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Fielder

Budget controls stand $30.

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Second half of video shows the RIDGID Flip Top Portable Work Support used here as a racing wheel controller stand. Based on the video I bought one (for a wheel in the living room in front of PS4 console). It works well. Also I'm using for a cheap Thrustmaster HOTAS, namely the Tflight in the living room for a laptop running  FSX.

 

I have better permanently mounted controllers and stands in the PC desktop room but use this for casual living room game playing.

 

The Rigid stand is only $30. Weighs 8.6 pounds is 7.5 x21 inches on the top shelf. It folds for storage and the top shelf locks vertically for storage.

 

There are 2 hooks on the side of the stand from which you can hang weights (e.g. barbell weights) to make it more stable, that's what the hooks were designed for.

 

Or the four feet have slightly tapered rubber feet, tops of the rubber feet will fit part way into 1" holes in barbell weights. Or the whole rubber feet into a 2" hole barbell weight. Or just remove the rubber feet caps and the metal legs will fit all the way down 1" holes.

 

However, the stand is reasonably stable without using any weight at all and most people would not use weights.

 

Not the best but cheap and it stores away easily.

 

Home Depot number Model # AC9934 Internet #100618242 Store SKU #379422

https://www.homedepot.com/p/RIDGID-Flip-Top-Portable-Work-Support-AC9934/100618242

 

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Budget pedal modification (for car racing brakes and flying pedal footbrakes).

LOWES HARDWARE CHAINSTORE ONLINE: (right now MemoricalDay Holliday Lowes is shipping free all orders. no matter how small).

Item # 310995 Model # 4118395L

Waxman Heavy Duty Gripper Anti-Skid 4-Pack 1-1/2-in Brown Plastic Pads

$3.78 for four.

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Waxman-Heavy-Duty-Gripper-Anti-Skid-4-Pack-1-1-2-in-Brown-Plastic-Pads/1000330479

 

Amazon 3/4 inch brown pyramid squares furniture protectors (you want the 3/4"-19mm not the 1/2"-12mm size). $3.50 for 12.

Shepherd Hardware 9564 3/4-Inch SurfaceGard Brown Adhesive Bumper Pads, 12-Pack

https://www.amazon.com/Shepherd-Hardware-9565-SurfaceGard-Transparent/dp/B000BO759E/ref=sr_1_9?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1527227043&sr=1-9&keywords=vinyl%2Bpad&th=1

Also True Value Hardware sells the same type of squares #52728.

 

 

 

 

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I clamp the driving wheel to the top of stand.

But for the Thrustmaster  HOTAS I just  use strong Industrial Strength Velcro on the bottom of the controllers (stick, throttle).

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