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#1 KirkD

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 03:17 PM

I was just curious if there was a way to prevent corrosion? Does anyone put any thing on the screws? Is there a good way to clean it off? Also, I just recently did my first much diving and man, there is sand in every grove. Any recommendations on how to handle this?

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#2 blibecap

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 04:45 PM

I use this product to prevent corrosion. http://www.tefgel.co...am=tefgel_infor
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Posted 01 January 2013 - 02:16 PM

We use Lanacote on the screws for both housings and tripods (Per xIT instructions) but tefgel also works great. Make sure you have a good sacrificial anode on the housing.
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#4 JackConnick

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:36 PM

Here's a link to my blog article on o-ring maintenance. If you can take a milk jug of water to your dives and rinse immediately, it can really help.
Underwater Camera Floods: Avoiding the High Water Mark

Edited by JackConnick, 02 January 2013 - 08:21 AM.

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#5 KirkD

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:11 PM

Here's a link to my blog article on o-ring maintenance. If you can take a milk jug of water to your dives and rinse immediately, it can really help.
Underwater Camera Floods: Avoiding the High Water Mark


http://opticalocean....iding-high.html

Edited by KirkD, 01 January 2013 - 08:17 PM.