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Now the weather's really closing in, what do skirmish day & milsimers do to water proof there radios ??

 

I'm thinking a sealable plastic bag with holes for antenna & pin connectors into the radio then tape around the holes

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I've seen two condoms being used to waterproof a mobile phone. First one goes over the botto, and tied in a knot at the top. Second goes over the top and died in a knot at the bottom. Obviously you probably won't want to run about with condoms on your gear but it's an option if it really is bad rain lol

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used to use condoms on the bridge mics on the submarines, officer of the watch hated it especially as the mics were nicknamed donkey's dicks! :D

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And here was me thinking condoms were good for stopping pregnancy, carrying water & putting over a rifle muzzle lol certainly something to think about but as above, I need to incorporate the antenna & headset pin connector

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Yep :) might have to get the flavoured ones so they don't smell of condom lol

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Get extra large ribbed black condoms, give you some grip when stretched over the RIF and black is so much more tactical than glow in the dark ones :)

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I think shafting the enemy with my rifle is a big no no but thanks for heads up :)

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I need it at hand though so I can get to the buttons

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Just set the frequency, lock the keyboard and get yourself a decent radio pouch.

Your headset and PTT will probably die first.

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Last time I played in the rain, my radio gave out first lol

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You can also get leatherette cases for BaoFeng which keeps some of the weather out. Put that inside the pouch and it should be protected.

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You can also get leatherette cases for BaoFeng which keeps some of the weather out. Put that inside the pouch and it should be protected.

 

Ahh cool, cheers baz :) much appreciated

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am sure there are water proof ones on the market. There a lot of water proof vhf radios. I'd imagin some makes one u could use. (Not a vhf obvs)

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