waterproofing a centech fuse bock?

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waterproofing a centech fuse bock?

Postby dkeierleber » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:11 am

More general than an airhead question but has anybody tried to waterproof a Centech fuse block? I made my own fuse block for the 1200 but I'd like to go off-the-shelf and just throw something in for the R100GS. I was thinking a DIY plastic cover for the back with neoprene gasket then just fill the box with dielectric grease. Thoughts?

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Re: waterproofing a centech fuse bock?

Postby IanB » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:25 pm

The only person I know who has done anything like that put the components in a plastic food box from Sainsbury's. Cable inlet holes fitted with grommets and heat seal/self-amalgamating tape. It wasn't elegant, but it certainly worked well.
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Re: waterproofing a centech fuse bock?

Postby Quzzy » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:48 pm

Have a look at marine application fuse boxes.
Ive used them in kit cars and boats.
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Re: waterproofing a centech fuse bock?

Postby SteveD » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:50 pm

I'm not sure I'd bother too much trying to make something waterproof when on ebay they can be had for <$10 delivered.
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Re: waterproofing a centech fuse bock?

Postby andyb » Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:23 pm

My solution for an alarm on my R100R was to mount it in a plastic tuoperware dish mounted upside down under the rack. The dish keeps the water off but because it has nothing below, it is well ventilated so no condensation. Maybe something similar would work, ie keep the water off but allow ventilation.
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Re: waterproofing a centech fuse bock?

Postby dkeierleber » Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:18 pm

Already have the Centech. I had come to the same conclusion about mounting in a box and have one ordered that should be a perfect size. Will also check e-bay for those 10 dollar solutions.


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