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Old 10-30-2008, 06:54 PM   #1
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Cool Waterproof!!!

how would i waterproof a nitro rustler??? Tell me all the stuff i need to waterproof a nitro rustler.
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Old 10-30-2008, 06:59 PM   #2
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Keep it away from water....j/k

Best thing to do is wrap the electronics in balloons and seal it with some silicone or shoe goo. How much water are you trying to introduce to your Rustler? Perhaps you should get a boat instead?
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We have been racing in the UK on astroturf... relentless rain and standing water...


Condoms are your friend for the reciever and the battery. Sillicon grease is your friend for the servos. Unscrew the plate at the bottom of the servos case and run a little sealent of your choice round the inside edge to make a seal.

Then make sure you fill the lead hole into your tray with something to seal just in case... grease the top of servos where the splines stick out... oil the OUTSIDE filter on your air filter, try a waterproof filter but i have always found they strangle the engine... Do what you can to protect that filter.

Also a dose of luck... can't guaruntee still...









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wrap your receiver up nice and tight and follow those steps for the servo

ive ran my rc10gt in mud and water with out doing anything except the receiver was in a RPM box and it did fine i just let it sit and dry for a couple days..
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im thinking of using plasti dip but don't know what to use it on?
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The one to look out for is condensation and water making it's way into servos/reciever. All problems i have ever had have come from not drying them out properly afterwards sowhere warm and dry - a boiler room in a house for example (What we Call an airing cupboard in the UK.).

Make sure you take the bottom of the case of of servos when you do dry them, that's where the circuit board is and where moisture collects and ruins your day later...
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