1873 trapdoor

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56 kodiak shooter
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1873 trapdoor

Post by 56 kodiak shooter » Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:41 am

how do u guys clean your trapdoor after every shot, do you run a patch down from muzzle or is there another way

Ed Blake
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Re: 1873 trapdoor

Post by Ed Blake » Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:51 am

You need a flexible delrin rod for that. Have you tried a blow tube? I assume you are concerned about hard powder fouling.

Old Soldier
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Re: 1873 trapdoor

Post by Old Soldier » Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:43 pm

I C this is an old post but. I clean from the muzzle using a boss guide to protect the muzzle. Dry the chamber and shoot.
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