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    Post  willte Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:37 am

    I have been trying this out where the control rod exits the brass tube I fitted heat shrink tube to it the rod slips through with no problem a little c a on the brass tube to secure and try to blow through it no chance. I might be mad but I might try it on the shafts
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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 Fri Jan 24, 2014 11:18 am

    Hi, Try silicon tube thats what I always use works very well.
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    Post  willte Fri Jan 24, 2014 11:40 am

    I have used it on krick U-boat its there way of sealing the plastic control cable
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:33 am

    Alf Blake used the plastic snake control rods, and he would cut the outer cove, then he placed two small "O" rings out of a gas lighter onto the inner rod, he then left a gap of 5mm, between the "O" rings, covered the outer and the gap area with heat shrink. there by fixing the "O" with the heat shrink. the inner rod can still move and the water is stopped by the "O" rinds.


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