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Old 04-30-2005, 12:56 AM   #1
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Here is a link to an electric r/c that goes completely under water and still runs. I am trying to find out how to do this and do it right.
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Old 04-30-2005, 07:47 AM   #2
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DC motors and batteries work fine under water, the LRP quantum2 speed control is supposed to work under water, use a good servo with orings seals around the case and output shaft, then seal it with silicone. The receiver can be put inside a rubber ballon and tighten and seal the end with the wires and antenna with silicone.
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I would email the guy that posted that movie. That looked to me like a kyosho type kit car. Back in the day I remember that those type of cars had a hard plastic tub type chassis. All of the electronics were inside of it. SO it would be very easy to seal that type of vehicle.
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the green car in the video is a http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/ite...oduct-id=58324 which has a partially sealed radio box. then i bet they balloned the reciver and sealed the servo, just to be safe.
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and for the rock climber...they have special ball links or something..and suspension for it to have ALOT of suspension travel
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what about the motor? how is it sealed up?
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Old 05-11-2005, 08:38 AM   #7
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you dont need to seal the motor. you should be careful of rust tho.
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