May 23, 2011
ZCORR Vacuum Rifle, Ammo Bags: Don't Worry About Rust Until 2031
By David E. Petzal
Along with financial collapse, the End of Days, nuclear war, and what will become of Arnold’s movie career, long-term gun storage is a source of anxiety. We’ll have to wait and see about the other stuff, but the gun storage part of it seems to have been solved.
ZCORR products has developed (at the request of the U.S. Marine Corps, which was looking for a way to store refurbished M-16s) long-term, re-usable, vacuum-sealed firearms and ammo storage bags that utilize a vapor corrosion inhibitor called Blu-Gard-VCI to protect whatever is in them for 20 years. ZCORR’s original storage bags close with a Velcro flap. The new Vacuum FSP bags use a zipper closure, and are apparently effective for much longer.
Clean the gun, pop it in the bag, zip the zipper, suck out the air with a vacuum cleaner, and go do something else until 2031. The U.S. Army Materiel Logistics Command has tested the FSP bags, subjecting them and the rifles inside to all sorts of horrible conditions, and found no rust at the end of the tests. Vacuum FSP bags start at $27.99, and for more intel, go to zcorrproducts.com.