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    More waterproof e revo?

    HellooO!

    Is there a way to make the e revo(brushless) more waterproof without changing the motor? I want to use it in snow and rain, and ive heard that the mamba monster is not that happy about it. True? I got the chassis schroud, but is that enough? Its not necessary to make it 100 % waterproof, cuz im not gonna use it like a boat, but drivin in snow or rain (specially snow) would be funny i quess!

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    the motor is not the issue, the ESC is.. the cover is a good option, but JMHO still taking a chance of getting melted snow under the cover. I have a cover & use it to keep things easier to clean up...

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    Yep, MM2 is the way to go if you want to play in snow. I have both the outerwears and the MM2, so i should be fine. But last winter i only had the shroud with the standard MM, and went fine too, just be a little carefull.

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    another option, or some pep use Plasti Dip. You can & will void any warranty tho..


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    Okaii! So i have to buy the mamba monster 2 to be safe. Thats expensive! Thanks for reply

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    Ive heard the main reason MM2`s are sold "waterproof" is because they soak their board in Cx.

    Id like to know if thats true.
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    Ive heard the main reason MM2`s are sold "waterproof" is because they soak their board in Cx.

    Id like to know if thats true.
    To SUMMIT up, its my coolest RC.

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    neverwet.... i sprayed myself with that and now i never have to take a shower!! (not true) but i have heard/seen that stuff being used and seems pretty interesting... i'm trying to find my first thing to 'experiement' with it

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    I bought some never wet and im pretty sure it will water proof anything with a smooth surface, I would not use it on an esc as it would be near impossible to get in every single crack, hole, etc.

    Ive sparayed shoes and boots and I walk in water and the water just runs right off, ss long as its not deeper than the shoe.

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    I waterproofed an Axial esc by taking the cover off and coating everything with liquid electric tape. I hear it works better than plasti-dip, but it seems like the same thing. The never wet doesn't hold up to vibrations or getting scuffed as much from what I have heard. I take my truck into creeks when crawling.

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    I have to wonder if spraying something like RainX one the chassis shroud would help keep water out? It's very hydrophobic and water should just roll off of the material. I even thought of spraying everything I could with it, but I really don't ever run in or around water so it was just a thought.
    Sure it'll work, watch this

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    I thought the Outerwears came already with something like that sprayed on.

    The MM2 ESCs are not soaked into Corrosion X but are just threaded with some industry standard electronics waterproofing resin. We also have this stuff at work and it works quite well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WesleyK View Post
    I thought the Outerwears came already with something like that sprayed on.
    You may be right, I really don't know. The thought just crossed my mind.
    Sure it'll work, watch this

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