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6DoF SFX100+100 TL Surge Sway

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Historiker, Mar 1, 2021.

  1. luky_90

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    [QUOTE = "Historiker, post: 214859, member: 4542"] L'autista Thanos AMC è arrivato ieri! Ora devo trovare un po 'di tempo per configurarlo. Ho Surge, Sway e Yaw pronti per l'uso. [/ QUOTE]

    dove hai acquistato il controller thanos?

    Google Translate:

    where did you buy thanos controller?
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  2. Historiker

    Historiker Dramamine Adict Staff Member Moderator Gold Contributor

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    Hi Luky, please use google translate or other translation program to post in XSimulator.net. This time I will do it for you ;)

    I purchased it from his US website.

    https://www.thanos-motion.com/
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    It is almost too pretty to cover up

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    Hi @Historiker that must have been a mistake on my part , not sure when that was activated but definetly not intentional good buddy (it will be removed ) :)
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    I was genuinely curious, lol. All good.
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    Not pretty, but it works. .8mm nozzle rough draft quality. Definitely looks better out of the case :grin

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    Thanos Building the Future one AC Servo at a time... or 6

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    Maybe print on some carbon fiber vinyl...
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    I saw that you mentioned the technique in your discord. I am ok with utility quality.
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    I have not yet purchased extrusion but I really felt like printing something. They are printed for 100100 aluminum but will work with whatever size I choose. Leaning toward 100100 again.
    7 hours 18 minutes print time. .8mm nozzle rough draft quality.

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    Messy preperation for motion. Wires wires wires. Still need to buy the parts for the sfx bits. But I do want to get the electric bits sorted for my surge, sway and yaw

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    Get a server rack to hide them away!
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    A beverage cart maybe? :grin

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    Hmmm...beverage cart...need to add casters....

    :grin

    And serious cable management....

    Suggestion Thanos, put the control panel on top....

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    My traction loss/yaw (ish), surge and sway motors are mounted and ready for use. Just need to decipher the AMC controller settings and I can fire those three up. Still need to order the materials for the four linear actuators, when my budget recovers.

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    Nice work:thumbs, but would recommend that you support the screw with a linear rail (maybe you are already planning to do this?), as they are not design to take lateral forces by themselves. Over time they will bend/distort causing all sorts of issues.
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    @SeatTime good point, thanks for the comment. I had not thought about adding rails. The TL screw is a monster 1"x1/4", I used it because it was collecting dust in the shop. The other two are ultra cheap ebay items. Easily replaced if I have to. I am curious how well they will hold up in the current configuration but I had not really thought about the rapid direction changes and the mass involved.
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    I did finally get FlyPTMover set up and working with surge, sway and traction loss. They work GREAT! Firing six .50s from the nose of an F86 Sabre really gives you a kick forward, the traction loss is even better than standard yaw for feeling the plane kick around in a rudder turn, and sway just rocks you back and forth with the turbulence....Wow freaking Wow!.

    Later this weekend I will set up iRacing and give it a spin(pun intended)
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    Ordered 100x100 aluminum profile today (guess I should change the name of the thread again).

    A lucky find on craigslist means that I can CNC my parts rather than print them 1.25" (32mm) HDPE sheets will do very well indeed.


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