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Rod Man

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So I came across this little .36. Its in pretty decent shape. Bore is bright and clean but the patches are picking up a touch of rust with ballisol from the snail/fire channel. Wood has some very minor dings, the ramrod is fiberglass, almost looks like it has fittings that were actually made for it. Its only got two "Spots" on on the metal, one at the very end of the barrel near the crown, Looks like it rode on someone's floorboard and a small scratch under the Makers Mark. Would it be worth trying some evaporust through the snail and nipple? Too bad its right handed. Looking for a ramrod for it, TOTW are on BO. Thinking its a keeper. Wonder what something like this is worth? It is a Seneca right?

RM

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Thinking it was made in late 70's thoughts?

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TC Seneca. Try Log Cabin for a ramrod, They should have some in stock.
 

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So I came across this little .36. Its in pretty decent shape. Bore is bright and clean but the patches are picking up a touch of rust with ballisol from the snail/fire channel. Wood has some very minor dings, the ramrod is fiberglass, almost looks like it has fittings that were actually made for it. Its only got two "Spots" on on the metal, one at the very end of the barrel near the crown, Looks like it rode on someone's floorboard and a small scratch under the Makers Mark. Would it be worth trying some evaporust through the snail and nipple? Too bad its right handed. Looking for a ramrod for it, TOTW are on BO. Thinking its a keeper. Wonder what something like this is worth? It is a Seneca right?

RM

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Thinking it was made in late 70's thoughts?

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Neat little .32!
 

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So I came across this little .36. Its in pretty decent shape. Bore is bright and clean but the patches are picking up a touch of rust with ballisol from the snail/fire channel. Wood has some very minor dings, the ramrod is fiberglass, almost looks like it has fittings that were actually made for it. Its only got two "Spots" on on the metal, one at the very end of the barrel near the crown, Looks like it rode on someone's floorboard and a small scratch under the Makers Mark. Would it be worth trying some evaporust through the snail and nipple? Too bad its right handed. Looking for a ramrod for it, TOTW are on BO. Thinking its a keeper. Wonder what something like this is worth? It is a Seneca right?

RM

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Evaporust will remove the bluing as well as the rust. Oiled bronze wool would be a better choice, RM
 

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So I came across this little .36. Its in pretty decent shape. Bore is bright and clean but the patches are picking up a touch of rust with ballisol from the snail/fire channel. Wood has some very minor dings, the ramrod is fiberglass, almost looks like it has fittings that were actually made for it. Its only got two "Spots" on on the metal, one at the very end of the barrel near the crown, Looks like it rode on someone's floorboard and a small scratch under the Makers Mark. Would it be worth trying some evaporust through the snail and nipple? Too bad its right handed. Looking for a ramrod for it, TOTW are on BO. Thinking its a keeper. Wonder what something like this is worth? It is a Seneca right?

RM

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Don't lose that ramrod, it is the original that came with the rifle.
 

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T/C made fiberglass-impregnated RR's as an after-issue accessory.

Big 45 Frontier metal cleaner pads, when used with oil, will remove rust w/o effecting the bluing - I paid $6 for some years ago, and am still using them


You can buy some direct from the maker:



 

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Dont use evaporust, thatd be hard on the bluing. I used to get stainless steel shavings from a lathe. The long thin strands. Using those with thin oil itd scrub the rust right off without taking the bluing with.
 

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T/C made fiberglass-impregnated RR's as an after-issue accessory.

Big 45 Frontier metal cleaner pads, when used with oil, will remove rust w/o effecting the bluing - I paid $6 for some years ago, and am still using them


You can buy some direct from the maker:



Gotcha!

Thanks!

RM
 
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