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VEARL

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I agree using the wad or patch over the powder. Might be the heat is burning your patch up. Had that happen to me. Shots went everywhere, till I started using a wad or patch over the powder. Also you might try to use the largest round ball and patch that will fit your rifle. Helped on mine. Plus I swab between shots.
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Rifleman1776

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Heyoka said:
Forgot to ask what would be a good solution to scrub it with? Have steel wool a plenty and a bronze bore brush.

Do not use the bore brush. :shocked2:
That can and often get stuck.
Four aught (0000) steel wool is good.
A bath with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) will clean out any stubborn gunk.
 

Scorpmann3518

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I'm using .530 Ball now and .018 patches. I'm finding .535 and .015 patches. Trying to figure out the patch size mostly if I go up the that size ball.
 
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