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I'm getting more and more into racing games ever since I got my Buttkicker and G27 and am now looking for an easier way to transport them.

I have a maximum budget of $800 for everything, if cockpit.. Obviously cheaper if stand.

Was looking into the Obutto cockpit but the keyboard tray seems small and wobbly and for $450 for an entire cockpit you have to kind of wonder about the quality of it.

Another option was the Gamepod, though I didn't like this as much because it wasn't a "desk replacement" or "stand" .. Its a large cockpit, and nothing more.

Stands - I was looking at Fanatec's stand ($130 + pedal stopper and a few other things) BUT I was put off by the fact that it isn't shipped from the US, which means UPS would hit me hard with brokerage fees and it'd take forever to get here.

Is there some magical desk replacement cockpit or nice, non wobbly stand that I don't know about?
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you might want to ask cyber druid if he ever got his cockpit made. He was making a custom one that looked freakin awesome.
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My budget allows me to get a nice, new desk.. Wall mount the television (more room!) and get the Fanatec stand (If I can find it sold in USA)

Decided to go that route!
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