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my finished sim

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by dradis, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. dradis

    dradis Member

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    hello again mate finaly i can upload a nice vid as u ask for it
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  2. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Thanks so much for adding the video, it is great to see your rig in action :thumbs
  3. Blame73

    Blame73 Yet it moves!

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    Nice work and rig. Seems it flexes a little on the front side (some kind of rebound)
  4. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    bent steel is a nice touch. clean design too.
  5. Nick Moxley

    Nick Moxley Well-Known Member

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    Wow there is quite the amount of flex in that front end, Dradis, I would highly suggest you find what's causing that and tack up some supports. Flexibility isn't your friend in this situation.
  6. dradis

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    thx mate but the upper frame is alloy ultra light ;). no heavy duty on my motors.
  7. dradis

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    flex is ok as the upper frame is alloy otherwise it will crack the weldings if its to stiff like it happens sometimes with a mtb;)
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  8. dradis

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    ur very much welcome mate;)
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    Flex will only Dilute your motion profile's and force to motor's to hold against a small wobble the frame itself is doing. A properly structured frame would not flex Nor would it break the welds.
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  11. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    imho eliminating oscillation is a concern also. oscillation will affect the overall experience and overwork the components. it creates excess heat, stress and wear on the moving parts.
  12. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    still think the bent tubing looks cool.
  13. GusBiz

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    @dradis, I noticed that you stuffed your cooling coils with heat paste. That must have been quite a big amount of paste you went through :) ? Were you able to measure water temp in and out and see what kind of heat you were exchanging?