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pjlucky
05-24-2004, 06:59 PM
Out of necessity I created a new controler for FB the need for so many keyboard commands http://www.metrocast.net/~pjlucky/flight%20controler/Flight%20controler.JPG I would like to share it with you who are dedicated simulator pilots. It is for the advanced user and is not a joystick .Although it is made from Saitek Cyborg EVO's yes from 2 of them. It is a free standing flight yoke with integrated peddals having toe brakes. I am more widely known as 54th_Lucky from cfs2 and now hypper lobbby flying FB and soon the new pacific theater I will never go back to a joystick. Here also is a link to my web sapce where there are other pictures and more explainations http://www.metrocast.net/~pjlucky/flight%20controler/ I do hope some of you are interested,And can give me some insight ito wether this would ever be a marketable unit.So far I am not getting the impression that anyone would realy wish to use this type of controler.

[This message was edited by pjlucky on Tue May 25 2004 at 08:12 PM.]

pjlucky
05-24-2004, 06:59 PM
Out of necessity I created a new controler for FB the need for so many keyboard commands http://www.metrocast.net/~pjlucky/flight%20controler/Flight%20controler.JPG I would like to share it with you who are dedicated simulator pilots. It is for the advanced user and is not a joystick .Although it is made from Saitek Cyborg EVO's yes from 2 of them. It is a free standing flight yoke with integrated peddals having toe brakes. I am more widely known as 54th_Lucky from cfs2 and now hypper lobbby flying FB and soon the new pacific theater I will never go back to a joystick. Here also is a link to my web sapce where there are other pictures and more explainations http://www.metrocast.net/~pjlucky/flight%20controler/ I do hope some of you are interested,And can give me some insight ito wether this would ever be a marketable unit.So far I am not getting the impression that anyone would realy wish to use this type of controler.

[This message was edited by pjlucky on Tue May 25 2004 at 08:12 PM.]

Bearcat99
05-24-2004, 07:11 PM
Wow.... thats pretty interesting.... very nice work.

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Flat_foot
05-24-2004, 08:26 PM
What are you asking for em, interested only if its affordible, lol. My wife has me very well trained, you could say

LeadSpitter_
05-25-2004, 01:39 AM
Is that the jakes AB machine?

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SeaFireLIV
05-25-2004, 04:03 AM
It looks a bit like it could jump about by itself! Impressive.

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Diablo310th
05-25-2004, 09:12 AM
Are you sure that's not parts left over from Terminator 1???? Sure looks like Arnold there.

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SKULLS Virga
05-25-2004, 09:17 AM
Very interesting Lucky...

I can't tell how the yoke moves in the pitch axis?

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pjlucky
05-25-2004, 09:32 AM
Gentlman .If you can go to my personal web space some of you questions will be answered many more details pictures readme etc.,you will find a link there in the primary post.any other Question you may reach me at, [pjlucky@metrocast.net]I am sorry the price is not in reach of the general population .I have tried very hard to get it down . those are all aluminium construction and the man hours are still too high. They are custom built not in an assyembly line. I am more like a custom motor cyle shop .I regret that without me going to the big manufaturer and they wouldnt make it of these materials .It would be all plastic I am sure.

Halgas73
05-25-2004, 09:46 AM
Hey lucky, i saw you're aka 54th lucky. r u in the 54th Medevac?

BSS_Goat
05-25-2004, 09:51 AM
I didnt think we could solicit sales on these forums? http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_mad.gif

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El Turo
05-25-2004, 09:51 AM
How do you control pitch and roll?

Does the whole console thingy rotate on an axis ("yoke?")... and pull towards you for pitch?

Seems a bit odd to me.

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pjlucky
05-25-2004, 08:19 PM
1st I must tell you all there is no sales pitch.Since there is no market yet.
As for the question of pitch and roll it is a flight yoke you pull back on to go up push forward to go down the mast it hinges at the knee the joint there.Please se the cylinder in this new picture it center the Y axis.http://www.metrocast.net/~pjlucky/flight%20controler/controler%20environment%20%20pictures/IMG_0074.JPG The whole hub is a steering wheel it is the aleron axis the former joystick are now the wheel grips it has 24 readily finger accesable buttons all macro programable or multi key programable the tips of the base are the original throttle levers in the center are two more levers all axis can be banded programed this alows you to insert key comands into an axis travel.It also has 4 shift keys this alows far more program than my old brain could handle 24 is enough for me.I have found the need for easyly accessed commands a must for FB there are so many requirements for complex managment flying and reaching for the keyboard means dieing for me.So I have what I need at my finger tips .It took me 2 months to learn to fly again with a real peddal formatt, and the rathe unusualy different controler.

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[This message was edited by pjlucky on Tue May 25 2004 at 07:43 PM.]

TheGozr
05-25-2004, 08:43 PM
Awesome http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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05-25-2004, 08:53 PM
Good job http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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_54th_Target
05-25-2004, 09:15 PM
I can verify the uniqueness of Lucky's flight controllers. I have posted my observations of it at:
http://sosinc03.proboards12.com/index.cgi?board=IL2&action=display&num=1081727620
(Scroll down to see the controller)

I fly an earlier version of the "Lucky Controller"....lol

To answer Halgas's post, Lucky belongs to the 54th Fighter Squadron. The URL is http://www.fiftyfourth.com

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[This message was edited by _54th_Target on Wed May 26 2004 at 06:22 PM.]

Longjocks
05-25-2004, 09:18 PM
Haha... cool stick, dude. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

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SaintNoir
05-26-2004, 11:44 AM
How much for the chair pillow? Are those flowers?

carguy_
05-26-2004, 11:49 AM
As much as your creativity can should be admired,I don`t think I`d buy one of those becuz I like sticks as majority of WWII fighters had those.
If you can build a big stick than I`d make up my mind. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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RedDeth
05-26-2004, 01:37 PM
reminds me of a styx song.

toooo much time on my haaaands.....

think of all the hours wasted that could have been spent flying.....

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Tsaritsyn
05-26-2004, 03:16 PM
Impressive. I couldn't afford one, but I admire your handiwork.

I'd be interested in learning how you set up the pedals. They look very sturdy.

Scott

pjlucky
05-26-2004, 07:39 PM
To Tsaritsyn the peddals are very sturdy . but there are many ways a person can make there own. if you are handy with wood you can use that as well.Only my very first experimentation was from scratch. Since I have found it simple to use an existing joystick retaining all its electronics and button capacity. and removing the Z rotation potentiometer, install it according to A design in a peddal setup lengthen the wire back up to the joystick and use it. now you have peddals instead of twist.Dont be affraid your not going to ruin anything exccept the stick yu take apart if your not carefull . I suggest you use an old one . Many games support more than one device IL2FB does. you would then need to assign the axis's of the devices in game to what ever you desire.
If you are going to rewire things as I mention dont be foolish not to insulate each wire properly never twist things to gether, always solder and shrink rap your connections. and all will be well.