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2017 Buttkicker Roundup Review

This is going to be a buttkicker round up review. In total I will talk about 3 buttkickers on the market. On display: The AuraSound AST-2B-4 Buttkicker LFE Mini Clark TST209 You need a powerful amp I went through a lot of cheap Chinese amps looking for something that will drive the buttkickers. The only ones […]

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Don’t buy this QR for OSW wheels

I was looking for a quick release system for a OSW setup. I found one like this one on ebay. It was very cheap, around $20. Warning, don’t use it! Its rubbish. There is too much play in the mechanism. Mounted on an OSW wheel the FFB causes vibrations which leads to a lots of […]

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The minimalistic 40×40 open sim rig

I’ve been busy in the lab designing a sim rig using 4040 extrusion. The original design was this. Features Seat height adjustable Pedal height adjustable with angle Separate monitor stand Total Price ~10,000b with delivery. Cheaper than a manufactured rig but still pricey. Version 2 How can I make it cheaper? By throwing stuff out […]

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Building an OSW sim rig – #1 Planning

Time for a sim rig, something to mount an OSW mige to that isn’t a table. The biggest reason for wanting a rig is to have a proper seating position, currently I need to prop my pedals against water bottles so I can reach them! Which doesn’t work because once I apply pressure to the […]

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