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#2987811 - 10/18/12 04:12 PM when to clean savage
jmlost
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Registered: 10/07/10
Posts: 175
Loc: southern middle Tn

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I have 16 shots on my new savage and is grouping great at 100. How often do y'all clean and does it effect group much....I'm shooting 41 grans n110;;;barns exspander 250 with sabots that come with barns...
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#2988853 - 10/19/12 10:09 AM Re: when to clean savage [Re: jmlost]
bigtex
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Registered: 06/06/04
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Loc: Brush Creek

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I don't own one myself but since it shoots smokeless powder I would immagine you would clean it as often as a centerfire rifle.
You might have some residue from the plastic sabots that could degrade accuracy, that's about the only difference I can see.
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#2988867 - 10/19/12 10:17 AM Re: when to clean savage [Re: bigtex]
pressfit
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Registered: 12/28/09
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Loc: Giles Co. Tn

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I have probably shot mine 50 times.. havent cleaned it yet..
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#2988967 - 10/19/12 11:25 AM Re: when to clean savage [Re: pressfit]
tasaman
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Registered: 01/11/10
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Loc: Woodlawn, TN

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Leave it dirty. If it starts to open it up note how many shots it took to get there. Then you can clean it and fire a shot or two to dirty it up and then know you have approximately "xx" number of shots till you need to clean it. I give mine a good scrubbing once or twice a year depending on number of shots, days afield, and weather conditions. If it's raining hard and know it got damp inside I run a two drop solvent patch two or three times down the bore and then a dry patch.
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