11 Jul '11, 7pm

How to reuse silica gel packets

How to reuse silica gel packets

Put packs in your ammo cans and gun cases/safes to keep dry. Protect personal papers and important documents by putting some gel in a baggie wherever these are stored. Keep with photos to spare them from humidity. Tuck a small envelope in the back of frames to protect even the ones hanging on your walls. Store in camera bags and with film. After snapping photos in cold or wet conditions, silica gel will absorb moisture to keep your lens from fogging or streaking. Leave a couple packs in your tool box to prevent rusting. Use the material to dry flowers. Place with seeds in storage to thwart molding. Stash some in window sills to banish condensation. Dry out electronic items such as cell phones and iPods. Remember after the device has gotten wet, do not turn it back on! Pull out the battery and memory card and put the device in a container filled with several packs. Leave it...

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