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Old 10-03-2004, 04:36 PM   #16
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Originally posted by fatdoggy
Guys when you break-in brushes you DO NOT submerge the whole motor, just the endbell. If you drop the whole motor in you will kill the comm and brushes in a matter of seconds, to the point where the motor will stop running.
When I was racing in the early 80's, you submerged the whole motor in water. It broke-in the brushes quickly and very well. Of course, this was in the day of closed endbell motors.
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Old 10-03-2004, 04:46 PM   #17
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I use electric-tape (not sure what the correct term is, but its the rubbery kind)
you got it right, most people call it electrical tape or just black tape. best stuff I have ever found is made by Scotch, super 33+. I have used it to tape the hatches onto my boats and it works great.
Brushes? We don't need no stinking brushes!!!
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