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Old 04-15-2006, 12:59 AM   #1
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I am a righty by nature, so I hold the radio in left hand and steer with my right hand.

I saw people at the track hold the radio backwards and cross their hands, thus it got me thinking over the last couple of months.

So.. I was bored, flipped my m8 around, and viola, it seems more natrual to hold the radio in my right now, and steer with the left. Haven't given it much track testing yet, but out on the street it seems ok.

I dunno.... what are you?
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Old 04-15-2006, 01:04 AM   #2
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I'm a righty who drives lefty also. I guess it comes from holding a slot car controller in my right hand when I was younger. Plus most video game controls are setup to steer with the left hand and fire with the right.
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I saw people at the track hold the radio backwards and cross their hands

Hmm... I wonder who that could be...
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I hold the transmitter with my right hand and steer with my left. Do what fill the best to you.
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i'm a lefty, writes with my left hand, holds the gun transmitter in my left hand and steers with the right hand, holds the scissors with my right hand and the knife with the left hand....do whatever is comfortable to you.......
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Old 04-15-2006, 06:26 AM   #6
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I'm a lefty that drives righty. Radio in left hand, steer with the right.
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Old 04-15-2006, 09:39 AM   #7
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I'm a lefty that does just about everything lefty - except when I drive my RC cars. I hold the transmitter with my left hand and steer with my right hand.
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I'm a lefty and steer with my right!!! But the weird part which I have not outgrown is!!!

When I steer right---- it's your left and when I steer left it's your right!

I broke a lot of parts trying to re-learn that if I steer left-- its left and vice-versa.

I got my controller that way when I got an RTR, only found out when I asked someone to drive my car a year ago!!!

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righty right..im going to try lefty now..to see if im more comfertable
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why not try a stick type transmitter
ive tryed wheels but i cant get use to them to hard for me
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I drive with my right finger on the trigger and my laft arm wrapping around the antenna and my wrist bent down to the steering wheel on the right side.


Its a M8, so I have tried reversing it, but I can't drive that way... I've tried numerous times unsucessfully...
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I'm lefty also, hold the gun in my left, steer with right. I tried holding the transmitter with my right, steer left, but failed miserably. At this point I'm more use to the more common transmitter configuration. 18yrs with pistol grip radios this way makes for hard habbits to break.
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Old 04-15-2006, 01:58 PM   #13
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I use sticks!
Left throttle, right steering, not seen anyone do it the other way, but you never know!
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Old 04-15-2006, 04:10 PM   #14
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how do you switch an m8 around?????
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I use sticks!
Left throttle, right steering, not seen anyone do it the other way, but you never know!
ive been looking for the m8 version in stick. Airtronics sells it for almost 300$.. cant find one used at all here in the states =(
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