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4lb Tension Spring for Sanwa JLF

$1.25 (USD)
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  • Product Description

    The 4lb tension spring for Sanwa JLF replaces the existing spring found in the Sanwa JLF-TP-8YT Joystick, or Sanwa JLF-TPRG-8AYT-SK Silent Microswitch Joystick, now adding 3.2lb more force than the original. This model is designed towards those looking for an incredibly high-tension feel, which is favored amongst some players who don't like the loose feel of the JLF.  

    Save when bundled with Sanwa JLF, FA Nippon ALU products 

    Now you can save 35 cents on the 4lb JLF spring when you bundle it with the Sanwa JLF-TP-8YT JoystickSanwa JLF-TPRG-8AYT-SK Silent Microswitch Joystick, Sanwa JLF-TP-8Y-SK Joystick (No Plate Installed) or FA Nippon ALU battops.  Just choose "Add 4lb JLF Tension Spring" from listing options.

  • Product Reviews


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    1. Must have upgrade for Arcade1up machines!

      I was contemplating upgrading my Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat and Marvel Super Hero joysticks to Sanwa sticks. Didnt really want to spend the money so i decided to give new springs a try. It was an immediate impact. The joystick back more responsive and performing moves was easier. It was such an improvement I bought springs for my remaining 6 cabinets. Highly recommended. on Dec 9th 2019

    2. Must have upgrade for A1UP fighting games

      The mushy, imprecise factory springs on A1UP machines are garbage. You need these and the octo gates to pull off moves with consistency. on Nov 26th 2019

    3. Best upgrade I’ve done.

      Best, easiest and least expensive upgrade I’ve done to my modded SF2 cabinet, arcade sticks feel so much better going from 1lb spring to 4lb, easier to pull off moves in fighting games and the perfect amount of resistance in side scrollers, definitely recommend upgrading. on Nov 26th 2019

    4. Not for me but still a great product

      I bought this a little over a week ago and i can definitely see why someone would want this. It makes the stick feel stiff but not unbearably so. The stiffness was too much for me though as I settled on a 2lb spring. It did make certain inputs like instant air dashes feel easier but could just be me. Just know that if you buy this, you should look into getting a battop as well. The tension with a balltop is way too much whereas the battop feels just right. on Nov 24th 2019

    5. Springs for Arcade 1UP

      These fit perfect in the Arcade1UP Sanwa clones. Makes the sticks feel so much better! on Nov 23rd 2019

    6. Appreciated upgrade

      I couldn`t play on Sanwa levers after using a Korean one, Japanese felt too loose. But after trying 4lb spring Sanwa felt more precise and comfortable. So now I can play on both Korean and Japanese ones. Definitely recommended to try for better neutrals and overall comfort. on Nov 13th 2019

    7. Make my fight good experience

      This tension spring make my stick return to it's position faster than stock spring.
      A little bit hard to get use to it at the beginning but once you get used to it you'll love it there is no wobble stick at all.
      on Nov 5th 2019

    8. More tension/resistance

      Bought these to replace the stock springs on my Arcade1Up SF2 Cab. Definite improvement to the stick feeling too loose for my liking. The resistance makes it feel like it won’t break as easy. I am able to pull off moves better. on Oct 31st 2019

    9. Just like the old days

      It fit in my stick with no problem and made it tighter reminds me of the old school arcades on Oct 23rd 2019

    10. Perfect upgrade

      These worked great to add to Hori Hayabusa Joystick. Would recommend for anyone wanting the Arcade at home real feel. on Oct 22nd 2019

  • Product Videos

    • Tech Corner: Sanwa JLF Maintenance
      Episode 1 of Tech Corner features the the Sanwa JLF-TP-8YT joy...

    Tech Corner: Sanwa JLF Maintenance

    Episode 1 of Tech Corner features the the Sanwa JLF-TP-8YT joystick lever. Long regarded as the venerable standard among Japanese arcade and fighting game enthusiasts, the JLF-TP-8YT is the most common joystick lever you will find in most commercial Fightsticks, and the choice among DIY'ers. Here, NGN|NoGoodCitizen shows you how to disassemble, reassemble, and maintain this lever, plus install into our test model, the AllFightSticks Modular 14" Fightstick case. Products mentioned in this video: Sanwa JLF-TP-8YT joystick - FA.DAB .20 Oz vial Shin-Etsu silicone grease - Suggested products: 2lb Tension Spring for Sanwa JLF - Kowal 1mm Oversize Actuator for Sanwa JLF Series Joystick - Comments and suggestions are always appreciated.
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