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Homemade F1 wheel

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by nicka117, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. nicka117

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    I used 1/2" MDF and jigsaw and dremel tool:

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  2. fabien25

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    hi very good job ,please one question ,the handles are painting or is a specifiq material do you use ?thank cordially
     
  3. nicka117

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    just paint right now, but i will coat the handles with rubber next week.

    Much more to do to the wheel, but i thought I'd mount it temporarily and try it out.

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  4. KAMPFBIBER81

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    You're cockpit sir, is impressiv. Nice wheel
     
  5. Joe Moore

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    Very nice indeed ,thats a man with skilled hands ,it looks great.
     
  6. nicka117

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    Coated the handles with rubber:

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  7. kimi69

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    How did you do that?!
     
  8. William Geuze

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    More information surely would be nice indeed! :)
     
  9. nicka117

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    Guys, this was really easy. You all could do it. I just took a dremel with a sanding wheel and started shaping it--took no skill.

    The rubber is Plasti Dip spray. Just sparyed it on like normal paint but it is much thicker. Also very easy to do.
     
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  10. Vito Lombardi

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    You've given me the inspiration to now make a GT wheel....I can handle a jigsaw and a dremel tool and have lots of patients and time...a project in my spare time....well done.
     
  11. Alex Mathieu

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    Can we have some description on the wiring and back of the wheel? I have begun an MDF wheel but i'm currently trying to sort out the wire routing.