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Author Topic: Best way to clear a load from your barrel  (Read 33 times)

Offline dhaverstick

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Best way to clear a load from your barrel
« on: September 09, 2021, 09:37:19 AM »


Archery season opens in Missouri on September 15th so I'm getting some last-minute firearm hunting in before I become otherwise occupied. I squirrel hunted last Sunday and left the woods with a load down the barrel. I didn't want to waste it and I knew one of the yard squirrels would offer me an opportunity if I was just patient. We have a pignut hickory at the corner of the yard that is just loaded this year. All I needed to do was step outside with Ole Betsy at the right time. Yesterday was the day. I was out in the yard shooting my recurve when I noticed a squirrel climb into that tree with larceny on its mind. I quickly went into the house, swapped out weapons, and put a stalk on the nut thief. Now I have a barrel to clean along with a squirrel.

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Re: Best way to clear a load from your barrel
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2021, 10:55:05 AM »
Never a bad thing to have to clean stuff, especially when it means protection of property!

Offline vtmtnman

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Re: Best way to clear a load from your barrel
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2021, 12:30:40 PM »
Always the best way to clear the barrel :thumbs: