Ok I just jumped into the world of modding controllers. After breaking so many thumb sticks and triggers and buying new controllers I figured others must face the same issues. I found what I was looking for online. I just installed nice shiny aluminum thumb sticks and really neat adjustable tension aluminum triggers. Wow what a difference, everything feels so crisp and only cost me $30. I also removed the rumble motors for a lighter feel. I've been playing around with the sensitivity settings in the game and really happy with my tanks performance. Now for my next adventure - drill holes in the side pieces and install miniature fans in place of the rumble motors for some skin cooling. Love this game.