Quick Tips - Button Labeling - Sim Racing


Shaun Cole On March 4, 2015
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Quick Tips is a new segment on the Simpit.  In each episode we will have a very simple tips to solve common sim racing problems.

In this episode we give you  tip on how to temporarily or permanently label your steering wheel controls or your button boxes.  This can be useful when figuring out a new layout prior to making permanent labels.

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Ray Bernard On 2015-05-11 06:39:54
Ray Bernard

Shaun, one thing I have found that helps on my sim rig where I have little room for a mouse and mouse pad is to use a roller ball mouse mounted on a Pedestal mount. I put it behind and outboard of my shifter enough I dont grab it shifting gears and it is always handy. Works for me!

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Tim Chitwood On 2015-03-11 15:58:10
Tim Chitwood

I have always used plastic, but bought some paper and then I tape it in place with Scotch tape. Easier to install and remove. Still use plastic for the ones I know I am keeping... smile

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Shaun Cole On 2015-03-05 17:17:02
Shaun Cole

Tim I have also used printed labels like that.  It is important to buy high quality ones, because sometimes the paper ones tear when removing and will leave the paper mark behind.  Quality paper labels will go a long way on that.

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Tim Chitwood On 2015-03-04 19:11:47
Tim Chitwood

I bought a nice new Dymo printer a while ago so I could label my two button boxes and all. Really like the paper labels compared to the plastic now. 

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