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Discussion in 'New users start here - FAQ' started by fermevc, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. Abram Manoge

    Abram Manoge Member

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    Ive also just began with my own project trust me you are at the right place. There are alot of helpful people here all you have to do is ask. after two days i had already felt like i know enough to get started.
    Just make sure you read through the post titled new members start here. i skipped it at first and had to go back because there is alot of info there
  2. Masterploxis

    Masterploxis New Member

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    Hello,

    My name is Andreas, 42 yrs old. I have build my own 737 fixed base simulator since 2011. During that process I have gained a lot knowledge and technical skills. Although a fixed based simulator with original parts (original yokes and origin 737-300 Throttle quadrant) provides a good immersion - it is still limited to one aircraft type...

    To get more flexibility and increase the immersion I want to build a motion platform which can be used in a flexible Way for simulation of various types of vehicles - cars, aircraft, space Sims...using monitor or vr..

    Immersion will be a big objective - the only issue i see at the moment regarding full immersion would be noisy ball bearings of the actuators...

    Well let's see and let the journey commence.

    Cheers Andy
    Masterploxis.de
  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Masterploxis.

    Sounds like you have good backgrounds for building a motion rig.

    You will find plenty of helpful information in the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    You can go through existing member projects for specific ideas or inspiration: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Or search for specific types of projects using the Google Custom Search function on the Recent page: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/find-new/posts?recent=1

    If something sounds odd then look it up in the glossary: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
  4. Onii77

    Onii77 New Member

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    Hi all,

    I have been lurking around forums for a couple of weeks and only into sim racing for a little bit longer than that, but I have a bunch of time and some experience 3d printing and came across the SFX-100 project recently and have decided to give it a go. I am probably jumping in to all of this too soon, but for me, failing my way through a project like this can be a lot of fun. If all goes well here my next project will be a seatbelt tensioner, which I hear will help with the surge and brake feel.

    Really eager to see what we can make!

    -Onii
  5. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Onii77

    Failing is an expensive way to learn, hopefully with the help of the members here you can build what you want without too many missteps.

    Start You in the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    You can go through existing member projects for specific ideas or inspiration: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Or search for specific types of projects using the Google Custom Search function on the Recent page: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/find-new/posts?recent=1

    If something sounds odd then look it up in the glossary: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
  6. Kenshiro27

    Kenshiro27 Member

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    Good morning all,
    I am a new member recently. I found this site while doing research to document myself on the achievements of a homemade simracing. Like a lot of us here I imagine. The least we can say is that I have come to the right place for this. I have read the rules of this place of sharing and I would try to respect them as well as possible, and if I accidentally made a mistake I think I would be back on track quickly because the following seems serious. And I want to say: you get better.
    So over time and my progress on this project, I will post some images and discuss with those (we must be lucky enough to have a few young ladies among us here) who give me this pleasure.
    I am the father of two boys aged 2 and 7 which unfortunately will not leave me much time to share here but I would do the best.
    I already thank all my predecessors and creators of this site who made this site a gold mine to achieve this creations.
    For this first post here is the photo of an image that inspired me for the realization of my project.
    That I redesigned for reasons of realization and especially to know how with the material at my disposal.
    I know, it's immediately less fun. ;)
    We go from a delirium of the Kanéda motorcycle (AKIRA) to the 103 SP but hey, you also have to be more or less realistic.
    See you soon
    Capture.PNG Capture.PNG 20210420_172629.jpg
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  7. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Kenshiro27

    There is plenty in the FAQs to get you started, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    You can go through existing member projects for specific ideas or inspiration: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Or search for specific types of projects using the Google Custom Search function on the Recent page: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/find-new/posts?recent=1

    If something sounds odd then look it up in the glossary: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
  8. 김민혁

    김민혁 Member

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    Hello I am making a simulation in Korea. There are a lot of good posts on this forum. Thank you for your help
  9. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @김민혁

    It would be great to hear more about your rig.

    You will find plenty of helpful information in the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    You can go through existing member projects for specific ideas or inspiration: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Or search for specific types of projects using the Google Custom Search function on the Recent page: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/find-new/posts?recent=1

    If something sounds odd then look it up in the glossary: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
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  10. Frank Li

    Frank Li New Member

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    Hello,

    I am a beginner from Xinjiang, China. To have a racing simulator is one of my dreams since I was young. I like machinery, design, and have some experience of 3D printer.

    Now I want to start to bulid it for me and my boy. It will be a great experience for us.
  11. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Frank Li, that sounds like a grand family plan :thumbs

    You will find plenty of helpful information in the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    You can go through existing member projects for specific ideas or inspiration: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Or search for specific types of projects using the Google Custom Search function on the Recent page: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/find-new/posts?recent=1

    If something sounds odd then look it up in the glossary: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
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  12. Kenshiro27

    Kenshiro27 Member

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    Hello FRANK LI ,
    Welcome to you
    These are skills that will come in handy
    Just like you a simulator is a kid's wake up call
    Good luck for your project
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  13. Dundarx

    Dundarx Member Gold Contributor

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    Hello again, I came back after a long break, we renewed our computer, upgraded, continue simulator with my daughters :) :) Hello everyone, come easy ... IMG_20210512_011904.jpg IMG_20210512_011922.jpg IMG_20210512_011940.jpg
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  14. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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  15. Dundarx

    Dundarx Member Gold Contributor

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    Thank you, nice welcome :)
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