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Seimitsu LS 56 Octagonal Restrictor Plate

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$2.45 (USD)
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SEIMITSU-LS56-GATE
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0.32 Ounces
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  • Product Description

    If you're looking to go full Seimitsu but need the smooth circular motion of Sanwa's GTY restrictor plate, you're in luck.  The LS-56 Octagonal Restrictor Plate is compatible with the following Seimitsu joystick models:

    • LS-62-01 (comes pre-installed, drop-in replacement)
    • LS-60, LS-60-01
    • LS-58, LS-58-01
    • LS-56, LS-56-01
    • LS-55-01
    • LS-33
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    1. Great drop in replacement for the square restrictor plate

      I'm old school, which means I grew up using a circle restriction joystick, not square. As I was making my own fightstick I was noticing that many joysticks that have circle restrictors had problems with the diagonal direction, which is necessary for fighting games. Finally, I tried this octo restrictor plate and noticed that the diagonal directions were the same as the square diagonal. Ok, so then I wanted to use a cone grinder to sand it circular. My concern was the n,s,e,w directions going too far and hitting the switch cases underneath the plate. I'm happy to say that this plate makes a great circular restrictor after careful sanding. The diagonals are easy to reach. After a year of using a square I now have to retrain on a circle, but I'm very happy with this. on Jul 8th 2019

    2. Perfect replacement for old Hori sticks

      I bought a ls-60 with one of this octagonal restrictors and swap the original stick for it but I found out that it fits the old stick like a glove so instead of changing the stick I just had to change the restrictor and the spring, great quality and feels great for all my needs. on Jun 19th 2019

    3. Butter

      Easy swap from the square gate, the most ride-able gate. Throw those dragon punches, or blow something up (in space) on May 4th 2018

    4. Great, smooth movement.

      I got this with my LS-56 as I prefer octagonal plates to square plates. The stick glides along this gate so smooth, and the octagonal shape makes most movements easier and feel natural to perform. Highly recommended if you like octagonal plates. on Aug 6th 2017

    5. A must-have for shmups

      With the square gate, I was having trouble accidentally going diagonal too often. Having the ability to feel out exactly where your eight directions are is more helpful than expected, even if you don't always ride the gate. Feeling those notches helps you to "get your bearings". on Mar 14th 2017

    6. Does what it's supposed to do

      Don't really have much else to say. For fighting games i prefer being able to really feel out those corners, but for other genres the octo feels very nice. on Nov 14th 2016

    7. Best octo guide ever

      If you are looking for more precision, this a must to have on Sep 21st 2016

    8. Does Exactly what it needs to do.

      I am surprised these are not more popular. If you are looking for more precision on an LS-32 this is a must have. Just take off the square main guide, screw this one in and you will be good to go. on May 6th 2016

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