Category Archives: Cleaning

How to clean your CVA muzzleloader frame assembly ?

The old adage, “Take care of your firearm and it will take care of you” could not be truer of muzzleloaders. Today’s propellants , although cleaner than genuine black powder, will still foul out barrels and cause rust pitting, regardless … Continue reading

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Why would I need to change my Quick Release Breech Plug in my CVA Muzzleloader

I was asked to post an article recently at The World Hunting Club on “How to change your QRBP (Quick Release Breech Plug)?“. The question came up “Why would I need to change my QRBP?” and so we decided to … Continue reading

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CLEANING YOUR CVA OPTIMA AND WOLF MUZZLELOADER

Due to the corrosive nature of muzzleloading powders you must make cleaning a top priority as soon after shooting as possible. Neglecting this responsibility will certainly result in a ruined barrel. An important thing to remember is that proper cleaning … Continue reading

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Cleaning and Storing your CVA Muzzleloader Rifle Part 4

In the last blog we discussed how to clean the gun’s frame.  Now It’s time to clean the barrel.  Use a range rod with a nylon or copper brush and CVA Wonder Gel on the brush.  Slip your ramrod through … Continue reading

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Cleaning and Storing your CVA Muzzleloader Rifle Part 3

In the last blog, we discussed how to clean the firing-pin mechanism and the breech plug in your CVA muzzleloader rifle.  So, what do we need to clean next to get our muzzleloaders rifles ready to be stored for next … Continue reading

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Cleaning and storing CVA Muzzleloader Rifles – Part 2

So, now it is time to sit down with your breech plug and really give it a thorough cleaning.  For CVA muzzleloaders, the fire channel hole is about 32nd of an inch, give or take a thousandth of an inch … Continue reading

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Cleaning Your CVA Muzzleloader Rifles

Once the season is over and you’ve shot your muzzleloader to your heart’s content, it’s now time to get your CVA muzzleloader clean and ready for storage. Let’s face it – complete cleaning of a rifle is always somewhat of … Continue reading

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