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From: "Helter" <helter-at-worldofnothing.com>
Subject: RE: wet motors
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 12:21:31 -0400
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Mind sharing some of those sites with us? 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tanks-admin-at-rctankcombat.com 
> [mailto:tanks-admin-at-rctankcombat.com] On Behalf Of Nick Hoke
> Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 11:39 AM
> To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
> Subject: wet motors
> 
> If you soak the motors in WD-40 first will they still rust if 
> exposed to water?
> 
> There are a lot of warship modeling clubs around where the 
> players/hobbyists shoot at each others' warships (several 
> feet long scale models) with bb guns in the ship's turrets. 
> They make their hulls intentionally thin so enough rounds in 
> the right places will sink a ship, I guess the game is no fun 
> if there's not boats sinking. I've looked at the websites and 
> it seems that water damage to the electronics inside is no 
> big deal, they just patch the hulls, get out a hair dryer to 
> dry the inside, and send them back out into battle.
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> N!ck
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: tanks-admin-at-rctankcombat.com
> [mailto:tanks-admin-at-rctankcombat.com]On Behalf Of Will Montgomery
> Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 6:20 PM
> To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
> Subject: Re: fording depth
> 
> 
> As long as it's fresh water  it will cause no problems . It 
> will just slow down the motors down a little bit. Run a motor 
> under is a good my to clean out the carbon from the brushes.
> 
> Will
> 
> paul.2.needham-at-btconnect.com wrote:
> 
> > Hi all
> >
> > Am I right in thinking the motors in my KCM,s [ or any 
> electric motor 
> > ] will work ok briefly underwater ie fording a puddle as long as I 
> > keep the rest of the electrics excluding the drive battery 
> above the 
> > water line ?
> >
> > So say battery + motors below mudguards , rest of electrics 
> above mud 
> > guards , means fording depth is up to mud guards ?
> >
> > regards Paul , not wanting to have to rescue a heavy and 
> wet tank form 
> > a small lake Needham
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