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Author Topic: Grease Monkey's Pit  (Read 295583 times)

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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #780 on: September 06, 2017, 10:06:21 PM »
Since Photobucket screwed everything up for pics, I am going to try to post some of my pics here.

This is the stand that I designed for my 40" screens. I have now upgraded to 50" screens, but the stand design is still the same. I just extended it out some.







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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #781 on: September 06, 2017, 10:10:25 PM »
Here are the 40" screens.



Here are the 50" screens. I think this is when I first mounted the screens. They were not quite straight.
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #782 on: September 07, 2017, 11:07:01 AM »
I've always wondered if you would be better to have the screens turned vertical so that you can see higher rather than wider?  It would certainly be more suitable for BFM if you wanted to get rid of head tracking.  Or at least limit it.
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #783 on: September 07, 2017, 11:48:51 AM »
I've seen a trainer setup where the center screen was bigger than the two side ones, making it slightly taller - and that was a bit of a benefit.  When it comes to screens every additional square foot helps... :whistle: .
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #784 on: September 07, 2017, 04:31:55 PM »
I've always wondered if you would be better to have the screens turned vertical so that you can see higher rather than wider?  It would certainly be more suitable for BFM if you wanted to get rid of head tracking.  Or at least limit it.

I would if you had enough screens. You would need at least 2 more screens to cover you view from the side. What makes a big difference when flying is your peripheral vision. Projector set ups are preferred, but they are not great in bright light.
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #785 on: October 12, 2017, 12:03:45 AM »
These pics are for a special request.











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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #786 on: October 12, 2017, 03:37:35 AM »
67 FPS ::)

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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #787 on: October 12, 2017, 09:32:55 PM »
That's cool...I've often wondered that a setup like this might look like with curved screens.  I think BMS is the only use I can think of for curved screens.  Don't much like them as TVs.
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #788 on: October 14, 2017, 02:53:11 AM »
That's cool...I've often wondered that a setup like this might look like with curved screens.  I think BMS is the only use I can think of for curved screens.  Don't much like them as TVs.
If I could afford them , then I would.... :outthewindow:
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #789 on: October 14, 2017, 01:58:32 PM »
... :digger: ... :countingmoney: ...money-pit!
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #790 on: October 15, 2017, 01:09:06 AM »
... :digger: ... :countingmoney: ...money-pit!
Don't I know it... :D
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #791 on: October 15, 2017, 06:03:53 AM »
That pit is fuc***g awesome!

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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #792 on: October 16, 2017, 12:22:58 AM »
That pit is fuc***g awesome!

Thank you and I have plans of making it better. Don't tell my wife that though. She thinks it is done.... :stupid:
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #793 on: October 16, 2017, 09:25:54 PM »
...you'll be done, alright... :digger: ... :vprules: !
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Re: Grease Monkey's Pit
« Reply #794 on: October 17, 2017, 02:25:53 AM »
...you'll be done, alright... :digger: ... :vprules: !
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