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    Sweaty Box

    My ex left her gun safe in my house after she left so I'm still using it.
    Problem is that every time I put my long-guns into her box they get moisture on them...
    No matter how much lubricating oil or vaseline I use, they still have sweaty condensation running down them.

    But I finally found the solution...I wrap my long-gun in a condom-like gun-sock which then goes inside her sweaty box. Each 'sock' is silicone impregnated so it stops the moisture and the friction damage from rubbing against each other.

    6 packets of gun socks for NZ$62 ex AU so NZ$10 each. They are 4" wide which was enough to fit over all my scoped rifles (note: I don't sell or make any money off these things).

    Here's the link: https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/marketpl...6?bof=ucpxZJba


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    A good job and a good wife has been the ruin of many a good hunter.

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    And I’m supposed to keep a straight face while reading that ? All I can say is that you are a very lucky man that your ex allows you to still use her sweaty box.....

    Cheers
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    Looks like her box has already had a reconstruction with that Styrofoam? Perhaps remove that and add carpet to match the drapes (any drapes will be fine) and a couple of moisture traps . But if youve got the cock socks working run that

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    do the guns get temperamental once a month? misfire for no reason and defy all bounds of accuracy.
    common issues with bad sweaty boxes
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    Yeah, Id be ditching the Styrofoam - well known to make sweaty boxes sweatier.

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    Maybe you're trying to fit too many guns in your missus's box at once?

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    Those silicon socks are great

    I think re your sweaty box
    Prob location is most of the problem and maybe if the taste is rather musty
    You could be taking too bigger licks
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    good job you dont keep fishing gear in there
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    Drill a hole in the side , poke a lighting wire through , wire in a 40 watt incandescent bulb and let it run all the time

    Unless you dry the air out in her box shes always going to be wet in there
    Be more involved and less impressed.

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    Not surprised she's an ex.
    You sound like a cock.
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    Overkill is still dead.

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    i would start with a container of "damp rid"
    mitre 10 etc

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    Oooo...love a good pink box.

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    Youve been using lube shouldnt have to if its moist

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    Yeah ok, I removed the styrofoam so let's see if it makes it less sweaty in there. I won't put in a warming light or DampRid until I see how the gun-socks work.

    I also forgot to mention that silicone is extremely thin, which means that the silicone water repellent coat will eventually wear off the gun-sock, leaving parts of my firearms more susceptible to rust.

    I therefore intend to reapply a new coat onto each gun-sock using a can of silicone spray (under $10), every 4 months/3x a year (I also apply the same silicone spray to my sleeping bag for weather protection).
    A good job and a good wife has been the ruin of many a good hunter.

 

 

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