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Offline Nikolas_A

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« Reply #345 on: February 07, 2006, 02:02:22 PM »
:shock:  :shock:  :shock:

 :beer: Fantastic!!

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« Reply #346 on: February 07, 2006, 02:21:55 PM »
Wow.........that's outstanding. You dont have an F-16 pilot shoved in your closet do you? Man that is just incredible. Great Job Red Dog.



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« Reply #347 on: February 07, 2006, 02:26:44 PM »
Yes, Very inspirational to the rest of us!!!

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« Reply #348 on: February 07, 2006, 04:56:58 PM »
Ok ok Olivier ....
now ... don't think you can fool me !
Pls explain Where the HELL you have stolen that F-16 !!!!

eh eh eh eh eh

Damn Mate .... you make feel enbarassed .... i'm drooling and OUT OF WORDS !!!

GREAT !
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« Reply #349 on: February 08, 2006, 09:59:27 AM »
Well thanks gents, as usual you guys are as responsible as me for the result.  :lol:
Davide, thanks for the switches  :lol:

Now, is there a shrink in here, because I didn't find the courage to fly Falcon since that beast is in my room ...
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« Reply #350 on: February 08, 2006, 10:06:38 AM »
Great work RD.  Breathtaking is probably a better word!

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« Reply #351 on: February 08, 2006, 11:18:48 AM »
You better get you're butt in that pit and do some flyin!!

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« Reply #352 on: February 08, 2006, 12:19:57 PM »
I can't Jay, I have no throttle at this time ...  :?

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« Reply #353 on: February 09, 2006, 04:27:05 AM »
Nikolas;

I'm not sure about the thread but it is 12mm (11.7mm) for the cover and 7.8mm for the smaller thread. That makes me think about a M12 for the cover but the thread seems pretty close one another to be M12.
But as you see I'm no specialist.
The fact that the real cover goes on it, and I guess the real cover is imperial and not metric, makes it probably metric but close to an imperial value.
Indeed, the cover fits but can't be screwed to the end of the thread.


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Looking great there, RD. One question about these:



What's the thread for the cover? I think I'm going to make some.

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« Reply #354 on: February 09, 2006, 10:34:23 PM »
OMG RD thats insane....jesus that makes me wanna get building like mad.... amazing, you never cease to amaze me!!!
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« Reply #355 on: February 10, 2006, 10:56:36 AM »
WOW  :shock: .

Red Dog - amazing work !
I have no words to describe my enthusiasm.

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« Reply #356 on: February 10, 2006, 05:51:17 PM »
Doesn't backlighting just look superb! I wish my RealSimulator gear was backlightable :(

Great work RD as always ;)

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« Reply #357 on: February 11, 2006, 11:59:47 AM »
Ah RD,

Now you have made me add backlighting to the list of things I HAVE to do.

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« Reply #358 on: February 11, 2006, 12:44:10 PM »
Hello Reddog

What do you plan to get (I talk about cockpit stuff   :wink:  ) in US   ?

Do you plan to assist at la Fert? Alais Airshow ?

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« Reply #359 on: February 18, 2006, 03:59:14 PM »
Surfin,

I don't know yet about La fert? :)

I'm slowly interfacing panel by panel with Xkeys. It's doing well but Loulou 'kit is helping me greatly.
It's a kit of PCB with a motherboard and the possibility to connect 8 smaller Pcbs to connect the pushbuttons, toggles, rotary switches...
The Motherboard is designed to connect 2 smaller PCB for the frontpanels and 3 PCBs on each side of the cockpit (for the dide consoles.)

Only a 20 wires Computer cable is running from one PCB to another since they are chained and it really ease up the wiring of the cockpit.



Loulou supplied me the raw PCBs and the manual, once the components have been sourced (leds, connectors, ...) the PCB holes are made with the proxxon and the soldering can start.


Once done, the smaller PCBs are connected to the motherboard and the buttons can be connected on the smaller PCB. Each position is marked according to the raw# and column# so it's really easy to program the Xkey with macrorecorder.


Finally, a picture of the motherboard already installed in the cockpit


Thanks Loulou  :D
« Last Edit: February 22, 2016, 01:44:33 PM by Red Dog »

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