Bullseye-L Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by smsnyder on 5/18/2020, 8:36 pm

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent dampness from getting to the firearm? Thanks

smsnyder

Posts : 577
Join date : 2019-08-23
Location : Pittsburgh Pa

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by zanemoseley on 5/18/2020, 9:23 pm

I wipe down with Barricade frequently but I've heard it's bad to keep your firearms stored in foam cases long term.

zanemoseley

Posts : 2032
Join date : 2015-07-11
Location : Cookeville, TN

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by CrankyThunder on 5/19/2020, 7:08 am

I cannot say that I have had any problems with rust, I use and CLP my bullseye pistols frequently.  I do throw a cloths dryer sheet in there to keep it fresh though and that really helps with the mustiness.  Every time I use it when it is wet out I store it open and empty so it can dry out.
CrankyThunder
CrankyThunder

Posts : 341
Join date : 2012-03-03
Age : 61
Location : Beneath Hell, Mi,,,,,,,,, Ann Arbor

http://www.ccrcpistolteam.weebly.com

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by javaduke on 5/19/2020, 7:15 am

Humidity in AZ is not much of a problem, but anyway I keep all my guns in Gunsocks. 5-pack on Amazon is about $30, no big deal.

javaduke

Posts : 407
Join date : 2012-07-04

https://bullseyepistolblog.net/

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by Vociferous on 5/19/2020, 7:17 am

Never had this problem. Like Cranky says, if it gets wet, dry it out. If you're storing it in a humid place, well, it will be hard to keep dry. And I don't store my firearms in the box; I don't even transport them in the box, but that's just me.
Vociferous
Vociferous

Posts : 133
Join date : 2012-02-23
Location : North Carolina

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by mspingeld on 5/19/2020, 9:48 am

I believe, for extended storage, a light coating of oil will help preserve the finish and inhibit rust. Of course, then a cleaning will be necessary before shooting.

mspingeld

Posts : 566
Join date : 2014-04-19
Age : 60
Location : New Jersey

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by r.tornello on 5/19/2020, 10:48 am

Don't most owners manuals recommend oiling their weapons that are stored with a time table, for example every 2 months.

s far as the case goes leave it open and let it breathe. I also add the packaged driers I get in other products. You can purchase them on line too.

my 2 cents, RT
r.tornello
r.tornello

Posts : 255
Join date : 2018-01-29
Location : Abell 520 Cluster

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by PacFltShooter on 5/29/2020, 2:41 pm

When I was in the Navy, we would have to preserve the aircraft engines from time to time.  This was done with 1 lb desicant bags.  (lots of them).  When the engines were put back into service, we would toss the bags, which were still good.  Many of us repurposed those used bags for other things like  your safe, gun box etc.  Worked great and I have never had a rust problem.

PacFltShooter

Posts : 21
Join date : 2019-03-08
Age : 65
Location : Illinois

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by NuJudge on 5/29/2020, 4:32 pm

I am a big believer in defense in depth.  I like to have dehumidifiers where firearms are stored.  I have VCI rust inhibiting emitters where I store firearms.  I oil firearms up also.

NuJudge

Posts : 162
Join date : 2011-09-22
Age : 63
Location : SE Michigan

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by Lefty on 5/29/2020, 6:37 pm

I've used dessicant pouches from other products for years and have never had a problem. Every so often if I get a new one from a prescription or nicotine lozenges (hard-core addict) I replace an old one without giving it a thought. Dallas can get humid in the spring and summer (and fall and winter...) and this system works fine.

Lefty

Posts : 24
Join date : 2020-04-21
Location : Dallas, TX

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by hg401 on 5/29/2020, 8:18 pm

PacFltShooter wrote:When I was in the Navy, we would have to preserve the aircraft engines from time to time.  This was done with 1 lb desicant bags.  (lots of them).  When the engines were put back into service, we would toss the bags, which were still good.  Many of us repurposed those used bags for other things like  your safe, gun box etc.  Worked great and I have never had a rust problem.

I have some of those (though they were about 1/2 lb) that were shipped with motorcycles coming over from Japan.

hg401

Posts : 44
Join date : 2018-02-19

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by Asa Yam on 5/29/2020, 11:35 pm

PacFltShooter wrote:When I was in the Navy, we would have to preserve the aircraft engines from time to time...
Common practice for US Navy shooters.  Dessicant bags can be "reenergized" by heating them in an oven above 212 *F, 45 minutes to an hour is recommended for a soak time.

Asa Yam

Posts : 95
Join date : 2018-09-15

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by PacFltShooter on 5/30/2020, 10:56 am

Asa Yam wrote:
PacFltShooter wrote:When I was in the Navy, we would have to preserve the aircraft engines from time to time...
Common practice for US Navy shooters.  Dessicant bags can be "reenergized" by heating them in an oven above 212 *F, 45 minutes to an hour is recommended for a soak time.
Exactly Asa.  Works as advertised.

PacFltShooter

Posts : 21
Join date : 2019-03-08
Age : 65
Location : Illinois

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by PacFltShooter on 5/30/2020, 10:59 am

hg401 wrote:
PacFltShooter wrote:When I was in the Navy, we would have to preserve the aircraft engines from time to time.  This was done with 1 lb desicant bags.  (lots of them).  When the engines were put back into service, we would toss the bags, which were still good.  Many of us repurposed those used bags for other things like  your safe, gun box etc.  Worked great and I have never had a rust problem.

I have some of those (though they were about 1/2 lb) that were shipped with motorcycles coming over from Japan.
Could be 1/2, never weighed them.  The labeling on the bag indicated that it contains "16 units".  I assumed that meant one pound. Cool

PacFltShooter

Posts : 21
Join date : 2019-03-08
Age : 65
Location : Illinois

Back to top Go down

What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness. Empty Re: What due you guys use in your pistol case to prevent rust and dampness.

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum