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Electrical
« on: January 07, 2014, 08:56:26 PM »
How many here locate relays in a sealed box?  This is what I am looking at doing to prevent moisture and dust problems.
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2014, 09:54:54 PM »
I put all I can in a box but not water tight but close anyway
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2014, 10:00:24 PM »
I have a plastic electrical box and a quick disconnect bulkhead connector to put in the side of the box.
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2014, 11:02:24 PM »
that should work
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2014, 05:44:47 AM »
I just try to locate them outside of potential wet zones.  Same with CPU, etc.  No sealed box on either.
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2014, 07:48:45 AM »
The computer is a marine unit so no problems there. 
Thanks for the replies guys.
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2014, 01:36:56 PM »
I don't normally take my car swimming........................................  ;D ;D 
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« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2014, 02:16:34 PM »
I don't normally take my car swimming........................................  ;D ;D

i always start out with this intention ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  but doesn't always seem to work out  rofl rofl  ;D ;D  rofl rofl
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2014, 02:55:56 PM »
I don't normally take my car swimming........................................  ;D ;D 
i always start out with this intention ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  but doesn't always seem to work out  rofl rofl  ;D ;D  rofl rofl

I think I'll wear life vest on next trip with you two.  And bring a fishing pole. 
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2014, 03:13:54 PM »
Honestly,I have not given thought to waterproofing/dust proofing  those things(in a box) since there is so many other things that are not. Probably should have given it thought though. Hmmmmmmmm..................
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2014, 04:51:32 PM »
The article at Outfront discuss a pin hole in the relay and dust problems.  We have a river area we run in and while I dont plan on running in the water sometimes you make a wrong turn and hit some kind of like LS.  Like most all of the rest of this build probably overthought.
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2014, 07:32:01 PM »
Not overkill at all IMO. I run sealed switches from K4 and use liquid electric sealer on things like relays. Works pretty well.
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2014, 07:33:17 PM »
i have my in sealed box & conputer rapped in foam , never had any trouble  ???
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2014, 07:55:57 PM »
I have the same switches
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Re: Electrical
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2014, 09:31:25 PM »
I think I'll wear life vest on next trip with you two.  And bring a fishing pole.

 rofl rofl and I watched you clip the edge of the pond enemy was cruising through  rofl rofl

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