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Jediteo
07-07-2007, 12:56 PM
I have noticed that some forumites have built their own simpits, throttles and such. Something that caught my interest was to make homemade rudder-pedals. As I discovered that my old Logitech extreme 3d pro's twist function still worked, I decided to build a set of pedals.

What I have figured out so far is that two pedals should be attached to each end of a bar, which is fastend onto the base of the contraption, a string or wire should be attacked in one end of the bar, looped around the stick, and the loose end fastend to the other end of the bar. However I wonder if anyone of you have any suggestions how to build this contraption.

I have some steel rod, Wood and Mdf/plywood available for the build

Cheers Jediteo

Jediteo
07-07-2007, 12:56 PM
I have noticed that some forumites have built their own simpits, throttles and such. Something that caught my interest was to make homemade rudder-pedals. As I discovered that my old Logitech extreme 3d pro's twist function still worked, I decided to build a set of pedals.

What I have figured out so far is that two pedals should be attached to each end of a bar, which is fastend onto the base of the contraption, a string or wire should be attacked in one end of the bar, looped around the stick, and the loose end fastend to the other end of the bar. However I wonder if anyone of you have any suggestions how to build this contraption.

I have some steel rod, Wood and Mdf/plywood available for the build

Cheers Jediteo

Natsamura
07-07-2007, 01:39 PM
Jedi,

these are the ones I built;

http://www.flightsim.com/cgi/kds?$=main/howto/rudped.htm

i used a USB joystick adaptor ( http://www.mycableshop.ca/itemdesc.asp?product=USB+To+J...ort+Switch&ic=JSGUSB (http://www.mycableshop.ca/itemdesc.asp?product=USB+To+Joystick+%28DB15%29+Ga me+Port+Switch&ic=JSGUSB) ) rather than plug it into a gameport.

Good luck!
Nat

zardozid
07-07-2007, 01:47 PM
I have been looking for an excuse to try this out...


http://www.lbodnar.dsl.pipex.com/joystick/index.html


(might be of some help)