thanks Berdan, that might explain why my fathers 45 cal thompson center and 50 cal CVA are so much harder to load than any of the other muzzle loaders I've tried. all of the others used bore butter while his remained...er... unseasoned. actually broke the ram rod on the 45 trying to load it after about 5 rounds when we had it out for my little brother's birthday party.
all guns lost in a tragic smelting accident.
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