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Hannibal's thread into DIY motion platform

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by hannibal, Feb 15, 2019.

  1. hannibal

    hannibal Active Member

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    finally dealing with e poxy..

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  2. Pierre Lalancette

    Pierre Lalancette Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    The joy and absolute terror of commit to a final design.

    You'll get through. Just go on.
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  3. hannibal

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    thanks for support @Pierre Lalancette :)
    currently finalizing anti wobble ring and following this SMC3 for sabertooth...
    so much work.. i really hope after months of work.. this really works... im so close to testing out one actuator..
    i never made a prototype.. i just dived in making a complete version...
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    i found my answer in sixdegreeofflight video!

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    not to shabby..

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  8. Pierre Lalancette

    Pierre Lalancette Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    Your tubes are... Sexy.
    :)
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  9. hannibal

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    feeling accomplished. after 8 months i managed to assemble one actuator..

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  10. Pierre Lalancette

    Pierre Lalancette Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    The potentiometer setup looks really good.
    Keep on the good work!
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  11. hannibal

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    my actuators were alive today!
    i saw them work!
    i got them to go up and down with the SMC3 utility.
    i just have to get the simtools and LFS test working.
    to be continued..
    very excited!
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  12. hannibal

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    cant seem to get telemetry to show up from LFS on the tuning center...

    when i move actuators with the output testing, it is ok... just cant get any values from the LFS!

    help? :/
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    Did you run a race in first person mode before patching, as that generates some required files.

    If not then unpatch LFS, shutdown SimTools, run a race in first person mode then repatch.
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  14. hannibal

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    thank you @noorbeast .. i just went straight to the game. ill give it a try..

    also posting a photo or two..

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    it works... did a quick test of running the actuators with simtools and LFS...

    i feel good!!! :D:D:D:D:D

    again, many thanks to everyone here, especially @wannabeaflyer2 @SixDegreesOfFlight @noorbeast @Pierre Lalancette @SilentChill @pmvcda
    i still dont believe i haz built actuators and being on my way to 6 dof...

    @SixDegreesOfFlight ARE YOU BACKKKKKKKK WHOLEY COW WELCOME BACK... your videos and post got gave me the knowledge to participate in 6 dof world.. i cant say thank you enough for all the info you provided.
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  16. Pierre Lalancette

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    Nice pictures. So well organized and labeled.
    The step where everythings start to move to a game, you are getting there.
    Well done!
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