A&P How much moisture can a rebel XT take?

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  1. Paul Revere

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    Just curious. How much can a rebel XT take before it ruins the finish? Soaking wet? contact sweat?

    Please respond
     
  2. 198512A

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    I had mine in the rain on the 4th of July. It got pretty wet, but I was constantly wiping it down.
     
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    you're worried about the finish? did you not care that the electronics inside could be ruined by water?
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    Lots of people use XT's for astrophotography. During which the camera routinely sits outside for several hours collecting dew and in winter months, frost and I've heard of no problems.
     
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    I have an XSi though but when I took it to Hawaii, I got too close to the water on the beach and water splashed on it. It worked right after and still does now.
     
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    That is not a pro camera with seals as I recall. I am a Nikon man, but if you see water on the outside of the camera, that is way too much.

    All cameras work best for the long haul if you keep them dry. If it gets a little damp, wipe it off directly with something dry and clean.
     
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    A waitress knocked a pint of lager over my D40 in Italy this year and it worked fine after. God that scared the shit out of me. A broken camera at home is one thing, but a broken camera on holiday would suck.

    I'm ofc just going on the fact that they are both cheap cameras here.
     
  9. SonicYan

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    Mine has been soaked a bit a few times already. I tried the plastic bag over the body trick but it still gets wet, but so far so good.
     
  10. Wobistdu

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    After all these good replies, it's sad to say that he is trolling. I asked in WMD how much moisture a glock 19 can take. I was curious since I never owned one, and not all guns are created the same.

    It became an epic flame war since I didn't automatically know that glocks have one of the best in the business.

    Funny how most of the posts in this thread answer his question.
     
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    Did you need any confirmation that gun crew are a bunch of dicks?
     
  12. MawcDrums

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    Jesus christ :ugh:

    I would have been PISSED.
     
  13. Wobistdu

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    def not

    yeah i would have jumped off the planet
     
  14. the Rosswog

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    :rofl: dude, did you not know that glocks can be dragged through the mud, run over by trucks, dropped off the roof, left outside for a year and still fire?
     
  15. Wobistdu

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    :werd:

    also heard there's nyquil in jagermeister and fiberglass in cloves
     
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    Yeah I was pretty annoyed, but when I found it was still working I couldn't really get mad. If it had broken though...
     
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    Actually, it was water, mud, salt water mixture, baby powder mixed in, and then dropped out of an airplane. ;) And still fired.
     

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