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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-09-2014, 07:08 PM Thread Starter
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What do you all do if it is raining out. Sitting at home is noy an option last day. I am thinking a rubber glove finger on end of barrell and possible plastic bag around frizzen. Any input would be great. Thansk and good luck to all venturing out Saturday. Rain here looks like it will end around 12.
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post #2 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-09-2014, 08:06 PM
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There are other options but in the end, your best bet may be to not put any powder in the pan until you're getting ready to shoot.
Water has many different ways of getting into the pan and unless you're shooting at deer that are being pushed, you've got lots of time to dry off your frizzen and pan and dump a little dry 4f in there as a deer approaches.
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if I'm walking, mine is up in my arm pit. if sitting, I will drape my coattail over the lock. I change the powder often.
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Get the plastic wrapper from a loaf of bread, cut the end off and slide it over the gun.

The plastic is very soft and quiet when it's time to slide it back, as it covers everything.
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Another option that I've used in heavy snow is to carry the loaded and primed rifle in a gun sleeve.
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post #6 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-09-2014, 09:10 PM
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tree umbrella
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post #7 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-09-2014, 09:15 PM
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Ziplock bag around gun at lock, tear down the crease on both side of the bag...slip around gun over lock...zip it shut under gun !!!

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Nothing works better than a plastic RMC LOCK COVER.I've been out in the rain for hours and the rifle still shot.
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I was thinking about leaving mine in the case until I get to my stand. Then put up the tree umbrella. Problem is, the wind is supposed to be over 10 MPH so tree umbrella might not be that good.
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I have this thing called a Wiltrout lock Cover that was never out of the box. I was going to eBay it but maybe I will give it a try Saturday. It has a plastic lid over the lock.
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