DIY Motion Simulator Part 1 – Project overview – What is it and what is it so much fun? 😉 Introduction, what is this about? Showcase of the completed project (with video!) The “SFX-100” project Bill of materials and cost breakdown 3D printed parts Competitive landscape and price comparison Manuals for motors and controllers (download links)Read more about DIY Motion Simulator – Part 2 – Electronics, motors, wiring and testing[…]
If you’ve read my articles on building the motion simulator, you know I enjoy various forms of racing – including both real on-track driving, as well as sim-racing. I haven’t upgraded my wheel (Direct Drive wheel is the way to go!), and am still using good old Logitech G920. Magnetic shifters have been a commonRead more about Logitech G29/G920 – Magnetic Shifter Mod[…]
DIY Motion Simulator Part 1 – Project overview – What is it and what is it so much fun? 😉 Introduction, what is this about? Showcase of the completed project (including video!) The “SFX-100” project Bill of materials and cost breakdown 3D printed parts Competitive landscape and price comparison Manuals for motors and controllers (downloadRead more about DIY Motion Simulator – Part 1 – Intro, Photos, Shopping List[…]
Table of contents Intro and Review Order of “Supply Case” Assembly Display cabinet Gallery Intro and review I can’t remember how I stumbled on those small replicas, but they caught my attention from the get-go and I decided to check them out. The company that sells them is: GoatGuns: https://goatguns.com/ So I purchasedRead more about Models/replicas from Sgt Gunner (GoatGuns)[…]
How can we improve the performance of this machine? Let’s see few easy modification to make it easier to use, more reliable, and look nicer too!
It’s been 5 years since I put together my PC, and even though it help up nice and GTX780 can still pack a punch, it felt like the right moment to upgrade, try out new bells and whistles (NVMe, 144hz, gsync, …) and celebrate GPU prices finally coming back to reasonable levels 🙂
Now that the machine is assembled, let’s see how to use it, and how does it perform. I’ll describe my workflow, helpful software and experiences using the CNC. Is it worth buying?
For those of us who like to tinker and work on various projects, learning new things and creating various contraptions, it seems there’s a large selection of specialized tooling available. Some of those machines can be very versatile, but also costly. Thankfully, there’s also a selection of an entry-level variants, be it cheap laser cutters,Read more about Hobby CNC – Assembly[…]
I got my hands on a broken 3D scanner. I was happy to give it a try and see if I can return it to working condition. There’s some satisfaction in fixing things… 🙂 Alright, let’s see how that worked out! The scanner The unit has been developed by Matter and Form. It’s a smallRead more about Repairing a 3D Scanner[…]
What a nice way to start 2018! 🙂 As you probably know, having visited my blog, I’ve been using Autodesk’s Fusion 360 for all my CAD needs. I can’t recommend it enough – it’s easy to learn, available for free for hobbyists, has a great community, tremendous amount of learning materials… And it’s a veryRead more about Autodesk did an interview with me 😉[…]