Originally Posted by Azathoth
That smell is likely either Mothballs or white gas aka Naphtha. My cousin lives in HK and works as a QC engineer in an undisclosed export based business and they use Naphtha to cleaning agent and apparently in some kind of gaseous form to fumigate cargo containers. This is particularly common with low end wood and paper products.
thats probably it. seeing as i store my AEG boxes next to the guns in their case, thats probably the sourse of the smell.