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Recommendation of racing rig

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Grabarz, Feb 11, 2017.

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  1. Grabarz

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  2. Bez

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    I use a gt omega rig and and while it is a solid bit of kit i find the seat itself to be a bit crappy and cheap, I think a better option is THIS, also means its easy to add modifications in the future, im gonna upgrade to one soon.
     
  3. Rupe Wilson

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    Hi i have a GT Omega and its real nice, had it 6 years now and it still looks good, no paint ships. etc...
    my seat has just started to split round the seam. But that was my cat not wear..
    it was a bit wobbly round the wheel when they first came out but with the side bars added its real ridged..
    Put all the bolts in first loose then tighten it all up...
    [​IMG]

    I would recommend this rig, good value for money...
    Way better than my wheel stand pro..
     
  4. Kenneth Jurmann

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    RSeat RS1 is cool too....
     
  5. Grabarz

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    Anyone own Playseat ?
    I wanna know about durability of those rigs
    Rseat
    GTOmega
    Playseat

    OK Rseat is a little bit of my price league for now price in their shop is just ... enough to say with tax is almost 1000euro ...
    but it looks like really durable rig
    https://www.rseat-europe.com/rseat-rs1/rseat-rs1-black-simracing-cockpit

    Then GTOmega is quiet nice - i just wanna know if there are any issues with wheel high ?
    https://www.gtomegaracing.com/index...its/gt-omega-art-racing-simulator-cockpit-rs6

    Then PlaySeat - still unknow ...
     
  6. ionONE1

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  7. Kayak83

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    I owned a playseat for 24 hours until I returned it. Really didn't like it, especially for the money. Sat too low, had a center bar support for the wheel instead of the sides and offered no accessories for keyboard, etc.

    I almost bought a GT Omega setup like the post above but found a Obutto R3Volution locally for $450. Crazy deal. Totally worth it if you can find one used and affordable. I wouldn't buy it new for $1k (with accessories and shipping) though.
     
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  8. Rupe Wilson

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    The Obutto has a better design triple screen holder... purpose built over my tv wall stands attached to a frame.. :thumbsup:
     
  9. Andi Goodwin

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    buy a seat of ebay or a car scrappers, make the frame yourself , days work under 100/200 euros depending on the seat .....

    Andi
     
  10. Paul Jeffrey

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    I've got the GT Omega and can recommend it. I'm 6ft 5 and it's got enough clearance on the wheel deck for my long legs :) That's a win in my book :)

    I'm happy with mine, I would say the seating position is a little more upright that I would ideally like. I've always been happy with it but recently I've seen one or two posh ones that puts you in a more open wheel car type of seating arrangement, which kind of appeals a bit to me. But hey, it's not exactly a deal breaker anyway.

    The only issue I have with it is the lack of adjustability on the pedal deck. My standard pedals are the Fanatec V2's and they are fine, but I've got some nice DSD's sat doing nothing that need to be flat mounted, which sadly I can't do with this rig. Also if one was to want the pedals inverting and mounting upside down, that too isn't possible with this rig.

    Other than that it's a really good piece of kit, and well worth the money they charge imho.

    Cheers
     
  11. Takumi69

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    I do own a GT Omega Art for some time now.
    I can´t really comment on the seat, as i only sat in it for one minute before i mounted my Recaro seat to the rig.
    The rig is sturdy with very little movement/flex. The monitor mount works good in terms of holding your monitors, but i would look for an mount that is independent from the rig, as the monitors show some movement when mounted on the rig. and there are some FFB effects kicking in. The shifter mount is freely positionable and also sturdy enough. The plate where the pedals are mounted can be adjusted in the angle, but is not totally solid mounted, you need some zipties to prevent the plate from flipping over under heavy brakeing
    Overall i can recommend the Gt Omega Art, although it is not perfect.
    On the website they tell you about the great adjustabillity, but in reality it is not so great at all. For example, when you move the wheel towards the driver, wheel height raises also (due to the design). In case you want to keep the same height distance between seat and wheel after moving the wheel towards the driver, you have to raise the seat. The same goes for distance between pedals and wheels, each forward or backward move changes the height of the pedals, again seat height adjusting time if you want to keep your heigth distances. On the other side once you found your seating position, you will probably leave it that way forever.

    I would stay clear from designs with a post between your legs (Playseat).
     
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  14. Gaudin

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    wow, this looks amazingly simple and sturdy enough - comes without seat, which I prefer - no budget left right now, but I keep my eyes on this - thanks for the link!
     
  15. Jazz Forsberg

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    +1 for Simetik K2
     
  16. Grabarz

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    ok guys but Simetik K2 *Doesn't include seat, pedals or steering wheel.
    Do you know any proper seat that can be mounted on that rig ?
     
  17. Zero7159

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    I have had an Obutto Ozone for almost five years and I absolutely love it. It is rock solid, the seat is very comfortable and adjustable. The triple monitor mount works fine, I don't even notice wobble from my Accuforce FFB. Only downside is that you have to drill the wheel plate.
     
  18. rocafella1978

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    just curious, which rig comes with seat, pedals and wheel system?
     
  19. Grabarz

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    Well as i know Playseat comes to You with seat, also GT Omega
    about steering wheel and pedals - there are rigs with that setup also but price is about 4k euro not 0,4k