Silica gel was Re: Excercising vintage items

From: Cameron Kaiser <>
Date: Thu Oct 21 14:31:31 2004

> > Someone suggested Brownells' gel packs, which is a thought, but I was
> > specifically interested in the little white bags/plastic canisters that
> > I can just toss in a box.
> But I must wonder if this will serve our purposes. One little
> pack only absorbs only a small amount of water - then it stops.

I was thinking a larger quantity, though ^_^

> I think these things are meant for closed boxes going from
> factory to shipping container to warehouse to store, and
> shouldn't be expected to reduce humidity by significant
> amounts over long durations.

This does make me lean more towards the Brownells' devices, which are
"rechargeable" (but somewhat expensive given the number of equipment boxes
I've got).

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