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#1719072 - 01/11/10 01:53 AM Re: Knight Muzzleloader Breach plug ? [Re: deerjackie]
smokepolemonky
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I worked with a mechanic a few years ago when he went to clean his muzzleloader he used either (starting fluid ) like you crank a diesel truck with he sprayed it down the barrel and let it soak 5 to 10 minutes then poured all kinds of black gunk out of the barrel.He said it was also good to soak in and loosen up the brich plug he never had a problem with his gun. Since then i have used the same method for cleaning my 2 muzzleloaders and i havent had a problem as i use to breakdown and soak in hot water but then you half to deal with it rusting if you dont get it oiled really good i spray the whole can in mine.Air dry for a little while then its clean or put a cap on it and use it for a flame thrower.Which ever you prefer.
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#1719269 - 01/11/10 08:32 AM Re: Knight Muzzleloader Breach plug ? [Re: smokepolemonky]
FULLDRAWXX75
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Registered: 01/29/07
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Loc: Adirondack Mtns, NY

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 Originally Posted By: smokepolemonky
I worked with a mechanic a few years ago when he went to clean his muzzleloader he used either (starting fluid ) like you crank a diesel truck with he sprayed it down the barrel and let it soak 5 to 10 minutes then poured all kinds of black gunk out of the barrel.He said it was also good to soak in and loosen up the brich plug he never had a problem with his gun. Since then i have used the same method for cleaning my 2 muzzleloaders and i havent had a problem as i use to breakdown and soak in hot water but then you half to deal with it rusting if you dont get it oiled really good i spray the whole can in mine.Air dry for a little while then its clean or put a cap on it and use it for a flame thrower.Which ever you prefer.



STARTING FLUID!!! Holy Moly.....................highly explosive stuff right there.

It also evaporates very quickly................might as well pour gas down the pipe and let it set. I would not recommend either to anyone you like.

I have used brake parts cleaner on a patch to get a stubborn spot cleaned up, but in small amounts.

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