How do I ensure my firearms are not damaged during the move?

In this episode of Flex TV, we focus on the critical task of moving firearms safely and securely, ensuring they arrive at your destination without a scratch. Our storage expert walks you through step-by-step instructions on proper firearm packing techniques. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or moving a personal firearm for the first time, this […]

How do I ensure that my firearms are not damaged during the move? That’s a really good question. If you are a gun owner or a gun collector and you’re moving from one location to another, you definitely want to make sure that none of your guns, none of your weapons are damaged, scratched, dinged during the move in transit. So how do you do it in the safest possible way to make sure that when you unload your guns they are in the same exact condition? As you might know, proper packing is very important especially when it comes to weaponry, not only for safety reasons but also to make sure that your weapons are maintained in good condition and are not damaged anytime during the transit. There could be shaking or falling of things inside of your moving truck or inside of your container so you want to make sure they are well protected. So the way you do this is divided into three simple steps. The first step is you want to make sure every single one of your guns is unloaded and properly cleaned. Making sure they arrive in the same condition also has to do with cleanliness so you don’t want them to get each other dirty to get other stuff dirty or other stuff to dirty them. So firstly clean it properly. Secondly, you want to take each individual piece and wrap it in a moving blanket. This is very important. Do not try to use any kind of paper or bubble wrap. We are talking about steel-on-steel contact that can cause scratching and extra damage. Make sure that you’re not doing that. Just take a moving blanket, wrap up each individual gun to avoid the contact, and make it has proper padding so that even if there is shifting, nothing is damaged or scratched. And lastly, once you’re done wrapping each individual piece in a moving blanket, you have to put them all together, packing them in a hard shell case. The case must be locked and it must be hard. This is very important so that even if something falls on the case or the case tumbles over, that it doesn’t get squished, it doesn’t get damaged, it doesn’t get any kind of problems during your move. So in conclusion, once again, just remember these three simple steps. Number one, proper cleaning and unloading of the guns. Number two, wrapping each individual gun in a blanket to avoid steel on steel contact. And number three, put everything in a hard shell box with a lock.

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