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    Today, 14:10
    Dale I build gamer units LOCALLY ONLY for a living however I agree with Nick N as to what and how to build a great unit for FSX, P3D and X-Plane. I am not bragging but I build some of the fastest and best Flight Simulation hardware for way below what it would cost at a GAMER retailer. Nick is the MASTER BUILDER! So if you are patient in your reading of the following you will find the keys to the kingdom in building and enjoying the FSX/P3D experience...I promise. Read all of this. Make a sandwich and get your favorite beverage and decide to read this until you fully get what Nick is saying. Trust me you will be a very happy FSXer! Ted
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    Today, 12:06
    since avg started I have been buying them every year for all my computers except my win 8 tablet surface rt, and it wont let me install it on that winders unit. I even pay them for tuneup also I have had no issues but am now worried if I ever forget to pay them. :a1310:
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  • EasyEd's Avatar
    Today, 06:56
    Hey All, You have never heard me say one bad word about Roger Penske and you will not. As an owner he no doubt did talk with Brad about the incident. Your trying to say Brad is an out of control hothead as out of control as alcoholic Al Unser Jr is what is over the top. I do not buy it at all. be an interesting race. -Ed-
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  • txnetcop's Avatar
    Today, 04:47
    Now that is funny Terry...never could stand drinking water by itself anyway and I'm ex-USARMY!
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  • Panther_99FS's Avatar
    Today, 03:40
    Kurt Busch. But again, your heavy "pro-Brad" bias clouds your ability to view the larger picture. See Wombat's post above. And if you truly believe that Brad didn't receive any words of wisdom from Roger, then your bias is simply way over the top.
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    Yesterday, 19:23
    Hey All, Well I guess I'll point it out. Equating Brad Keselowski with an alcoholic open wheel racer who wrote a book about being an alcoholic is not valid and I've little doubt Roger would agree. On to Martinsville... I'm likin the Harv here however the fords will be hard to beat but my sentimental favorite is Ryan Newman - I'd be ecstatic if Ryan could give another championship to Richard Childress my favorite owner... -Ed-
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  • txnetcop's Avatar
    October 20th, 2014, 18:54
    That would scare the pants off of me! How often is autoland used these days? Ted
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    October 20th, 2014, 15:53
    luckydog replied to a thread Mach 1 in The NewsHawks
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    October 20th, 2014, 15:51
    Had to show this one of X-Plane. I won't be giving up FSX anytime soon but it is nice having both! <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Ted
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  • Panther_99FS's Avatar
    October 19th, 2014, 19:12
    Like I said... At the end of the day, his name and company reputation mean more than trophy's. But I understand you being biased towards Brad is not keeping you objective here.
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  • EasyEd's Avatar
    October 19th, 2014, 19:09
    Hey All, I know Al Unser Jr's history - circumstances are completely different with Brad. No valid comparison whatsoever. -Ed-
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  • Panther_99FS's Avatar
    October 19th, 2014, 18:51
    Yes I am telling you this. Al Unser Jr. gave Roger an Indy win (you know how much those mean to him) and a CART Championship. Yet at the end of the day, Al Jr. was shown to the door by Roger. At the end of the day, Championships don't mean as much to Roger as the reputation of his name and company do.
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Inside Beta Testing

by jmig on January 2nd, 2012 at 18:23
Over the last ten years or so, we have all seen MSFS models go from $5.00 each to $50.00 and more. With the increase in pricing, have come increased systems integration and model complexity. Interior and exterior visual acuity rivals today real aircraft. As the realism of flight sim models have increased, so too have the expectations of the consumer.

Developers are caught between the customers’ desire for ever better and more exact models, and the increased costs in man hours to program

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T-38 Blog: End Devices for I/O Cards

by jmig on September 25th, 2010 at 14:22
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End Devices for I/O Cards

Real world pilots control aircraft functions with switches, potentiometers, encoders, etc. We virtual pilots can also control our virtual aircraft with switches, potentiometers, encoders and more…through the I/O card.

Remember the I/O card is nothing more than a middle man between us and the flight simulator. By twisting a knob, or moving a control we send information through the I/O card to our virtual

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T-38 Blog: I/O Cards

by jmig on September 13th, 2010 at 16:22
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Using I/O Cards

In an earlier entry I mentioned Input/Output (I/O) cards. Today we will look more closely at them and what they can do to enhance your flight sim experience. We will also look at some different I/O cards and later start building a simple switch panel which will control some of the MSFS basic functions.

Perhaps the most common I/O card available is the one in that old used joystick you have sitting up in the

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T-38 Blog: The Cockpit

by jmig on August 28th, 2010 at 17:53
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The Cockpit

I have had several requests for pictures of the cockpit. So I am posting here a few pictures of what the cockpit looks like. Please remember this is the acumination of six or seven years of research and work.

As we continue this blog, I will show you how I made many of the components and panels you see here.
This blog will go through the basic building blocks which together make up the simulator. Also, what

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T-38 Blog: First-Sim & I/O Cards -

by jmig on August 26th, 2010 at 17:10
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First-Sim & I/O Cards

Here are pictures of my first sim “cockpit”. It consisted of two Go-Flight Modules and three parts I made myself.
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I also used two monitors, One for the outside view and another for the instruments. Holding everything was a simple plywood frame I constructed to support the monitors and components.
The Go-Flight models

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