I figured I'd give you all a few pics of the SimPit. I'm working on some additional content that I'll post later this week. In the meantime... Enjoy!Guppy, out!
So there's a link below. I want to be clear that this is the type of video I hate; rough Agenda and playing around aimlessly with something. I go over where I started, the struggles and thoughts of some of my middle models and where I ended up. Do not hesitate to ask my questions … Continue reading My Fusion 360 Model of my SimPit
First, sorry it has been several days since my last post. Things have been quite chaotic during the new year. Second, a lot of folks are curious about me rewiring my HGU-55/p with new headphones, microphone and TrackIR. It's a really easy process. I'll detail the things you need as well as the general steps. … Continue reading HGU-55/p
If you have seen pictures of my pit you know I run more than one display; there are 7! That does not count my 8th monitor on my desk. Here is what I’m rocking: 1: Primary: 34” GSYNC ASUS ROG Swift PG-8Q 2: L DDI: HDMI LCD 10.1” 2560x1600 IPS LCD 3: R DDI: HDMI … Continue reading Monitor Madness
I want to quickly talk about a decision you must make if you desire to proceed forward with building a SimPit. Specifically, one like mine. Prior to building one I was obsessed with DCS: A10c. So much so, that I was convinced I wanted to build a full pit modeled after one. There are also … Continue reading Decisions
Here are my blueprints©: SimPit© haha That sad, little sketch was my inspiration a couple years ago. From this "precise" rendering I was able to eventually evolve into a much larger pit, but not without a few concepts and struggles along the way. Let me detail a few of those. (I apologize but this will … Continue reading All great ideas come from a sketch: Enter Fusion360
Salutations! I’m John, call-sign: Guppy. I’m not a real fighter pilot, though like many of you, I like to throw on a flight suit and run around the house to Danger Zone (maybe that’s just me). Instead I find myself in quite an elaborate “simpit” chair-forcing the hell out of the digital skies. I’ve been … Continue reading A little introduction…