Problem with water

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    Hi all

    I finished to print /assemble part and electronics
    All is ok and i tested boat on the water but i have a big problem :
    the water enters the boat by the axis of the propeller. I use waterproof bearings ..
    Can you help me
    Thanks a lot


    That is mine concern too, my boat is soon to be launched. Completing mechanical elements together I have noticed that bearings are generally moving quite easy on shaft. I think this could be glued on some sanitary silicone?

    AvatarUlf Raudberget

    Hello, I thought I had water intrusion through the shaft but when I tested it the bath tub there were no problem. In my case the hull wasn’t water tight so I had to paint it again. There’s shafts in the stl download with slightly larger diameter, you might try if that helps. Silicone paste might also be effective.


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