Cockpit

* User Profile

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Who's Online

  • *Users: 0
  • *Guests: 12
  • *Total: 12

Our Discord

Author Topic: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges  (Read 2821 times)

Offline csp

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 6
  • customsimparts.com
  • First Name: Tom
  • Home Location: Wood Dale IL
B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« on: July 04, 2016, 10:32:07 PM »
Hello,
I am new to this forum but have been involved in 737 simulator project for many years.
Recently me and my friend "engineered" our own MIP and Overhead gauges which I would like to present here.
Instruments are driven by standard digital RC servos.
5V integrated backlight is powered directly from the servo controller port through a splitter cable.
Custom design and modifications also possible.

If interested in buying please visit my website: http://www.customsimparts.com/

YouTube video here: https://youtu.be/AGP1ec8PAO4

Questions: customsimparts@gmail.com

Regards
Tom











« Last Edit: July 05, 2016, 08:33:55 AM by csp »

Offline csp

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 6
  • customsimparts.com
  • First Name: Tom
  • Home Location: Wood Dale IL
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2016, 07:45:11 PM »
My website is online now.
Please direct your questions through: http://www.customsimparts.com/
Regards
Tom

Offline csp

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 6
  • customsimparts.com
  • First Name: Tom
  • Home Location: Wood Dale IL
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 09:50:04 PM »
Yaw Damper gauge is available:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LN4uAUDGQ0


Regards
Tom

Offline Trevor Hale

  • Administrator
  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 3,790
    • Cockpitbuilders.com
  • First Name: Trevor
  • Home Location: New Liskeard, Ontario
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2016, 08:21:09 AM »
Hi Tom, Nice to have you here... 

Good luck with your new products.

Trev
Trevor Hale

Owner
http://www.cockpitbuilders.com

Director of Operations
Worldflight Team USA
http://www.worldflightusa.com

VATSIM:

Offline Caflyt

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 283
  • Private Pilot/ 737ng cockpit builder
  • First Name: Craig
  • Home Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2016, 12:13:55 PM »
 Just my two cents.
I have one of these gauges (brake pressure) and I am very happy with it. He actually worked with me to adjust the hole dimensions and mounting layout so that it fits my Simworld MIP.

 Very easy to set up in prosim and very simple to get working within minutes.

Craig
« Last Edit: October 26, 2016, 12:17:32 PM by Caflyt »

Offline 737man

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 167
  • Cockpit Builder
  • First Name: Lance
  • Home Location: CA, USA
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2016, 06:36:54 PM »
Great Product....Tom is a very good guy. :)

Offline navymustang

  • Simulation Engineer
  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 489
  • Building a 737-800 full scale cockpit
  • First Name: Jim
  • Home Location: KMCO
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2016, 08:51:07 AM »
OK, my two cents worth.  Why do folks build gauges that don't fit the existing hole or panel space that the real gauge occupies. It makes building scale cockpits so difficult.
If fact, if the real gauge is round and you can use a standard aircraft panel clamp, why not design the replacement gauge that way so you can easily add or remove the gauge for maintenance?

Building a full scale 737-800 AATD for home use. Majority of hardware is from Sismo Solutions, software is Prosim under P3D. An AOPA member and LifeTime member of National Association of Flight Instructors
Please note that I am a self-employed professional cockpit builder that provides consulting to defense contractors and civilian schools and airlines.

Offline csp

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 6
  • customsimparts.com
  • First Name: Tom
  • Home Location: Wood Dale IL
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2016, 04:46:45 PM »
Hello,

Yes, it is possible. I actually tried that...and abandoned the design.
Believe me or not building a gauge in the form of a cylinder which diameter is only slightly bigger than the opening is way more difficult to manufacture which would translate to a higher price.


https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzqB0rYZ9TnVWkpJZldMMzA2dU0/view?usp=sharing

Regards
Tom
« Last Edit: November 25, 2016, 04:59:40 PM by csp »

Offline csp

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 6
  • customsimparts.com
  • First Name: Tom
  • Home Location: Wood Dale IL
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2016, 04:57:40 PM »
Dual Flaps gauge is now available.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg_bWIbP80w

Regards
Tom

Offline csp

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 6
  • customsimparts.com
  • First Name: Tom
  • Home Location: Wood Dale IL
Re: B737 MIP and Overhead gauges
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2018, 10:25:31 AM »

 

FlightSimExpo 2019

FsExpo

COUNTDOWN TO WF2019


WORLDFLIGHT TEAM USA

Will Depart in...

Recent Posts

Flight Scoring Platforms....
by FredK
[Today at 09:52:52 AM]
SALE! Airbus A320 trainer, located near Gatwick UK
by nic
[March 21, 2019, 09:35:58 PM]
Help with wiring up FDS map light
by Skysurfer170
[March 21, 2019, 02:36:03 PM]
Complete 737-800 cockpit - moving sale
by navymustang
[March 21, 2019, 09:38:45 AM]
Boeing 737-800 Next Generation Simulator
by blueskydriver
[March 21, 2019, 07:42:41 AM]
Great US switch supplier
by Bob Reed
[March 20, 2019, 09:21:11 PM]
Great video on a Caravelle project
by Lomaric
[March 20, 2019, 06:10:00 PM]
Holy Grail ?
by bernard S
[March 20, 2019, 06:05:06 PM]
Join me on Vatsim Tonight
by Trevor Hale
[March 20, 2019, 09:08:36 AM]
737 MAX
by FredK
[March 19, 2019, 11:07:27 PM]
Sim Speaker System in a small package...
by sagrada737
[March 19, 2019, 01:32:30 PM]
Prosim and RSP TQ interfacing
by jfuenmayor
[March 18, 2019, 02:04:20 PM]
OEM 737 classic liners for sale
by Gallie
[March 18, 2019, 09:54:39 AM]
B737-200 throttle quadrant for sale
by Gallie
[March 18, 2019, 08:56:25 AM]
What have you done for your simulator today?
by 757Simulator
[March 18, 2019, 04:20:49 AM]
JetMax TQ for Sale...
by sagrada737
[March 16, 2019, 02:57:19 PM]
Revolution Simproducts V2.0 Plug & Play Throttle help
by jfuenmayor
[March 14, 2019, 10:13:05 PM]
Attention All Members and Guests
by Trevor Hale
[March 13, 2019, 06:25:07 PM]
Creality CR-10S 3d printer.
by sagrada737
[March 12, 2019, 07:57:11 PM]
CPFlight EFIS737Pro2
by Lomaric
[March 11, 2019, 05:18:20 PM]
Homebuilt seats and a question
by Trevor Hale
[March 11, 2019, 01:32:17 PM]
777 Throttle - sold
by mattking247
[March 10, 2019, 07:13:29 PM]
General Aiation FLIGHT GEAR, For sale
by fairchild
[March 10, 2019, 05:17:41 PM]
I HAD an idea for an inexpensive B737 cockpit - Not so inexpensive now!
by bernard S
[March 10, 2019, 01:03:02 PM]
B737 Heads Up Guidance Systems (HUD)
by navymustang
[March 10, 2019, 12:48:09 PM]
JetMax components for sale - ALL SOLD
by 737SimGuy
[March 08, 2019, 02:41:41 PM]
Open Cockpits P&P MCP/EFIS/FMC for Sale - NEW in USA
by Fabian
[March 07, 2019, 12:21:17 AM]
CPFLIGHT GEAR FOR SALE
by ivanroberts77
[March 06, 2019, 10:46:27 AM]
OEM AFDS Module 737-NG
by Reensel
[March 05, 2019, 03:59:47 PM]
737 Demonstrator For Sale
by mattford1
[March 05, 2019, 03:16:30 PM]