Waterproofing water resistant lights

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by Lien Sdrawde, 28 Jan 2018.

  1. Banjo

    Banjo Fuelled with Jelly Babies

    South Wales
    I have a set of what look like identical front lights to those on my commuter/utility bike. Havent done anything to them and they still work after a couple of years of all weather riding.

    Theres a rubber o ring seal under the battery compartment lid .
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  2. glasgowcyclist

    glasgowcyclist Charming but somewhat feckless

    You could apply vaseline to the threads.
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  3. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    Vaseline or lanoline, even more waterproof.
  4. Tangoup51

    Tangoup51 Well-Known Member

    I mean, if you need something water proof over water resistant then I'd suggest looking for diving torches :angel:
  5. Supersuperleeds

    Supersuperleeds Guru

    Vaseline around the seals and cling film over the whole light (apart from the lens)
  6. cyberknight

    cyberknight As long as I breathe, I attack.

    Land of confusion
    Me too , apart from taking the lens off to get water out but were taking full on storm driven downpours
  7. furball

    furball Veteran

    Clingfilm works. Just change it when it gets tatty.
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