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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2012 7:26 am 
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Saw a product yesterday using nano tech to waterproof any electronic device
The real deal was to see a I phone placed under several feet of water and left there for hours the phone was on the entire time
the phone never missed a beat the cost is about $60.00 which is a lot less than a new mobil phone
This could be a new age in hobie safety with the ability to call help if needed
My VHF radio is great however a waterproff I phone 4s would be better most of the time
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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2012 10:11 am 
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was it Liquipel? looks interesting....

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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2012 1:41 pm 
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The aviation industry uses a product called carbon-X. They spray down all their electronic boards before they put the covers on. They also use it extensively for spaying servos, ECS's, and receivers in the word of R/C. You would have to find a way to get it into the phone.

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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2012 6:33 pm 
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Very interested in this as I just downloaded some apps to record speed and GPS stuff's..


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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 7:54 am 
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I would be skeptical of "spray on magic". I don't know about other phones, but my iPhone has a headphone plug, volume button and silence switch, not to mention the USB data plug, none of which are waterproof; I can't imagine a spray product would let these remain operational...

I love my Eco Box:
http://www.amazon.com/Grace-Digital-GDI-AQSCE103-Waterproof-Floating/dp/B0040NPHQ0/ref=pd_bxgy_e_img_b

This is waterproof, can carry a phone and wallet, etc. and it plays tunes from a set of AA batteries. :-)

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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 12:38 pm 
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Look into the Casio G'Zone from Verizon. It's an Android smart phone designed for US army specs. It's got guerilla glass for a screen, it's drop proof, and waterproof.

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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 2:43 pm 
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I use a LifeProof case (http://www.lifeproof.com/) for my iPhone. It's completely water, dust, & shock proof, and they even make an armband and headphone adapters for it. I've had it underwater countless times with no problems.

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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 4:09 pm 
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this is not a case or cover of any kind the device is dipped in a nano particle liquid and the device is covered on a nano atomic layer


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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 4:50 pm 
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gary eudy wrote:
this is not a case or cover of any kind the device is dipped in a nano particle liquid and the device is covered on a nano atomic layer


Turbo Encabulator?


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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 5:00 pm 
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several great cases out there for iphones.
http://usstore.aquapac.net/explore-product-range/waterproof-phone-cases.html
http://store.drycase.com/DryCASE-Waterproof-phone-camera-and-music-player-p/dc-13.htm


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 5:28 am 
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Lost@sea wrote:
Look into the Casio G'Zone from Verizon. It's an Android smart phone designed for US army specs. It's got guerilla glass for a screen, it's drop proof, and waterproof.



+1

I have the Casio Commando (smart phone), and have owned the older versions as well. These phones are great. Water, dust and drop proof. I routinely go wading while fishing with my phone in my pocket. Once won $20 in a bet that I wouldn't drop my phone from shoulder height onto a concrete floor. The case is a little scuffed up, but that's it. My only complaints are that the gorilla glass makes the touch screen less sensitive, and it's slower than comperable smart phones. It's a great phone for anyone who needs a tough, durable phone.


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