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Author Topic: Cannon's Pit  (Read 3489 times)

Offline Cannon

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Cannon's Pit
« on: November 29, 2015, 06:47:43 AM »
Hi folks!

I'd like to present you my newly finished Viper pit:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDwAiIif2eo

A few words...:
This project took me about 3 months of intensive work, from scratch designs to final (flyable) result.
It was not meant to be a 1:1 F16 cockpit replica, because of my available space and financial limitations.
I designed it according to my flying needs, so that I could have quickly a result that would enhance switchology actions, reverting from mouse usage. Reliability was also a factor, so using Leo Bodnar's interface boards (BU0836X, BBI-32) and PoKeys56U (+F4toPokeys) was a well tested scenario.
The timing of FalconBMS 4.33 release was also perfect, mostly because of the callbacks overhaul.
You can find some more photos here:
http://s163.photobucket.com/user/kdao88/slideshow/HomeViperPit
http://s163.photobucket.com/user/kdao88/slideshow/HomeViperPit/Panels%20Extension

Finally, some photos of older consoles I've made, which gave me a lot of knowledge:
http://s163.photobucket.com/user/kdao88/slideshow/DVC-1
http://s163.photobucket.com/user/kdao88/slideshow/DVC-2

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2015, 01:18:52 PM »
Awesome work!

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2015, 01:22:42 PM »
Nice job! Very creative! I always like to see new members with a completly different angle to do things!

Welcome aboard Cannon!

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2015, 01:54:33 PM »
Welcome Cannon!

Very very nice compact pit. A perfect solution for reduce space romms. :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2015, 03:51:25 PM »
Functional and very nice design  :clap:
I am sure I am gonna watch that ramp start video again  :thumbsup:

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2015, 06:06:31 PM »
Congrats from here too m8! :-)

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2015, 01:43:54 AM »
Guys, thank you all for your kind words!!!

ViperPits has been (and still is) the Ultimate pitbuilding reference for me, all these years...

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2015, 04:41:39 AM »
Nice! And compact enough to drag along LANs or whatnot.

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2016, 03:42:00 AM »
My latest addition to the pit:
The Gametrix KW-908 JetSeat

https://andres-eshop.pswebshop.com/
http://www.bmsforum.org/forum/showthread.php?24665-SimShaker-for-DCS-World-and-Falcon-BMS-support-thread

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%201_zpsw8qwi1wt.jpg
Cannon's Pit
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%204_zpsvp91n31q.jpg
Cannon's Pit
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%205_zpsknj9o4tk.jpg
Cannon's Pit
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Cannon's Pit
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Cannon's Pit
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Cannon's Pit
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Cannon's Pit
Konstantinos "Cannon" Ikonomidis

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2016, 04:10:20 AM »
good job  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2016, 05:18:33 AM »
Happy vibrations!  :-P :harhar:

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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2016, 05:59:52 AM »
Happy vibrations!  :-P :harhar:
You too !!!  :harhar: :harhar:
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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2016, 03:20:01 AM »
you guys also enjoy massages on these long return trip :)
Beware, it does make you sloppy :)

Have a bandit day
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Re: Cannon's Pit
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2016, 06:58:15 AM »
My latest addition to the pit:
The Gametrix KW-908 JetSeat

https://andres-eshop.pswebshop.com/
http://www.bmsforum.org/forum/showthread.php?24665-SimShaker-for-DCS-World-and-Falcon-BMS-support-thread

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%201_zpsw8qwi1wt.jpg
Cannon's Pit
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%204_zpsvp91n31q.jpg
Cannon's Pit
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%205_zpsknj9o4tk.jpg
Cannon's Pit
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%206_zpsw0w8q8f1.jpg
Cannon's Pit
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%207_zps8epapkyh.jpg
Cannon's Pit
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%208_zps7wikusxl.jpg
Cannon's Pit
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/kdao88/HomeViperPit/GameTrix-KW908-JetSeat-HomeViperPit/JeatSeatHomeViperPit%209_zpsxlxmyqxo.jpg
Cannon's Pit


Congrats Cannon!!! Now you will get some more...intense flights hehe :D :thumbsup: