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    + what they said about working your way up from a...

    + what they said about working your way up from a Cessna-172.

    Over in the Race-Car-Sim forums you can find discussions about where “insert your brand here” belongs on the continum of...
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    GPS-500 On An Android Tablet ?

    Trying to run/move/dock a GPS-500 to a smallish tablet like a 5” or 7”.

    I know there are apps that will run a six-pack of instruments, and I think there is an app to run left and right G-1000’s,...
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    I notice that there has been very little activity...

    I notice that there has been very little activity in the blog section, is this feature still available to write in?
    JD
  4. “Gaming-Chair” versus Rudder-Pedals

    I am trying to convince myself that I should buy a “Gaming-Chair”, but when I try them out I become less convinced.

    First – They are swivel chairs and when I push away on an imaginary...
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    Never mind, the blog section looks a lot...

    Never mind, the blog section looks a lot different with a browser with cookies enabled.
  6. 3 x 720p, Has Anyone Tried Triple 720P TV's

    The other day at walmart I saw a stack of 32 inch 720p TV’s for only $98 each,
    which got me thinking about a triple monitor rig.
    Currently I am getting 48 Frames-Per-Second with a single 1080p...
  7. My second reply concerns the tougher question of...

    My second reply concerns the tougher question of were are the clubs with F2F meetings, physical Face-To-Face meetings.

    Part-1, It usually takes a city of over one million people to have proper...
  8. My first reply has an “easy” answer for the...

    My first reply has an “easy” answer for the question about conventions.
    Yes, there is an annual convention again. I recently attended the 2018 Flight Sim EXPO in Las Vegas, and thought it was was...
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    I highly recommend the Thrustmaster...

    I highly recommend the Thrustmaster T-Flight-HOTAS-X because it features a Rudder/left/right/paddle on the front of the throttle making a very compact rig for approximately $50-60. ...
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    HelicopterCollective-4A This 1-inch version...

    HelicopterCollective-4A

    This 1-inch version features the following parts:

    ***** From www.zoro.com *****
    A - Conduit Outlet Body, PVC, E | CANTEX| Zoro #: G2674393| Mfr #: 5133153 | ($6.75) ...
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    BuildLog Helicopter Collective 4A

    Please see on YouTube the video of my latest invention
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgyD65dqaVc

    202054

    Thanks
    JD
    P.S. Please subscribe to my YouTube channel

    Adding parts list below
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    Thanks for the reply, Near as I can tell they...

    Thanks for the reply,
    Near as I can tell they got back on the air (web) 3-04-2018.
    Glad they are back :)
    JD
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    Forum At HoverControl.Com ???

    The home website at HoverControl.Com is still up, but the Forums have been down for at least a week.
    Does anybody know if they are ok and returning? Or are they folding?

    Thanks for your...
  14. BuildLog For Helicopter Collective On YouTube

    I made a simplified Helicopter Collective for use with flight simulators like MS-FSX. I made it by splicing into a joystick. Works pretty good.

    Thanks for reading,
    JD

    Collective BuildLog...
  15. Thanks for the reply. From your example, XML...

    Thanks for the reply.
    From your example, XML looks very easy to read (compared to some other computer languages), so I am off to learn some simple XML.
    Thanks for the help
    JD
  16. Preference For Momentary-On Vs Toggle-On ?

    I am about to build gadgets that use switches to turn-on various functions. Gadgets like instrument panels with Extend-Retract-Landing-Gear and De-Ice and Navigation-Lights. For a lot of these...
  17. Thanks everybody, I am learning a lot, and it is...

    Thanks everybody, I am learning a lot, and it is time to experiment, this weekend I will try the free task manager settings to see if I can tell any difference. (Let windows manage Core-0 and I will...
  18. Remaining Questions - Assigning Tasks To Cores

    A couple questions remain:

    After your flight sim (FSX) is assigned to a core (affinity),
    Can your Scenery, AutoGen, Special-Instruments, also be assigned to different cores (affinity)?
    ...
  19. Process Lasso - Thanks - I will definitely look...

    Process Lasso - Thanks - I will definitely look for it.

    I thought there were three or four more, does anybody know of any more.

    Thanks
    JD
  20. Assigning Tasks To Specific Processor Cores ?

    A recent thread reminded me that you could buy a utility so that
    you could monopolize one core for your flight sim,
    and push all of the miscellaneous windows stuff onto other cores.

    I could...
  21. If you are looking at "free", then I would...

    If you are looking at "free", then I would suggest looking at "FlightGear" found at http://www.flightgear.org/ something to fiddle with without risking anything but your time.

    Good Luck
    JD
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    Welcome back to this great hobby :) I...

    Welcome back to this great hobby :)

    I remember seeing the results of a survey where people voted for things that made their flight simulator “enjoyable” and “smoothness” (lack of jumping and...
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    Collective Build Log 5A1

    This is version 5A1 in my series of helicopter collectives. This is an intermediate level for DIY collectives and includes a Twist-Throttle.

    Here on YouTube
    https://youtu.be/TarnAev2EQY
    ...
  24. V4 – 3/4inch PVC Cantex Access Box -...

    V4 – 3/4inch PVC Cantex Access Box - Starter-button, Governor+/-, throttle-knob.

    In my research / scavenger-hunting-for-parts I found an electrical box for push-buttons and toggle-switches that...
  25. V3 – Sliding Potentiometer with wooden handle, ...

    V3 – Sliding Potentiometer with wooden handle,
    includes hard stops for lever travel, foot-pounds versus potentiometer.

    At work I saw an application using a linear sliding potentiometer, at...
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