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Showroom **RIP** - 6DOF project using 12v DC Motors, Sabertooth 2x60's (was MM's) and Arduinos + OSW

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by SilentChill, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. hannibal

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    i just messaged igus... im hoping i can get free samples too now...:D
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  2. SilentChill

    SilentChill Problem Maker

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    Well it lasted far far longer than I would of thought being made out of wood but the time has come to say goodbye and start a fresh :)

    Been some good times had some laughs and some tears, goodbye my 3rd born :D

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  3. SilentChill

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    This is all that's left of the platform

    20191203_190416.jpg
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    Wagnard Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Good luck with the new project bud.
    Did it broke or you just want to try something new?
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  5. SilentChill

    SilentChill Problem Maker

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    Starting from fresh, using the oDrives and BLDC motors. Also going to make it out of Aluminium this time. Lot less wires and a lot less maintenance and other things that can go wrong. This is if all the 3D printed parts for the actuators are strong enough :)
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  6. SilentChill

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    Oh and a lot of screws holding it all together Haha:D 20191203_190438.jpg
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    :popcorn
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    hiya @SilentChill :) sorry and sad to see that beast go but knowing Mk4 is on its way makes the sacrifice worth it matey .. your gonna nail it again and inspire a new sim generation ,,not so much watch the skies and watch this post .. were rooting for ya good buddy :)
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    Nice pile of firewood there :). Good luck with your new build :thumbs.
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  10. Pierre Lalancette

    Pierre Lalancette Sir Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    I could not bare to watch it slowly die for two hours. So I did some spot checks.
    At last, I could evaluate the size since there's been a cat in the picture.
    Watching you drop your oculus at 1:40 was nerve braking. Maybe it's a sign to go for Pimax. But at your usual speed, Pimax won't have time to deliver in time.
    Are you really making your new actuators out of print materials?
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    Yeah all 3D printed parts covered with aluminium tube. It's slow going at the minute but now I have no rig to play on it should speed me up a little :)

    And its a Reverb not a Oculus !!
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    All 3D printed!
    Your a brave man to take that on ;)

    Ah! a Reverb. So, it was not that bad then. :p
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    Even your cat seems to be sad...:popcorn
    Nice vid! Disassembling is so much simpler than creating something...
    I am looking forward to your new project.
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    ericRacer You get old because you stop playing ! Gold Contributor

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    Rest in pieces..
    I like to see those 3d printed parts in action.
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    hello brother how you made sketch connect simtools for simulate in programe sketch ??? thank you