Originally Posted by greyskullnz
Yes indeed, no argument there. And the sun was a big issue over there. I was a bit tight on weight and what I wanted to take anyway so I only had my hard case which I wasn't keen on lugging around the mountain.
I have an odd looking heat resistant cover off an iron board that I sometimes use here at home to keep the sun and rain off mine. I wish I HAD taken that with me.
The Russian shooters that have come over to the UK for the Europeans for the last two years have some nice thin cases, they are made from a silver backed quilted material that looks like silver bubble wrap. It doesn't appear to give the rifle any mechanical protection but it keep the elements at bay