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Old 10-20-2009, 08:52 AM
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I need a dehumidifier for my gun safe and do not know what is good for the money. I have a liberty 24 gun safe so its not very little or very large. It is in a room that changes temp a lot and I feel that when it gets really cold, moisture is sweating in. Thanks guys I have no clue.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:27 AM
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http://www.goldenroddehumidifiers.com/

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Old 10-20-2009, 12:09 PM
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:24 PM
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Check this link.

http://www.amazon.com/Eva-dry-EDV-E-...055683&sr=8-23

Amazon had the best price. I have had it for 6 months in my safe. At the 8-week mark, I took it out and plugged it into an electric socket in my garage overnight. The next morning the pink beads were blue once again. A decent no-muss, no-fuss dehumidifier for your safe.
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Old 10-20-2009, 01:17 PM
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Smile The best for the money

I have had mine for 8 years now without a problem

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Old 10-20-2009, 01:49 PM
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For the best price, I used nothing in one of mine for 25 years and had no real problems in terms of gun condition deteriorating. But that one was in an outdoor garage, and I wiped them down pretty well every 6 or 7 months when I returned home. Never found even a hint of rust on those I painted.

Recently, I have added more paper items and a few cardboard collectibles, so I started dehumidifying. One of the parameters used in my search is that I did want it to have to depend on electricity.

Not trying to argue with the snipers , but the Super Eva Dry works well for my needs.
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Old 10-21-2009, 11:27 PM
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Silica Gel

I use three 750gm cans of Silica Gel (Shown Here) and a goldenrod in my safe. The 750gm size is on the right in the picture. I cook them once a month to refresh them.

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Old 10-21-2009, 11:35 PM
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budget desicant

You can make you own desicant pack in any size you like. Get some Tidy Cat silica crystals cat litter. Put as much as you like in a sock or a small cloth bag. It is the same material as in commercial desicant packs. You recharge them the same way, about 2 1/2 hours at 250. I ordered 100 muslin draw string bags from ebay and made a bunch of desicant packs for about $20. Every ammo can, safe and zip lock of ammo now has an desicant pack.
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Old 10-22-2009, 02:42 PM
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I use the dessicant packs and a lightbulb. its worked for me for years. but the last couple of years I have switched to CFLs as they last longer. best part of the lights is I can now see all the corners of my safe. DR
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Old 10-22-2009, 06:10 PM
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They are terrific! +1
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+1 on the 18" goldenrod.
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After 20 years in the safe and lock business I think the goldenrod with a couple of the 750g dessicant cans thrown in as backup is the best deal going. As long as the goldenrod keeps working you won't ever have to recharge the dessicant cans either.
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I read your post about being in the safe & lock business. Is there a reasonable priced but well made safe out there. I'm asking because prices vary so much. I have a Armory safe right now & it is full. I think Armory safe went out of business.

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I read your post about being in the safe & lock business. Is there a reasonable priced but well made safe out there. I'm asking because prices vary so much. I have a Armory safe right now & it is full. I think Armory safe went out of business.

Thank you.
Fred
Check out the Cannon safes at Tractor Supply. They have them on sale occasionally at some really good prices. Not as deluxe as many on the market, but do the job.

So it's not a hijack...I have 2 Goldenrods in my safe. I had the Remmington silica ones that had to be plugged in occasionally, I never remembered to plug them in as needed.

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Old 01-03-2010, 09:41 PM
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my safe is in the garage (unheated) & is pretty cold in winter like now!! so i am afraid that because it is warm it will casue it to sweat... anyone got one w/ rod outside like mine?
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