collapse

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 10
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 2
  • Dot Users Online:

* Recent Topics/Posts

Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII) by Leech87
[Today at 12:26:43 AM]


Salaxi54's pit progress by salaxi54
[April 23, 2018, 01:21:39 PM]


BoP's Progress by opasi
[April 23, 2018, 01:16:00 PM]


Mark's AB-pit report by Bird of Prey
[April 23, 2018, 12:39:05 PM]


FULL ALUMINIUM HUDBLOCK by Kukki
[April 23, 2018, 03:34:33 AM]


mcfrag0815's IKEA IVAR-Pit Project by hy-fye1
[April 22, 2018, 11:54:42 AM]


ACES II SEAT CUSHIONS by mcfrag0815
[April 21, 2018, 06:03:53 PM]


TQS GUIDE RAIL IN FULL METAL by Red Dog
[April 21, 2018, 04:49:17 AM]


IR-SENSOR - NATO ICP BACKPLATE by avn-tech
[April 20, 2018, 05:32:36 AM]


CANOPY JETTISON MOUNT BRACKET by Kukki
[April 19, 2018, 03:03:48 AM]


HUDCAM by Kukki
[April 19, 2018, 03:01:33 AM]


HUDBLOCK SUPPORT BRACKET by Kukki
[April 19, 2018, 02:59:25 AM]


ICP BACKPLATES US AND NATO VERSIONS by Kukki
[April 19, 2018, 02:43:50 AM]


ACES II - KNEEGUARDS by Rufus
[April 18, 2018, 08:45:02 PM]


Grease Monkey's Pit by sagrzmnky
[April 18, 2018, 11:56:09 AM]


Faan's pit by roccio
[April 18, 2018, 06:07:51 AM]


ACES II ROCKET TUBE PROFILE by Marvin
[April 17, 2018, 07:12:58 PM]


F-16 Egress Trainer by Rufus
[April 17, 2018, 02:51:43 PM]


CANOPY SPYDER by Kukki
[April 17, 2018, 02:01:35 PM]


ACES II - SEAT ROLLERS by Kukki
[April 17, 2018, 01:48:00 PM]

Author Topic: TiTi's pit  (Read 82658 times)

Offline TiTi

  • Col.
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2006
  • Location:
  • Posts: 121
  • Country: fr
  • VP Awards : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #210 on: April 19, 2017, 11:38:10 AM »
well, for me OSB is like presswood !!!

Offline TiTi

  • Col.
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2006
  • Location:
  • Posts: 121
  • Country: fr
  • VP Awards : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #211 on: May 14, 2017, 12:43:36 PM »
Hello,

small update,
I've worked on the implementation of my PCB card behind the face plate of the ICP.
First, the face plate is not thick enough compared with the real ICP. More, to have a smooth sensation when pushing the button, I thought that it was a good idea to place small silicone-based rounds behind the buttons.

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll197/tweetytheshy/20170508_181124_001_zpssfnjqmnh.jpg
TiTi's pit


So I had no choice to place an acrylic plate between the PCB card and the face plate...

here is the result of the work, witch have be done using a router and some elbow-grease  :lol:

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll197/tweetytheshy/20170514_172934_zpshgdfbcfn.jpg
TiTi's pit


http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll197/tweetytheshy/20170514_173300_zpshqrgrgtn.jpg
TiTi's pit


http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll197/tweetytheshy/20170514_173308_zpstvfiru9e.jpg
TiTi's pit


http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll197/tweetytheshy/20170514_173727_zpsnvc5z9br.jpg
TiTi's pit



Then, I've also worked on the implementation of the thumbwheels. It is a real headache to do, but I like the result. Next step : to place the 3 other wheels, to flush the screws with the metal plate, and to place the thumbwheels behind the backplate of the ICP

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll197/tweetytheshy/20170514_173746_zpsf3g3b1ym.jpg
TiTi's pit


http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll197/tweetytheshy/20170514_173754_zpsutmwnncz.jpg
TiTi's pit


http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll197/tweetytheshy/20170514_174031_zps4jwti6d5.jpg
TiTi's pit


See you !!
TiTi

Offline Red Dog

  • -=VP Veteran Donor=-
  • General
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2004
  • Location: Brussels
  • Posts: 3221
  • Country: be
  • VP Awards : 3000+ posts Award: Awarded for achieving over 3000 posts : Gold Medal Award: Awarded for special contributions to the community : Outstanding Build Award: Awarded for an outstanding pit build : Silver Heart Award: Awarded to those showing a real heart for the community and/or it's cause : Top Poster Award: for those 30 members with most posts : Most Time Online Award: Awarded to those 30 members with most time on the forum : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • CombatSim Checklists
    • Buy me some coffee
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #212 on: May 14, 2017, 02:11:36 PM »
Quote
It is a real headache to do
Amen
Up to doing that the hardest for me was to fit the throttle arm.
Now thumbwheels took first place :)

Well done Titi

Have a bandit day
Red Dog

Offline Rufus

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2012
  • Location: California
  • Posts: 3914
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : Most Time Online Award: Awarded to those 30 members with most time on the forum : Veteran Award: Awarded after 5 years of community service : 3000+ posts Award: Awarded for achieving over 3000 posts : Silver Cup Award: Awarded to someone for a special achievement : Top Poster Award: for those 30 members with most posts
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #213 on: May 14, 2017, 02:55:37 PM »
... :notes: .
- Rufus

Offline henkie

  • -=VP Veteran Donor=-
  • General
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2009
  • Location: Helmond
  • Posts: 3145
  • Country: nl
  • VP Awards : 3000+ posts Award: Awarded for achieving over 3000 posts : Most Time Online Award: Awarded to those 30 members with most time on the forum : Gold Cup Award: Awarded to someone for a special achievement : Gold Medal Award: Awarded for special contributions to the community : Silver Heart Award: Awarded to those showing a real heart for the community and/or it's cause : Top Poster Award: for those 30 members with most posts : Electronics Guru Award: Awarded to those with special electronics skills : Veteran Award: Awarded after 5 years of community service
    • Henk's Viperpit developments
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #214 on: May 15, 2017, 06:18:23 AM »
@TiTi : thanks for showing the way -- very motivating  :thumbsup:
I also have this "small job" on my list   :notes:

Offline Lightning101

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Aug 2014
  • Location: Montreal, Qc, Canada
  • Posts: 878
  • Country: ca
  • VP Awards : Triplet Award: Awarded after 3 years of community service : Most Time Online Award: Awarded to those 30 members with most time on the forum
    • Buy me a drink
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #215 on: May 15, 2017, 12:36:01 PM »
Titi it's beautiful as usual.

Offline TiTi

  • Col.
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2006
  • Location:
  • Posts: 121
  • Country: fr
  • VP Awards : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #216 on: June 23, 2017, 01:42:13 PM »
hi gentlemen,

thank you very much for your comments. As usual, it is a great motivation to read it. So thank you

here is a small update, I've wired the ICP...





I've also worked on the DCS switch








I now have to putty, sand and paint the overall panel...
See you
TiTi
« Last Edit: October 26, 2017, 02:00:30 PM by TiTi »

Offline henkie

  • -=VP Veteran Donor=-
  • General
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2009
  • Location: Helmond
  • Posts: 3145
  • Country: nl
  • VP Awards : 3000+ posts Award: Awarded for achieving over 3000 posts : Most Time Online Award: Awarded to those 30 members with most time on the forum : Gold Cup Award: Awarded to someone for a special achievement : Gold Medal Award: Awarded for special contributions to the community : Silver Heart Award: Awarded to those showing a real heart for the community and/or it's cause : Top Poster Award: for those 30 members with most posts : Electronics Guru Award: Awarded to those with special electronics skills : Veteran Award: Awarded after 5 years of community service
    • Henk's Viperpit developments
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #217 on: June 23, 2017, 02:44:17 PM »
Nice work, clean wiring, looking good @TiTi   :thumbsup:

Offline TiTi

  • Col.
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2006
  • Location:
  • Posts: 121
  • Country: fr
  • VP Awards : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #218 on: June 25, 2017, 10:31:39 AM »
thank you very much  ;)

Offline TiTi

  • Col.
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2006
  • Location:
  • Posts: 121
  • Country: fr
  • VP Awards : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #219 on: October 26, 2017, 02:25:49 PM »
Hi,

Since this summer, I’ve worked on the rails of the electronic bay.














Then, after having completely disassembled all the parts of the pit, I’ve sent it to painting. One of my friend, Gilles, has painted all the parts with a primer, and the backplates of the panels in flat black.

Here are the parts before and after painting :






















After that, I’ve assembled most of the consoles, the center tube and the panels :
























Next step will be to continue the assembly, and to paint the external parts of the consoles in black. This is not the real color, but I’ve fallen in love with this version, so…




See you
TiTi

Offline Biggles

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Nov 2003
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Posts: 770
  • Country: nl
  • VP Awards : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • Buy me a drink
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #220 on: October 26, 2017, 05:11:04 PM »
WOW, that looks even better then professional.....

Really stunning.

Biggles.

Offline astrodwp

  • 1st.LT
  • **
  • Join Date: Apr 2013
  • Location:
  • Posts: 20
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : Veteran Award: Awarded after 5 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #221 on: October 26, 2017, 07:09:11 PM »
That is absolutely gorgeous!    You have put a lot of loving hours into this project!   Bet you can't wait to fly in it!!

Offline Rufus

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2012
  • Location: California
  • Posts: 3914
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : Most Time Online Award: Awarded to those 30 members with most time on the forum : Veteran Award: Awarded after 5 years of community service : 3000+ posts Award: Awarded for achieving over 3000 posts : Silver Cup Award: Awarded to someone for a special achievement : Top Poster Award: for those 30 members with most posts
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #222 on: October 27, 2017, 12:19:11 AM »
That's a LOT of work - very well done... :thumbsup: !!!
- Rufus

Offline henkie

  • -=VP Veteran Donor=-
  • General
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2009
  • Location: Helmond
  • Posts: 3145
  • Country: nl
  • VP Awards : 3000+ posts Award: Awarded for achieving over 3000 posts : Most Time Online Award: Awarded to those 30 members with most time on the forum : Gold Cup Award: Awarded to someone for a special achievement : Gold Medal Award: Awarded for special contributions to the community : Silver Heart Award: Awarded to those showing a real heart for the community and/or it's cause : Top Poster Award: for those 30 members with most posts : Electronics Guru Award: Awarded to those with special electronics skills : Veteran Award: Awarded after 5 years of community service
    • Henk's Viperpit developments
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #223 on: October 27, 2017, 02:17:07 AM »
 :clap:
Well, if you did all this from summer till now   :o
Almost similar, but not that far finished took me 3 years  ::)

Outstanding, it looks now already great.
You must be a very happy man to see all those loose part come together to this fantastic setup  :thumbsup:
Looking forward to see the sequel  :bounce2:

Offline TiTi

  • Col.
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2006
  • Location:
  • Posts: 121
  • Country: fr
  • VP Awards : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: TiTi's pit
« Reply #224 on: November 01, 2017, 05:58:58 AM »
Hello,

Thank you very much for your comments,   ;)

Here are some pictures of the painting…. in flat black :

 











And here is the result with the consoles and the center tube in place :











Looks great  :whistle:
And the small parts




Next step will be to assemble all the parts, and to put some white sticks on the sides …

see you
TiTi