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Old 02-17-2006, 11:09 PM   #1
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is it possable too water proof your steering servo and the thottal servo?
if the is plz tell me
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Old 02-18-2006, 08:08 AM   #2
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you really can't make your servo water proof - you can make it water resistant. Most high quality servos have an o ring where the case splits at the top and the bottom. Along with that, put some electrical tape around the case where they join together.

Most servos can get water and/or fuel on them with out malfunctioning, actually having them submerged in water is not how these were designed to work.
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Do you wish to know for running purposes or cleaning purposes? Electronics can get water on them and still be fine if they are turned off. Once they get power if they are still wet they can malfunction. To seal up your reciever. Place it in a balloon and run the wires out the opening. Then fill the opening with silicone of some sort of filler that will keep it nice and h20 tight. I wouldn't water down your truck though just because the servo is very hard to keep water tight. Instead I would use denatured alchahol, an air compressor, and a airbrush. You can clean your car with the flow of air and denatured alchohol easily and it will dry off much faster then water will. Once its clean dry it with the air brush.
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Old 02-18-2006, 10:20 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Southpark8969
is it possable too water proof your steering servo and the thottal servo?
if the is plz tell me
I would be worried about different stuff that servos if you want to run IN water.

cleaning should be fine. I use windex and air compressor to clean though.
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