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Make: Volume 44 by Jason Babler

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FLYING OVER OPEN WATER IS EXCITING, BUT A GOOD DAY of R/C fun can be ruined by even a relatively small puddle. Fortunately, you can protect your electronics investment from a dunk with a few readily available products.

PLANNING YOUR APPROACH

The majority of what we do at Flite Test involves radio-controlled airplanes or multirotors, so the components we want to treat include transmitters, receivers, electronic speed controllers (ESCs), servos, and flight control boards. For most of these, a petroleum-based hydrophobic agent such as CorrosionX applied liberally will be sufficient to protect against incidental exposure to moisture, ...

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