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Old    FJK (ship_of_fools)      Join Date: Sep 2007       11-14-2009, 9:43 PM Reply   
I noticed some of the installations of the EQ's have the faceplates and knobs protruding past the dash.

How well do they hold up to rain and other water?

I thought about trying to mount mine where I can slide it back under the dash when not in use.
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       11-14-2009, 10:49 PM Reply   
Not at all if they are built like my old Soundstream EQ. That said my old EQ went through a rainstorm at Shasta and got soaked. I had to pull it out, pull the top, then dry it with a hair dryer before it would work. Continued working for 2 years.
Old    Johnny Neves (johnny_jr)      Join Date: Mar 2006       11-16-2009, 2:28 PM Reply   
Those EQs will take a good lick'n and keep on tick'n. As long as they are not out in the rain all the time.

But there is always a chance that 1st time it gets wet, it quits on you.
Old    WakeMikey (wakemikey)      Join Date: Mar 2008       11-16-2009, 3:49 PM Reply   
That would be the one you sent to me, right Mike?! :-) haha that is awesome! I accidentally shorted it out trying to mount it with a long screw and pierced a capacitor. Oops! Now I have the EQS746 too. Thanks though!!!

It had bare circuitboards inside the box and should not get wet. Only $50 though...
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       11-16-2009, 10:38 PM Reply   
WakeMikey,

You have my second one, it was the nicer of the two. I thought the first EQ was bad and bought another one but my problem was something else. I still have the first one in a box somewhere. Too bad you didn't PM me, I would have sent you the other one FREE!
Old    WakeMikey (wakemikey)      Join Date: Mar 2008       11-17-2009, 11:38 AM Reply   
Doh! lol!
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       11-18-2009, 7:50 AM Reply   
I got a little water on mine and it started making funny noises. I pulled it. They are cheap to replace.

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