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Keeping the Moisture Out of Your Gun Safe – Part 2

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Shopping for Gun Safe Dehumidifiers

You can buy gun safe wetness decreasing appliances from a gun store, where you can get them from the accessories section. They can also be bought online from stores such as Amazon.com and Ebay.com. When shopping online, gun safe water removing apparatus may also be known as gun vault dehumidifiers. They are usually found in the section where firearms are found – in the hunting and sports section.

Gun manufacturers like Browning and Remington have also released gun safe wetness eliminator gadgets as part of their gun accessories product range. Other than them, perhaps the most popular gun safe moisture reduction gadget manufacturer is GoldenRod Dehumidifiers. Indeed, the machines this company makes for gun safes are so popular that the term Golden Rod has entered the lexicon as the general name for gun safe humidity lowering devices, even as the term is a trademark owned by the company.


Top Models and their Features

The following are three of the best selling models of gun safe wetness decreasing systems on Amazon and at other stores:


Remington Mini-Dehumidifier Model 365

This rechargeable model uses water-glass crystals as the active desiccant, and is odorless, colorless and nontoxic. The device needs to be recharged every 30-60 days. You’ll need to plug it into a socket for 10-12 hours. With an average life-span of 10 years, this is a perfect solution for smaller safes that do not have electric power sockets in them. You can pick one of these up on Amazon for less than $30. Check for the best prices for the Remington Model 365 Mini Humidity Eradicator here.




The Original GoldenRod Dehumidifier

This electric water vapor reduction machine comes in the form of a golden-colored rod with lengths varying from 12″ (30 cm) to 36″ (90 cm). Other sizes include 18″ (45 cm) and 24″ (60 cm). It is a 110 Volt device, and all the models come with a 6 feet (1.8 m) long electric cord. They have a coverage ranging from 100 cubic feet to 500 cubic feet. Click here to find the best prices on all sizes of GoldenRod devices.


Browning Gun Safe Humidity Reducer




EveryDry Electric Dampness Control Device from Browning

This 18″ (45 cm) long electric model is for safes that are at least 30″ (75 cm) wider. It works by heating the inside of the safe so that it’s warmer than the outside air temperature. It is one of the highest rated gun safe moisture reducing appliances on Amazon.com with an average score of 4 out of 5 stars. Click here for discount pricing on the Browning Gun Safe water lowering device.




Gun safe dehumidifiers protect your guns and armaments from the corrosive effects of humidity and the inevitable mold that comes with it. Unless you are in a particularly dry region where you do not have humidity in the air, gun safe water eradicating gadgets are a must-have product for your gun safe. You can go with either silica crystal based models, or electric appliances. The former are cheaper, though in the long run the electric model proves more cost-effective. With the option of renowned brands like Remington, GoldenRod, Browning and others to go with, you can easily choose the gun safe dampness lowering appliance that works best for your gun safe.


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