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Old 12-15-2020, 09:12 AM
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I was getting ready to order some grips for my 10, I want the military style grips and was looking at Infinity and Tosten. Both are similar in price and come in the configuration I want. Any reason to pick on over the other?
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Old 12-15-2020, 09:55 AM
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The Infinity grips are made for right or left hands. Installing them you “clock” the grip for best fit for you (as in it is turned a little counter clockwise for the right hand, clockwise for the left). You may find this as advantageous - I do.

I installed infinity grips in all three of my RV projects, and will use them again in the next.

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Old 12-15-2020, 10:09 AM
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Thanks Carl, it is the same with the Tosten (as far as right and left hand). I do plan on clocking mine.
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Old 12-15-2020, 10:10 AM
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The Infinity grips are made for right or left hands. Installing them you “clock” the grip for best fit for you (as in it is turned a little counter clockwise for the right hand, clockwise for the left). You may find this as advantageous - I do.

I installed infinity grips in all three of my RV projects, and will use them again in the next.

Carl
You can also get the swivel adaptor from Infinity now and I like that feature. It allows a quite a but of rotation on the grip after installed so you can change your grip position as you fly.
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Old 12-15-2020, 10:26 AM
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I looked at both, chose Tosten. I don't think I saw a huge difference between them, except that:

1, Tosten was a little cheaper when fully loaded with lots of switches.
2, reviews on this site and others are full of raves about both Tosten's quality and customer service.

Nothing bad about Infinity to report. But the positives for Tosten were compelling for me.

And yes, they do both hands. I have a right and a left handed stick in my cockpit, depending on the seat.
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Old 12-15-2020, 10:44 AM
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I’ve got both of them, and like them both. But I really like Kevin at Tosten - he bends over backwards to help the community, and that’s worth a lot!

I also like the ease with which you change the rotation of the grip if you want - with the Infinity, it’s only setable once.

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Old 12-15-2020, 10:52 AM
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I really like Kevin at Tosten - he bends over backwards to help the community, and that’s worth a lot!

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Paul beat me to it, besides Kevin is one of us---flies a 7.
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Old 12-15-2020, 11:18 AM
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+1 for Tosten.
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Old 12-15-2020, 11:28 AM
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The Infinity is adjustable, too - if you know how

After cutting off most of the upper portion of my control sticks for panel clearance I found myself having to secure the Infinity's by clamping force at the bottom rather than a through-bolt. The rim at the bottom of the grip was amply thick and strong to tap for a pair of Allen set screws 90 degrees apart. The attachment is adjustable for clocking and very firm. No way it's going anywhere.

JD or whoever the guy is at Infinity was very helpful in exchanging the wrong size bushing that came with the grips that came with my partly-assembled kit.
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Old 12-15-2020, 11:28 AM
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Ditto for all the above. In addition, I went with Infinity because it is a nearly EXACT copy of the stick grip in the F-4 Phantom. After 2069 hours in the Double Ugly, the Infinity grip just helps things feel like home.
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