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Showroom Aluminium 3DOF (with Heave) Build Log

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Tim McGuire, Oct 24, 2017.

  1. Ian Pace

    Ian Pace New Member

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    I know its an old thread but its a great inspiration for my new project which im planning to work on over the Christmas period. I was wondering if you have approx dimensions of the build or even better a 3D skp.

    I'm mega impressed with the spring mechanism you designed, however im gonna try and keep mine simple and recycle some motorcycle/scooter springs to do the job (hopefully it works)

    Well done!
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  2. Tim McGuire

    Tim McGuire "Forever a work in progress"

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    Thanks man :)
    I appreciate the kind words.

    I only have the 3d CAD in solidworks at the moment, but I'd be happy to send them to you via dropbox at some point.
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  3. Ian Pace

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    Thanks! That would be great :)

    no rush - whenever convenient for you.
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    hey @Tim McGuire i like to ask what metal tubes did you use, and what size?
    looks like aluminum 1.5"x1.5" .. but i like to know exactly, if you are willing to share info!

    thanks.. looks great, im watching ur old youtube video now
  5. Tim McGuire

    Tim McGuire "Forever a work in progress"

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    It was 1.5"x1.5"x0.25" if I recall correctly :)
  6. Tim McGuire

    Tim McGuire "Forever a work in progress"

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