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DOS-Master
July 21st, 2006, 10:41 AM
it will turn up down and left but when i try to move the character to the right nothing happens. anyone have any solutions to fixing this?

Erik
July 21st, 2006, 10:46 AM
All Atari Joysticks had problems like this eventually. You need to buy a pad kit or a replacement contact kit. I've seen them on eBay frequently.

That or a replacement joystick.

Good luck!

atari2600a
July 21st, 2006, 12:43 PM
Trust me, the joysticks are alot less valueble than the kits.

Just get a $5 joystick off eBay...

Genesis Controllers work too

80sFreak
July 21st, 2006, 01:29 PM
Have you tried any other joyticks in the same system?

Cheers,

80sFreak

DOS-Master
July 21st, 2006, 05:10 PM
I bought 2 on ebay for 11 dollars

f*** the repair kit

atari2600a
July 21st, 2006, 05:17 PM
Not gonna repair it!?
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Terry Yager
July 21st, 2006, 05:26 PM
I bought 2 on ebay for 11 dollars

f*** the repair kit

But, what about when they go bad? 100 switchhes for under $10.00 don't sound bad to me:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ATARI-2600-JOYSTICK-JOY-STICK-REPAIR-KIT-100-SWITCHES_W0QQitemZ300009575066QQihZ020QQcategoryZ4 193QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

The repair is a really simple one to do.

--T

Gecrummod
August 7th, 2006, 02:58 AM
Too early...

DOS-Master
August 7th, 2006, 02:56 PM
I didn't get the repair kit cuz my friend needs a joystick. He says that he has a repair kit.

NathanAllan
August 14th, 2006, 12:43 AM
I use my fb2 joysticks. Mine need fixing, too.