User manual for Warthog describes how to engage the afterburner detent (by opening the cover above it). It also describes how to detach the base plate (for the cockpit mounting) - which exposes insides of the stick base. And on the next page:
This warranty shall not apply: (1) if the product has been modified, opened, altered,...
Has anybody seen the dimensions of the joystick canister (diameter and height), Joe did mention the total height of the stick + the dimensions of the base plate in his review but no data for the canister was given. Need to make a center mount for the gaming chair.