collapse

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 14
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 3
  • Dot Users Online:

* Recent Topics/Posts

Henkie's pit by Kukki
[Today at 09:11:50 AM]


my cockpit of f16 by sagrzmnky
[Today at 02:38:01 AM]


Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII) by Rufus
[February 23, 2018, 04:40:55 PM]


FULL METAL COCKPIT TUB by Kukki
[February 23, 2018, 03:24:51 PM]


Myoda Pit by Rufus
[February 22, 2018, 08:23:08 PM]


Catcher's F16 pit by Catcher
[February 22, 2018, 08:59:21 AM]


atsalis_p's Viper Pit by atsalis_p
[February 19, 2018, 05:05:30 AM]


Viperpit - TOR by Kukki
[February 18, 2018, 06:44:34 AM]


Kukki´s Full Metal F-16 Cockpit by Kukki
[February 15, 2018, 10:40:05 AM]


Pence's Pit by Marvin
[February 14, 2018, 10:54:42 AM]


Sim-ACES II - SEATPAN by Kukki
[February 14, 2018, 03:31:17 AM]


mcfrag0815's IKEA IVAR-Pit Project by mcfrag0815
[February 12, 2018, 01:17:32 PM]

Author Topic: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)  (Read 1282 times)

Online Marvin

  • Maj. General
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2016
  • Location: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • Posts: 340
  • Country: ca
  • Back at again after 10 years!
    • Agoge Tactical Regimen
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2018, 01:14:12 PM »
Hey guys,

While I am working on my Throttle Grip project (Thanks RD for all the info) I made a new grip end plate for it.  I basically made it as a plate so you can drill whatever hole or whatever you plan on doing to pass cables through.  It is my first 3D model and was really impressed with how well it fit for a first attempt.

Anyway if anyone is interested in getting one printed.
" Where's the KABOOM! "

Windows 8.1 64 bit, Intel Core i7 - 5820K CPU (3.30GHz 6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.8 GHz w/ Turbo Boost), 32.0 GB Quad Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz, 128GB SSD 6Gb/s Main + 2TB 72

Offline salaxi54

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2012
  • Location: Athens
  • Posts: 586
  • Country: gr
  • VP Awards : Veteran Award: Awarded after 5 years of community service : Outstanding Build Award: Awarded for an outstanding pit build
    • Buy me a beer
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2018, 06:12:14 AM »
Great stuff dude, looking forward to your progress!  :thumbsup:

Offline Predator

  • Col.
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Location:
  • Posts: 151
  • Country: gr
  • VP Awards : Veteran Award: Awarded after 5 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2018, 12:51:49 PM »
Marvin you are our man! Greeks salute you :hail:
Looking forward to your building!

Online Marvin

  • Maj. General
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2016
  • Location: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • Posts: 340
  • Country: ca
  • Back at again after 10 years!
    • Agoge Tactical Regimen
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2018, 07:25:48 PM »
Hey guys,

Small update..  The kit is pretty much finished now.  Ha ha ha with these pre-cut and pre-drilled kits it only took me about 6 hours to build where as this took me about 2 months with my last one.  lol   Just waiting for my seat rails and some gear from Martin and then I will continue on with building once I have all the pieces to ensure everything fits.

Jody



" Where's the KABOOM! "

Windows 8.1 64 bit, Intel Core i7 - 5820K CPU (3.30GHz 6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.8 GHz w/ Turbo Boost), 32.0 GB Quad Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz, 128GB SSD 6Gb/s Main + 2TB 72

Offline Rufus

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2012
  • Location: California
  • Posts: 3841
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : 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: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2018, 08:31:49 PM »
...who...how...did you get that kitted... :o ?
- Rufus

Online Marvin

  • Maj. General
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2016
  • Location: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • Posts: 340
  • Country: ca
  • Back at again after 10 years!
    • Agoge Tactical Regimen
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #20 on: February 20, 2018, 08:33:11 PM »
I've had those files for like 8 years and finally used them.   :lolsign:
" Where's the KABOOM! "

Windows 8.1 64 bit, Intel Core i7 - 5820K CPU (3.30GHz 6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.8 GHz w/ Turbo Boost), 32.0 GB Quad Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz, 128GB SSD 6Gb/s Main + 2TB 72

Offline HOLLYWOOD

  • Brig.General
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2005
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Posts: 251
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #21 on: February 21, 2018, 02:47:19 PM »
Hah @Rufus some of us have been around here too long! I'm still kicking myself that the computer that I had all of Jason's plans on has long since been disposed of  :grumbl: ... If only google drive existed back then; I wouldn't be redesigning everything myself, HAH!.... Thank god I didn't have any bitcoin on that machine!

@Marvin if only we had access to those gantry cnc routers 10 years ago that are so prevalent now! Lookin' good!
HOLLYWOOD

Offline Rufus

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2012
  • Location: California
  • Posts: 3841
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : 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: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #22 on: February 21, 2018, 09:18:37 PM »
I have the plans...but no place to get them kitted... :brickwall: ...I've been considering consulting some of the sign makers in the area, but haven't been able to actually get to them yet.
...or to have the room to really start building things up to this stage... :digger: .
- Rufus

Online Marvin

  • Maj. General
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2016
  • Location: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • Posts: 340
  • Country: ca
  • Back at again after 10 years!
    • Agoge Tactical Regimen
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #23 on: February 21, 2018, 09:44:01 PM »
Rufus,

I'm shocked you can't find anyone to cnc cut them for you?  There were a bunch of places around here.
" Where's the KABOOM! "

Windows 8.1 64 bit, Intel Core i7 - 5820K CPU (3.30GHz 6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.8 GHz w/ Turbo Boost), 32.0 GB Quad Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz, 128GB SSD 6Gb/s Main + 2TB 72

Offline Willy

  • -=VP Veteran Donor=-
  • General
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2005
  • Location: Richardson, TX
  • Posts: 989
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : Top Poster Award: for those 30 members with most posts : Bronze Medal Award: Awarded for special contributions to the community : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service : Silver Cup Award: Awarded to someone for a special achievement
    • http://www.employees.org/~bwilliam
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2018, 11:17:54 PM »
Rufus,

I'm shocked you can't find anyone to cnc cut them for you?  There were a bunch of places around here.
I think his problem is converting the PDF's from @Killn's plans to CAD/CAM Files that a CNC shop can use.  I did that for a couple of the files and it was a pain.
Beau "Willy" Williamson

I better go find my monkey!

Offline Rufus

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2012
  • Location: California
  • Posts: 3841
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : 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: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #25 on: February 22, 2018, 08:31:35 PM »
I can find places that can convert the files as part of the price...the problem is that they are all an average of 500 miles away from me... :brickwall: ...that's what I get for living in the geographic center of nowhere.

So a lot of what I'm doing (or not doing...) is purposely stalled and waiting until I retire and move...which is about two years out at this point.  In the meantime, I do what I can.
- Rufus

Offline Willy

  • -=VP Veteran Donor=-
  • General
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2005
  • Location: Richardson, TX
  • Posts: 989
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : Top Poster Award: for those 30 members with most posts : Bronze Medal Award: Awarded for special contributions to the community : Old Geezer Award: Awarded after 10 years of community service : Silver Cup Award: Awarded to someone for a special achievement
    • http://www.employees.org/~bwilliam
    • Awards
Re: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #26 on: February 23, 2018, 10:30:03 AM »
Won't those places cut and ship the pieces?  Of course the shipping for that much wood could be expensive.
Beau "Willy" Williamson

I better go find my monkey!

Offline Rufus

  • General
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2012
  • Location: California
  • Posts: 3841
  • Country: us
  • VP Awards : 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: Marvin's 2nd Cockpit Project (HAF Block 52+ PXIII)
« Reply #27 on: February 23, 2018, 04:40:55 PM »
Yes, probably...but getting the time to spend the day driving out and back to talk to them is a secondary (primary?) problem.  In deference to Kiln I don't want to just start flashing his plans all over the net, so I need to load them to a USB key and do my biz in person.  At least that's the way I'd like to do it.

I thought I had a cabinet maker in town that might be able to cut parts...but he's OOB.  And another friend I could have worked with that had a sign/gate cutting biz recently died, so it's possible I could buy his machine and cut them myself if I talked to his widow.  But again, I'm becoming very space limited and don't really know where I'd be able to set up and use a machine that size. 

So I'm left hostage to retiring and moving on, in order to move forward... :reading: .
- Rufus