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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:30 pm 
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Black powder sure is fun. I can't believe how accurate this thing is. I was just wondering if you all have any tips on how to keep it clean? I'm lucky to get 12 shots off without it gumming up so bad the cylinder wont move. I clean it thoroughly after my shootin session. But it would be nice to squeeze off another few cylinders. This thing is dead on out to 25 yards. Im headed out right now to try and reach out a bit farther. Thanks, Eli.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:48 pm 
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There's no real shortcut for cleaning black. Soap, hot water & mucho scrubbing. I've tried different BP subs, but it's pretty much the same drill. SW

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:09 pm 
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Allright, thanks. Just got back from the range. Pretty good accuracy out to 50 yards. Shot my fn 1910 also. Now I get to clean guns. Life is good. Thanks for all your responses hogger, your info is great!


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:54 pm 
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Make sure you keep the base pin well lubed. That will help keep the fouling softer and the cylinder rotating longer.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:08 pm 
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.....I cheat....I use a conversion cylinder and .45LC ... ;)

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:07 pm 
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thats why i do not shoot it regularly - its a lot of work , eats into beer drinking time really fast


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:39 am 
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I don't have a pistol but my inline I do a short clean every 3 shots or I can't get the next one down the tub. I bought a bottle of black powder solvent that I soak a patch and run into the barrel then a couple dry patches.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:16 am 
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Went back to the range today with new slix shot nipples on my cylinder. I shot about sixty rounds, and i could've kept going. I went 24 grains of powder, felt wad, a little bit of crisco on the wad then the ball. It worked great. No binding and no jams. Sure is a fun gun. Thanks for the responses. Eli


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