This is a discussion on Silicone "socks" within the SIG Sauer Gunsmithing forums, part of the SIG Sauer Forum category; Anyone here keep your gun(s) in these? Do they work as they say?...
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|08-13-2020, 05:08 PM||#3|
Join Date: May 2020
Location: Tampa FL
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As in Bore-stores? Yes, I have a few, in use for maybe five years now.
Bearing in mind my guns are/were plastic fantastics, they work for what I wanted (something to wrap them up in, in the safe) I suppose. I certainly haven’t noticed any ill effects; this was a succession of M&P, HKs, a Walther, several Glocks, a Ruger New Model (ok, that one was steel ) and now a couple small Sigs.
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|08-13-2020, 07:31 PM||#4|
Join Date: Jul 2020
Location: Eastern North Carolina
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I store firearms in silicone impregnated socks and bore stores.
So far, no corrosion whatsoever. I also have the plug in dehumidifier sticks in the safes.
They even keep things from going bump in the dark...
|08-14-2020, 01:59 AM||#6|
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we have these never shot rifles... 12ga pump + 22lr + 5.56 in borestores in unconditioned safe in outside wall closet in cheezconsin... since 2006... zero corrosion...
all my used rifles and handguns... when not being used... are in borestores... they work...
Protective Gun Cases Silicone Treated - Bore Stores
|08-15-2020, 04:38 PM||#7|
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Southern Illinois
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|09-06-2020, 04:35 AM||#8|
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Central USA - Cornfields & Cows
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Guns that are in my safe are stored in silicone impregnated socks. It's not the only thing I use to prevent condensation that leads to rust but is one of the tools in the toolbox for doing so.
Another benefit of the socks is helping to prevent dings and scratches on your guns when taking them in and out of the safe.
|09-15-2020, 06:18 PM||#11|
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Northeast Illinois too close to Chicago
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I use Bore-Stores but I put my pistols inside a plastic bag that is not totally sealed, but the open end is wrapped over the outside of the bag, and then into the Bore-Store. I do this to keep the light coat of Breakfree CLP on the exterior metal from getting on the Bore-Store. This has worked well for me but I don't live in an area where the humidity inside the house gets high for extended periods of time. Bore-Stores cushion the pistol inside for protection and make for efficient space use inside my modest size gun cabinet.
I also keep a small rechargeable mini dehumidifier that uses silica gel bead inside the cabinet for extra measure similar to the one in the link below.
Though I don't use them myself I have read good things about Zerust Corrosion Vapor Capsules products that can also add extra protection inside a cabinet/safe. They also make VCI bags.
Last edited by Sigarms228; 09-15-2020 at 06:31 PM.