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I know quite a few people use military ammo cans to transport/store their ammo. I'm no exception. I dug out an old ammo can that was being used for chainsaw tools (courtesy of my father). Cleaned it out with some brake cleaner and wiped clean.

Now the trick here is that I also coated the interior of the ammo can with rubberized automotive undercoating. Right now its drying, but from the looks of it so far, it came out pretty good. Now I only did the bottom portion, not the top, due to the rubber seal. This should help with ammo and mags from rattling around too much inside when being transported.




I sprayed a little too much on the one side and it started to run.

 

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I did the same thing a few days ago with one a friend gave me that was rusted.
 

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Brake cleaner just cuts all the grit/grime that is in the can. Rinse and dry it out completely and you will be fine.

Just checked it this morning, there was moisture under the coating, so it bubbled up. I'll have to let it dry some more and then re-apply another coat or two. It was too humid yesterday.
 

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Great idea! Thanks. I will have to do that to mine.
 

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Good idea! The rubber "O ring" is the key to keeping your ammo dry though.
 
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