Long Term Parts Storage
Posted 03 January 2004 - 10:48 AM
I place the part after oiling it well into the bag and draw out the air, then seal it. The bags are of fairly heavy construction and at this point seem to be holding their integrity. Then I use a permanent marker to write the part number as well as name on the bag.
I also use the Seal A Meal for preserving books that I have extra copies of to prevent degradation.
Just an idea!
Posted 03 January 2004 - 11:19 AM
Good tip! I can see some real advantages with this system. Not only do you get the air tight storage, but you also are less likely to lose smaller parts or parts that should be grouped together.
Posted 03 January 2004 - 02:21 PM
Posted 03 January 2004 - 07:29 PM
Oil is a bit thin and tends to get sucked out when the vac comes on. I warm up the cosmoline and dip the part. Then I let it cool in the freezer for a half hour or so, place it in the bag and vacuum seal it.
I also write what it is and what it's for.....
Then I toss all parts for a specific gun in a labelled ammo can and - Voila!
Should be good for a thousand years!!
Posted 03 January 2004 - 09:42 PM