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Old 06-21-2011, 02:47 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I have started working on a low cost custom A-10c mini pit based off the UMC v2.

The front console is mounted to a 19 inch Acer Lcd and made from MDF and acrylic. The front panel Velcros to the lcd. I have all the switches that are required to fly in game without the full cockpit view. Next I will start the left and right consoles built in a similar fashion in which I will conserve switches and space where possible. My goal is to not use a keyboard or mouse. Thanks to Helios and creative programming, this is very possible. Last, I'm using leo's boards and ones locally from Groovy game gear.com.

I will be drawing up consoles and panels in the coming days...




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Old 06-21-2011, 03:02 PM   #2
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Nice and clean looking pit.
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Old 06-21-2011, 03:09 PM   #3
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Thanks, I like to build... but I like to fly as well and you can easily get to the point where you are building only.

It is amazing how much info I can squeeze on that little 19 inch lcd and still have room!
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Old 06-21-2011, 03:34 PM   #4
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I have a 15 inch LCD and I could fit my MFD's on it, but then I'd lose a place to put vent/ts and maps. Might get a bigger one since they are cheap and I can find them on craigs list for a good price.
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Old 06-21-2011, 07:53 PM   #5
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This is a pretty awesome pit! Looking foward to hearing more
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Old 06-22-2011, 12:30 AM   #6
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By far the cleanest functional pit i have seen very nice ! I would love to see a shot with dcsa10 running. I wonder if i could acheive the same look with eyfinity .
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Ya, I will take a video showing it all working!
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Old 06-22-2011, 01:31 PM   #8
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Old 06-22-2011, 02:17 PM   #9
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Very nice pit Flim
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Old 06-22-2011, 05:44 PM   #10
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Talk about clean, very nice!
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