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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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    Damn mobile phones, have to get on the laptop
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    See if this works

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    Might have to change it yet, haven't got the measurements quite right.

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    It does, but it is much better to directly upload pictures and use thumbnails in the post, otherwise Xsimulator.net can time out for people like me on slow net connections, when trying to load a page with lots of large pictures embedded in posts: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/upload-pictures-or-files.81/
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    Is this new or has it always been this way? I dont remember being able to do it like that before.
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    The image upload is not new @Slider, just one of so many things available that it is easy to miss. I added the simple howto to the FAQs on the Apr 6, 2015, so that is far more recent.
  7. hoopstar

    hoopstar when 10/10ths isn't enough..

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    Will be following this one for sure Slider..!!

    Wondering if you could post a link as to where you bought the rod ends from?

    Paul
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    I will have to check but I'm pretty sure they were just eBay. They are great as they have the inserts to weld straight into tube.

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    Soooo I can't decide on a type of motion for this build, might turn into a foot mover now lol.

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    Little more progress

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    Looking good Slider
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    Thanks, its had more progress lately than the last couple of years lol. Worlds slowest build...
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    did you get your motors from Motion Dynamics
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    Sure did!
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    Screens arrived !!

    and Pot set up. Slowly slowly...


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    Soo I decided I could buy this faster (obviously) and even cheaper than making it.
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    Ok, so this half is setup and working at least, just need to finish the rig.
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    Getting close now!

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    Could you please post images as thumbnails in posts @Slider.

    I am on a very slow net connection and it won't load the last 3 images before timing out. I am enjoying following your build but without the images things like the last comment don't make much sense.

    Many thanks from us poor sods stuck in the ADSL1 digital dark ages.

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    Time for NBN... @noorbeast