Pro first came out, there was talk of a metal version. (Also a LH version, but I think Kosmosima LH and RH adequately replaced that).

So in some ways this beast predates even TECS! ;-)

Looks nice, look forward to the full details on the 23rd.
RH: VKB GF Mk III + Modern Combat Grip *ULTIMATE* (12/17 GFII w/ upgrade kit)
LH: VKB GF Mk III + Kosmosima Prem (4/2019 GFII w/ upgrade), mounted *laterally* as throttle
Feet: Slaw Viper RX Pedals [Sorry, VKB, too gorgeous to pass up]

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby Basher53 » Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:27

fallout9 wrote:
Basher53 wrote:OK, looks great. But how about delivering on past product announcements...TECS, GNX-THQ, GNX-SEM. How did this sneak in for 12/23/2020 and we're still waiting for the others?


Designing a device takes years. Some products are faster to see the production line than others. Everyone wants the TECS to come out tomorrow, but locking a whole company behind a single project won't help much.
Let's try to stick to the subject please.


I understand, but TECS was announced in 2017. Don't get me wrong,
I'd much rather you did take your time to develop a solid product. NXT was announced and available shortly afterwards. Looks like Ultimate will be the same. I really like your products, just don't leave us hanging. Announce a product in a reasonable amount of time before it's release.

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby rtrski » Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:08

Basher53 wrote:...just don't leave us hanging. Announce a product in a reasonable amount of time before it's release.


We're getting off topic again, but I believe this is WHY we have not heard more about TECS between first announcement and now, and also why the GNX came out so soon after it was actually revealed. Ditto with the Stronghold. (And I believe the SEM and THQ panels will be re-previewed very shortly as almost ready for sale... that's my interpretation of some of the banter on the IL-2 Russian forum, at least.)

Basically: they learned from the early TECS pre-announce that when things take time the pre-tease causes angst and consequences, and here you are ASKING THEM TO MAKE THAT MISTAKE AGAIN instead of holding out on further news...until it really is "a reasonable amount of time before it's release."

I'm sure they never meant to leave us hanging, but stuff happened (probably a serious case of perfectionism, even if all the "fun" of this last year hadn't occurred). So they've clammed up and will un-clam when the time is right.

Back on topic, only 5 days of waiting to see the details and order availability (I hope) for the new metal monster. Looking forward to toying with myself (will I, won't I? will I? won't I? what...I already clicked? How did *that* happen??)
RH: VKB GF Mk III + Modern Combat Grip *ULTIMATE* (12/17 GFII w/ upgrade kit)
LH: VKB GF Mk III + Kosmosima Prem (4/2019 GFII w/ upgrade), mounted *laterally* as throttle
Feet: Slaw Viper RX Pedals [Sorry, VKB, too gorgeous to pass up]

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby Eetsjone » Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:24

Oh please, make the KG12 all metal now..., give the old planes also the 'real feel' :D

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby manashttu » Tue Dec 22, 2020 0:27

YES!. I would love an all metal KG12.

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby Stonehenge » Tue Dec 22, 2020 13:06

What about Europe? Will it be available everywhere or only US Market at First?

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Re: VKB. Ultimate.

Postby dburne » Wed Dec 23, 2020 14:41

Ok it's the 23rd...
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