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HW35 sleeping rough

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by writingame, Nov 27, 2007.

  1. writingame

    writingame Newbie

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    Through unfortunate circumstances my old virack has been left in the back of an old ford fiesta for the last 2-3 months. The car is abandoned and in a field, but closed to the elements.
    What kind of condition do you think it will be in when i retrieve it, and what should i do to salvage it.
    cheers lads:confused:
     
  2. EX Mod Cog

    EX Mod Cog Keyboard Hero

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    It might be alright, Weihrauch's are sturdy. Depending on how much moisture got into the car, your rifle might be ok. You'll probably need to give it a good old wipe down, that's about it, unless it got wet.
     
  3. sharpshooterpete

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    i would expect the rifle to have afew rust patches!

    i went camping a few months back and brought my weihrauch 95 along as the land owner allowed me to shoot on his land if i wished, but the weather was terrible all weekend so i left my rifle in the car over 4 days, 3 days rain and 1 fairly dry day. once i got home i took my rifle out the slip to wipe down and put away only to find afew rust patches on it, as you can imagine i was pretty f***ked off! moisture can still gets in the car especially when its cold or raining!

    pete.
     
  4. FXpoacher

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    a mate of mine brought a lightning at the same time i bought my supersport. His mum wouldnt have guns in the house so he kept his in the boot of his sierra for over a year! never had any trouble with rust. Mayby BSA's have a better quality bluing after all!

    But i'm sure others might be intrested as well, but what are the "unfortunate" circumstances that possed you to leave a rifle in an abandoned car for 3 month's unattended ??????
     

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