Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics


Reply

Long Term Rifle Storage ?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-27-2002, 03:26 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: NY
Posts: 394
Long Term Rifle Storage ?

What is the best way to store a rifle with a long heavy barrel, as not to mess up the bedding, action etc? Is it stored stock down, which would possibly distort the recoil pad in time, or do you stand it muzzle down?

Thanks
Frank D
__________________
"A tie is as good as a loss, and no one remembers second place."
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-27-2002, 04:33 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Long Island, New York
Posts: 2,127
Re: Long Term Rifle Storage ?

Probably horizontal. This would not only spread the load (if there really was any) but it would prevent bore protecting fluids from eventually running into the action or stock.
Mine are all verticle - stock down.
[img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
VH
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Long Term Rifle Storage ?
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Repeating rifle term clarification Razor18 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 1 04-13-2011 11:57 AM
Long term gun storage brentp General Discussion 1 05-15-2009 07:42 PM
Long Term Storage? lazylabs Reloading 7 02-23-2009 08:27 PM
long term availability Ridge Runner Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 11 12-22-2008 11:16 AM
Long Barrel Rifle Storage.....Question... Please advise. demarpaint The Basics, Starting Out 1 01-05-2003 01:02 PM

Current Poll
Do you archery hunt for elk?
YES - 32.14%
72 Votes
NO - 50.89%
114 Votes
Not yet, but I plan to. - 16.96%
38 Votes
Total Votes: 224
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC