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Folding 2DOF No Weld Build w/ Wheelchair Motors for VR Racing

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Stephen Berke, Dec 16, 2019.

  1. RacingMat

    RacingMat Well-Known Member Gold Contributor

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    I'd advice you to use springs and not gas spring: because often standard gas spring has a damping which slow down the speed. A speed reducing device would be bad for your motors which will heat (like driving while breaking...) ans reactivity would be compromised. ;)

    Springs will reduce the noise hopefully (by keeping the teeth in contact)
    but will not reduce the loss of reactivity and precision.

    that's a good idea to test springs: you'll make your own opinion! :thumbs
  2. RacingMat

    RacingMat Well-Known Member Gold Contributor

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    >Springs will reduce the noise hopefully (by keeping the teeth in contact)

    I should have mentionned "springs only on 1 side" :)