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Hannibal's thread into DIY motion platform

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

  1. Flymen

    Flymen Flymen Gold Contributor

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    Hi ,
    Only for your info , if you want to do your top Rig like me ( thanks @pmvcda ),alu .. 40 mm square is perfect but if you found something like ( 60 x 40 mm) on the top is better for flex ( back and front) ( see pic).
    @SilentChill

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  2. hannibal

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    wow, i like how you connected your heim joints... i will either go that way, or use the L-channel like some of the other guys...
    yes, i was going to go 50mm x 25mm (11 guage) or 75mmx 40mm (14 guage)

    how thick are your metal tubes @Flymen
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    i like to know your angles as well..? :) modf rig.png
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    Hi @hannibal ok was gonna say the design i had worked for me but to be honest its been a while since i did those first few trial runs glad to hear i did not give you false info and its not as bad as first thought ., things have moved on since that design was put out there so hopefully u can get more up to date dims , sorry for the scare
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    yes 30/ 60 degrees like your red line .

    And I have angles for the feet at the end ! see pic

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  7. hannibal

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    ok. got it.. 30/60 both on top and side..

    ur joints are absolute perfection... @Flymen :o:
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    when i first was designing frame, i looked at @pmvcda 's i was trying to understand the diagram, i knew there was truth.
    not easy to figure out what ppl did when many pages of post of what you guys did, i go back between your info, sixdegrees and silentchill...
    i studied everyone dimensions.. i try to go match you guys, and seeing silentchills videos, i thought i i figured it out.
    i am truly grateful for everything that everyone shared.. <3 @wannabeaflyer2
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    yesterday my racing seat came in.
    i bought a momo start.
    didnt meet my expectations for a 400$ chair. lucky from amazon.. going to return.

    i think i will try seats at microcenter and buy from there or at least point to direction on a comfortable seat.. this bucket seat thing seems to do just that.. i am in a bucket... lol
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    Thanos Building the Future one AC Servo at a time... or 6

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    $400 chair what did you buy? Pewdiepie chair? Lol

    https://usa.clutchchairz.com/product/pewdiepie-edition-og-throttle-series/
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    this weeks antics...

    rebuilt bottom frame and almost finished painting. utlitmately each side was the length of an actuator at mid point plus the distance between two actuator heim joints... @pmvcda tried to make it simple in the diagram, but i was not sharp enough to catch that important dimension!

    went to microcenter to try chairs out. wow. many were super comfy. ended up picking a noble chair. even got a discount because of mispriced store label.

    my sample igus came in! but on impatient, chinese poly bearings came in also..

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    me trying to plan top frame. going with A500 tube, 14 guage... depending highly on coworker to accomplish 20191109_192411.jpg
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