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Old 08-06-2012, 12:44 AM
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Gunsocks

back shortly after I acquired my .270, I tried something new for long term storage: silicon impregnated gunsock.

i'd seen them around but not tried them. i have to say i'm impressed. my rifle has some corrosion scarring up near the muzzle, that if left untreated can creep, and possible mess up the bore.

the sock has kept it frozen in place ever since.

i pull it every three months and check on it. while the oil may shift around in the action, there's z NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:08 AM
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I wonder if that's the same as what I've known as "blue bags". I have a friend that does l NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:24 PM
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I have found that the foam padding in cases and bags, with the exception of closed cell foam, will t NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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