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Next, we're going to pot the holes on the forward endcaps. This will seal the holes from water intrusion.

Note that the forward endcaps are not yet attached to the lead wires come though the battery tubes- that will happen after the epoxy on both parts has set

The nozzle from the epoxy gun should be placed firmly into the hole on the endcap. Without a good mate between the nozzle and the endcap, epoxy will ooze out onto the surface of the endcap instead of filling the hole.

Fill the hole of the endcap until a circular bead of epoxy can be seen filing the indented part of the button terminal.

If some epoxy overflows out of the hole onto the surface of the endcap, that's okay- it won't get in the way of anything.

Do this for both forward battery endcaps