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    Is the Coron DS-238MG Servo Waterproof?

    Is the Corona ds-238mg servo waterproof?
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    I would pm airmaxx

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    Ok I did that but why did you think I should do that?
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    ^dont worry about that^ I just realized airmaxx has that servo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hammertron2000 View Post
    ^dont worry about that^ I just realized airmaxx has that servo.
    It is not waterproof but you can use any method you want to do it.
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    how do I waterproof it?
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    Whatever it is I just typed... could be wrong.

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    I haven't waterproofed a servo in a long time, I used to fill them with dielectric grease and it always worked. I'll probably combine a couple of different methods when I do the servo in my winter MERV.
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    Would the corona ds-238mg servo still work if it just got splashed with water or went through a puddle without full submerging it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hammertron2000 View Post
    Would the corona ds-238mg servo still work if it just got splashed with water or went through a puddle without full submerging it?
    It would probably be fine but it's a risk you'll have to decide to take on your own. Personally, I wouldn't worry about it too much since they are only $8 to replace.
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    What's your preferred way of water proofing it then?
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    I use silicone window sealant to put a bead around the seams of the case. You can use any kind of silicone, I just prefer something on the heavy duty end. Then a good sized glob of real thick grease (axle bearing grease is good) on/around the servo splines. It's easily removable if you decide you dont like it for some reason or need to swap out gear sets.

    If you dont mind opening up the servo then airmaxx's way would work great and be invisable. Just be sure the grease is non conductive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMajekalBum View Post
    I use silicone window sealant to put a bead around the seams of the case. You can use any kind of silicone, I just prefer something on the heavy duty end. Then a good sized glob of real thick grease (axle bearing grease is good) on/around the servo splines. It's easily removable if you decide you dont like it for some reason or need to swap out gear sets.

    If you dont mind opening up the servo then airmaxx's way would work great and be invisable. Just be sure the grease is non conductive.
    Dielectric grease has always worked great for me and that's probably what I'll use this time around as well.
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