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Old 11-17-2012, 10:35 PM   #11
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I like the title here, Balota. If you're caught getting wet from a lawn sprinkler I know it's not your lawn getting watered. ROFL

Just for the record, everyone. Balota is a lawn hater and a lawn killer. But the problem is........

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That's cause you've only been keeping score for a couple seasons... Lived here since '83, lawn 20 - balota 0.
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A few years ago on the day I had to qualify at an out door range with my Glock it rained. it was soaked for a about an hour and a half. I wiped it down as soon as I could and then cleaned it thoroughly as soon as I got home. No issues!
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That's cause you've only been keeping score for a couple seasons... Lived here since '83, lawn 20 - balota 0.
ROFL...............is there anywhere that you can just rent a back hoe?
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You are carrying (open or concealed) and get caught in wet weather of some kind. You and your gun get a little wet. Besides the obvious (dry off ASAP) what should be done to handle this situation? How long after exposure do you need to break the gun down and clean/relube thoroughly? What special details do you need to consider while the gun is wet? Shooting in the rain? Is there any impact on leather parts of a holster?
If you're taking care of the gun in the first place there is no need to panic. Clean and oil it at your first opportunity.

It's the leather I am more concerned about. I wouldn't use it until it is completely dry. Damp leather is more likely to expand and contract with temperature changes than dry leather is. I've also seen holsters get green and fuzzy if they are allowed to stay damp.
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If you're taking care of the gun in the first place there is no need to panic. Clean and oil it at your first opportunity.

It's the leather I am more concerned about. I wouldn't use it until it is completely dry. Damp leather is more likely to expand and contract with temperature changes than dry leather is. I've also seen holsters get green and fuzzy if they are allowed to stay damp.
I like the way green moss grows on any brass rivets or snaps 'n such
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