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Old May 14, 2012, 01:36 PM   #1
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gun socks ?

When you guys put your long guns in your safe do you put them in a silicone impregnated gun sock ?
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Old May 14, 2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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I store all my handguns and long guns in the socks. My safe is jammed and the socks protects the guns from scratches and nicks. Have worked very well for me.
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Old May 14, 2012, 03:15 PM   #3
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Are you using the silicone impregnated ones ?
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Old May 14, 2012, 03:41 PM   #4
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I like and use them

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When you guys put your long guns in your safe do you put them in a silicone impregnated gun sock ?
About two but most of the time, I use nylon knee socks that I spray with silicon. That way the buttstock is protected and I still keep the muzzle end open. Not entirely sure why you ask, but, in or out, I use these. I also use them inside a hard case, for additional protection. ....

In this state, they are legal for transporting guns but I seldom use them, in this manner. ...

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Old May 14, 2012, 03:47 PM   #5
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The silicone lasts for just so long, the guns are wiped down with a RIG rag before going into the sock.
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Old May 14, 2012, 04:44 PM   #6
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Mine are / were silicon impregnated. Even so, I always wipe the guns down with a silicone rag before casing them in the gun socks.
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Old May 15, 2012, 08:48 PM   #7
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Absolutely use the socks - as mentioned above - they help with nicks and dings if nothing else. I use them, three dessicants and a golden rod here in humid FL to keep rust from forming - so far, so good
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Old May 16, 2012, 07:13 AM   #8
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Thank you for the replies, I will be using them too.
I have seen the ones for rifles and shotguns but not for hand guns.
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Old May 16, 2012, 09:36 AM   #9
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Great stuff for moving guns around as they prevent scratches. I don't like them for long term storage. The silicon eventually gives out.
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Old May 16, 2012, 09:38 AM   #10
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From knee-socks to short socks

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I have seen the ones for rifles and shotguns but not for hand guns.
They make them for handguns as well and again, I just put them in "regular" nylon socks that I spray with silicon lube. ....

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Old May 17, 2012, 07:41 PM   #11
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I have been using Bore Stores for a while and really like them. The are silicone impregnated, fully padded and much easier to get the gun into and out of than a typical sock. http://www.borestores.com/index.php
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