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2DOF Aluminium Profile Rig

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by stevemontuno, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. stevemontuno

    stevemontuno Active Member

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    Thanks @SilentChill ,, I couldn't of done it without the inspiration from all the cool projects on this great forum,, it was your very own 2dof thread that opened my eyes and made me think it was possible in the first place.. :thumbs

    Oh and that Boundary rabbit hole can lose a mans sanity ,,haha :grin
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  2. stevemontuno

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    Just a little vid of the simulator in action,,,

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    Is your shifter static or is it mounted to your chair? I'm building a seat shaker similar to yours and I'm struggling with how to mount the shifter and e-brake. Static or moving with the seat.

    Also, any idea how many degrees your seat moves through in each axis, pitch and roll.

    Great looking rig, congratulations
  4. stevemontuno

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    Cheers ,,,,, The shifter is static attached to the H-frame next to my wheel,
    [​IMG]

    I don't know the actual degrees but i am using the Boundary filter with Pitch & Roll to shorten the degree of movement whilst still keeping the effect full on so to speak ,, Plus i find it stops pitch,roll & heave bleeding into the surge & sway too much with a 2DOF .
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    I was wanting to add a picture of my rig to my simtools game engine home screen so i downloaded Photoshop and spoofed up one of the pics of my rig i had lying around,,,,turned out better than i expected for my first time using photoshop ,,,,oh the things we do for our beloved Simtools software,,,,lol

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
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  6. eaorobbie

    eaorobbie Well-Known Member SimTools Developer Gold Contributor

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    looks sweet mate , could Rene @RaceRay have permission to show this on our home page, Rene we need a couple more I think , Come on Guys , Im guilty too , lets show off our DIY designs, some briallant rigs here , need promoting , helps site and each pic should link to the post their rig is on, ??

    WOW gunna steel the back cover design for mine ,if OK !! thanks looks cool as. Well Done, Pro Job.
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  7. stevemontuno

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    Cheers Robbie ,,,yes mate your welcome to use it how ever you like ,,,,, :thumbs

    Yep i agree it would be cool to see some of the guys showing off their amazing rigs ,,,,

    this site is after all pretty much full of quality motion simulator designs and wot not :D
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    how long did you make your Ujoin?
  9. noorbeast

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    @stevemontuno has not been active since March last year, and the post you are referencing is even older, 2016, so I am not sure you will get a response.
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    Oh I has not noticed. Do you by any chance know roughly how long a can make the ujoin and still have a comfortable seat height.
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    That depends a lot on the actual rig design and if it is a seat shaker (needs less clearance so shorter Ujoint) or full frame (needs more clearance so longer Ujoint).
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  12. stevemontuno

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    I seem to think it was about 25cm long ,,I needed it that high because i wanted my foot pedals raised so i could fit my motor control box under them ,,,,

    noorbeast is right though it all depends on what type of design your going for.