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surrender
03-26-2012, 12:02 PM
looking for switches for my dash on my console. cant really mount them out of the weather. may build a little box with a cover to protect them but have not had luck with anything off the shelf. any suggestions?


mwardncsu
03-26-2012, 01:19 PM
Carling Contura switches are IP68-rated - of course you need a gasket or water tight panel to keep water from getting under them into whatever, but the switches themselves are rated properly.

Or toggle switches with "boots"?

BeachTyme
03-26-2012, 01:46 PM
Blue Sea

http://www.bluesea.com/category/105/84


fly186
03-26-2012, 01:47 PM
Blue Sea x2

Bayfly
03-26-2012, 05:58 PM
Mine have been on my CC console for over 12 years now, and they get soaped and rinsed with each trip and no problems!:thumbsup:



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