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Offline mazo kid

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Re: Humidity in storage/display?
« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2013, 10:03:40 PM »
Yep, area will determine a lot of how you store guns,  We have fairly high humidity so I won't trust WD40 on my guns. I know a lot of guys swear by it but in my estimation it evaporates quickly and is not a good solution to long term storage. I would much rather lightly wipe my guns with a light oil and store with my dessicant.

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Re: Humidity in storage/display?
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2013, 03:25:12 PM »
WD40  in reality isn't meant as a long time lubricant.
actually it is a water displacer short time lube  thus the WD in the name.
real name is water displacer formula 40.
Better to go with a standard long term lube.
Heck if you have too plain Vaseline will work and if you want it to smell nice
get vaseline with coconut butter or baby powder fragrance.
That ought to smell real good at the range or out shooting!! {?|
Another thing you can do is add a cup of rice to the safe. Rice helps absorb moisture.
Swap it out every couple months.
Just put the old stuff in an oven to dry it back out.
15  to 20 minutes at 300 degrees.
Or buy some silica packets.
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Re: Humidity in storage/display?
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2013, 09:09:14 AM »
I save all those silica packs that I get in stuff.  ;)
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