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Showroom Building my first 2DOF (without welding or a steel frame)

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Brie69, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. noorbeast

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    For motors that can be back driven when not powered on members often use fold in chocks to block the motor.

    The other option is to power the rig on, but do make sure it is well balanced. The Joystick plugin can be used for games that do not have a dedicated motion plugin: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/marketplace/joystick-plugin.127/
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    Thanks for answering that question @noorbeast ;)
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    Noorbeast thx for answer. Rig also I using for internet surfing etc. So acc. to yours info, for me the best solution is using chocks or bars for pernamently and solid block motors or seat when no motion (no neccesary keep power on motors). This is no the best solution but why I can do. Again thx.
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    Putting some safty switches in there.
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    Working on the sim again...
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    IMG_20190531_103132431.jpg Ones you go black you never go back

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    Layer numbero uno!

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    Caution the Last Layer of Wet Paint (for now)

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    Maybe handy for others
    In this way the PVC pipe stays exactly in the middle


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    The puzzle pieces come together.
    Next week I will do the cabling, emergency stop, start key, bass shakers and more ...


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    This informative thread put a lot of thoughts into perspective, good project:thumbs
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    Thanks
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    I have now noticed that these arms make a noise due to the small play between the M10 thread and the rod head when moving.

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    To solve this problem, you need approximately 2.3 cm of insulation tape. Cut the tape neatly with scissors and do not pull it off the roll. Otherwise the tape will shrink again.

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    Stick the tape around the thread end. Make sure that the end and the beginning of the tape do not overlap.

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    Now place the rod head on the M10 thread with a circular motion and light pressure. Do this carefully so that the tape does not curl.

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    Where the red arrows are on the photo was first the play which is now replaced by insulating tape

    If you now pull the rod head, in the direction that the engines will do, then the annoying 'click sound' has now completely disappeared.
    ps. Do this of course with every rod end

    Hopefully I could help someone.
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    I found the base a little too high, so I did some sawing work

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    I am currently working on making a small digital dashboard
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    Waiting for the paint to dry....
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    Unfortunately, the angle of the screen was not good enough.
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