After sticking with the LS-32 for quite some time now, I really started to miss the JLF’s smooth pivot, compact design, quality construction, and ease of movement. So recently, I bought a JLF to try out again and compare the two joysticks. Now, I love the JLF based on what I just mentioned, but I eventually ran into the same problem I had with it when I first picked it up; the non-levered microswitches (imo) don’t feel as precise or give that tactile feel I love with my LS-32.
Everything about the LS-32 is great, but at times I find the tension to just be a little too much when using certain characters and the movement/pivot of it a little…subpar when compared to the JLF’s. Also, the larger gate tends to get on my nerves when using 360-720 motions as it makes hand movements more pronounced.
So my question is, are there any levered microswitches that can be used on the JLF’s PCB? I thought I remembered seeing someone mod theirs with the microswitches that come with the LS-56, but I can’t seem to find it at the moment. If it can be done, would the JLF keep it’s other characteristics or would it basically feel like a completely different stick?