I need desk-clamp mount for Simucube wheelbase (no room for rig)

Those are wood screws, screwed from the top, right?

Another option is a through-hole to the wood, and a larger hole on the bottom side to house the head of a cap-head bolt.

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Just something we had lying around, think they are Ikea furniture screws and added a slug/washer. I was thinking of how to do it and yeah through-hole is another option but tried this first and it works fine so it was enough for me :grinning:

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Wondering if something like this would do the job.
https://fanatec.com/us-en/cockpits-mounting/clubsport-table-clamp-v2

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Andrew…

I believe the Fanatec desk-clamp will only accept their own WB’s as far as the mounting plate holes are concerned… I want the Simucube 2/Sport WB.

And, at ‘Race Department’ forums, I’m ‘5-Card-Major’ !! I see you there a lot! Always helpful…thx.

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Thanks, Joe! The obvious sometimes escapes me.

gheeD…

The fewer holes I have to drill, the better… I am NOT a handy guy around the house AT ALL… :frowning:

I feel you! I wasn’t very good at DIY stuff, at least not anything more advanced than Lego. But, during the last ten years I’ve done many things from wood and aluminum. Anything that requires a circular saw still frightens me, but maybe I’ll add a battery-operated one into my tool closet some day :slight_smile:

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Seems like someone made it work https://www.reddit.com/r/simracing/comments/87vvk2/osw_mounting_to_desk/
Could be cleaner solution than all these makeshift boards and clamps.

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RE// The desk pic from the Reddit post…
I’m not sure, but it looks like the bracket that is attached to the desk and that the WB holder is attached to is screwed/bolted into the desk. If that’s the case, then the attaching/removing of it will not be fast/easy. Looking at just that one pic makes it a bit hard to see… I requested the guy on that Reddit post to show a few more pics…

I use it every day with the Fanatec table mount and is perfect. My desk is made of solid wood (100kg) and is perfect

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That Sim-lab mount fits into existing holes as it seems, correct?

Yes, but it does not allow for very important (ergonomic) tilt adjustment, as the whole deck has that adjustment in Sim-Lab rigs.

Wrists will start to hurt with the wheel at 90 degree angle like that, unless you have a F1 laid-back seating position.

Thats why it is better to have an angle-adjustable mounting bracket.

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Whoa, the Simucube will attach to the Fanatec desk clamp mount!.. but cannot be tilted upward. I’m 6’3". If I slouch down in my desk chair my back starts hurting. Like what Gilda Radner used to say on the old SNL shows, …“It’s always something…”.

Magger… Thanks for the info/pic…

Mika… Is there such a beast?

And if it is angle-adjustable, and fits the Simucube 2/Sport, and does not need to be bolted/screwed to the desk, THEN… Heaven…

You will not be able to do angled with sim-lab mount but it will bolt to fanatec clamp as is.
But if you get different mount that allows angled mounting, like one in the video, you’d just need to drill extra holes in Fanatec clamp.
Or old Mige mount like this https://community.granitedevices.com/uploads/default/original/2X/9/925d317d0963231f4b4f851815e5b484b6be2551.jpeg

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So, the Mige mount which can change the angle, which fits the Simucube 2/Sport, does not line up with the mounting holes of the Fanatec desk clamp…ok. Thanks.

Where would I check to see if that Mige bracket is still available? As a noob, I have no idea what company makes/used to make those. Nothing came up in Google (DuckDuckGo) for me.

Which mount did you plan to get initially? Some vendors include motor mount and most are adjustable like that mige.
Just google “Simucube 2 mount” it will show you hundreds of options.
Where do you get Simucube from, check with vendor what he has to offer.
Tomo has one included for instance

And you can also flip side mounts so tabs look inside to decrease footprint.

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At first I assumed all the wheelbases’s had desk clamps. Some did but others’ had to be bolted through the desk.

I was considering the Fanatec belt-drive ClubSport 2.5. Then, I began looking at the DD SimXperience AccuForce for the WB, but they had no bracket to do a desk mount. And I found them slow to respond to my emails.

Still looking at the DD WB’s. At this point I’m leaning to the Simucube 2/Sport (one w/ least FF).