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GuitarXM
February 18, 2009, 04:13 AM
Ok....stupid question

How do you guys store your rifle in a case?
I have a Remington 700 with a vs-3 leupold and a harris brms bipod.

I tried to close the case, with the bipod attached to the rifle and it wouldn't close without pressure. I was afraid I would screw up the swival stud, or put non needed tension on the rifle stock barrel...etc

So I was curious how do you guys store your rifle and what cases do you use?

hunter11
March 4, 2009, 09:20 AM
NOT_NOT_NOT ever in a case they need to get air circulation. put a coat of Rig on it and put it away in a safe. Dan

Shorthair
March 4, 2009, 10:41 AM
Hunter is correct. You need air to circulate around the weapon. Any trapped moisture in the case will cause the weapon to rust.

Scorch
March 4, 2009, 12:19 PM
Storing a rifle in a foam-lined case can cause rust and pitting due to the foam absorbing moisture. If you don't have a gun safe or a gun cabinet, you can store it in the case inside a silicone-impregnated gun sock, or wipe it down with Outer's Gun Grease (since RIG is now history:().