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post #11 of 14
Nice but it would be sweeter with eyefinity! At the local track they ran a selfbuilt simulator, it was just a pc and a corbreu seat.
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Originally Posted by smorg;13199278 
because the screen is relative to the person / chair.. the user doe not feel like he is pointing upwards but feels like he is being thrown in to the back on the chair which simulates hard acceleration

Exactly. They are using gravity to simulate accelerating by tipping backwards (the feeling of being pushed into your seat by acceleration) and braking by tipping forward (like being pitched forward under hard braking). Looks like fun.
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still no luck on finding fittings in the US that are like the ones the guy used. completely sucks but i'll keep looking till something gives.
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by soilentblue;13204360 
still no luck on finding fittings in the US that are like the ones the guy used. completely sucks but i'll keep looking till something gives.

similar...

http://www.teksupply.com/farm/supplies/prod1;ts1_building_materials-ts1_quik_klamp_pipe_fititngs_9;pg10015106.html

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edit: more
http://www.simplifiedbuilding.com/store/components/kee-klamp/10-single-socket-tee.html
http://www.instrumentpro.com/P-GIBSCGRSCT?source=CJ&AID=10362375&PID=1213532
http://www.121321.info/product.php?Prod=446515
Edited by TSXmike - 4/20/11 at 12:25pm
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