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Old 03-06-2013, 05:50 PM   #5
Twilight Error
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Originally Posted by Canuman View Post
I have a buddy who's now over 50 and has been wearing a pump since there were pumps. One thing he's told me is that whatever waterproofing/ruggedizing solution you use, be very careful not to crimp the tubing. He had a rather nasty incident where his tubing was crimped and he didn't know it.

Also be careful of anything that will trap too much heat.
A pelican case could be set up with a QD bulkhead fitting of some sort, that would solve the tube issue. Heat buildup, I dunno - how hot do they get and is there a recommended max operating temperature?
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