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Slider's 2DOF first ever build

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Slider, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. Slider

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    G'day all,

    Ok so after lurking around and posting a few comments its time to start my build thread.

    I have ordered several items and more on the way. Some have started to arrive :)

    The rig will be a seat mover as the comments I am reading about seem to say it is the most realistic model and probably the easiest to make.

    I have ordered parts from recommendations of various member on this site and I will be relying on the 'collective masters of motion' to assist further with this build as I have not tried this before.

    I will start with one screen, hopefully move to three later on.

    Thank you in advance for all you help!
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    I heard a number of people say the JRK's are smaller than they expected but none of the photos really showed them... they arrived today and they are small!

    [​IMG]
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    yep, they small suckers but powerful, put a heatsink on the big chip keeping it away from the capacitors
    jrk to wiper wireup fixed.JPG
    set pots on the back of the motor shaft something like this
    2014-03-28 10.35.20.jpg
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    [​IMG]

    And the parts start rolling in :)
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    and rolling..
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    almost time to start thinking about putting bits together...
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    Oooo exciting times :) time to build build build
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    Look´s Cool looking forward to follow your project. A little envious on your motors.
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    And the game of choice
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    i wonder what this could be...

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    a nuke?
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    Great start...I am looking forward to your build.
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    May have been obvious but anyway...
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    Red ones go faster.
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    Of course they do...that is why I own a red Supra ;)

    That aside it looks like you have most of the major bits and pieces. Do you have a plan for the frame yet?
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    not yet... was going to wing it lol.

    But if anyone has rough measurements that would be swell :)
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    Funny, I started with a bit of a plan based on @bsft Desk Racer, but am already playing with some changes. Now I am moving toward winging it a bit myself. I guess any good plan never really survives the unexpected circumstance of your own criteria. :grin But it does help to have so many footsteps to follow that have already explored all sorts of design options.

    @eaorobbie lays out some basic measurements here that may help, depending on your own criteria: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/2dof-diy-seat-mover.5271/#post-51590
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