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Securing the lids


(Etienne Demers) #1

Hi guys,

It would be nice if there were tapped holes in the enclosures so the lids/domes would be held down with more than just negative pressure.

Just four would do. Then have a couple more tapped holes on the lids to help pull out.

I realize this may not be practical for the acrylic enclosures, maybe some outside rods from lid to lid on the winged parts?

Cheers,
E.


(Svein H.) #2


I secured it this way.


(Etienne Demers) #3

Nice one, I like the wing nuts.

Are these the same brackets as what is used on the 4inch enclosure?


(Heinz) #4

this is what I had to do after my end caps expanded and water got in


(Etienne Demers) #5

I like the black housing. What is the port hole for?


(Svein H.) #6

i have replaced the wingnuts with some modified Gopro nuts, easier to operate.


(Heinz) #7

strobe light


#8

Must admit that I am not a fan of just relying on pressure to keep everything shut.


(Matt) #9

On the topic of your strobe light, what did you use to seal up the hole?
Have you got that light set to activate on surface or at night etc?
Thats a nice mod by the way.


(Heinz) #10

There was no hole. The strobe is inside the acrylic and shines right through.


(Matt) #11

Oh … i thought that was an Aluminium Enclosure. Is that just an acrylic tube with some sort of black sleeve on it?


(Heinz) #12

yep thats it


(Michael Woodman) #13

Just a quick suggestion for your product development - addition of 2 M3 tapped holes at the ends of the tubes. Just adds a little piece of mind when working in shallow water.