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 Post subject: Storing muzzle loaders
PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:19 pm 
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Is there any reason why I shouldn't store muzzle loading pistols or shotguns with the barrel off?

The cabinet is in the house and not vulnerable to heat, cold or damp.

I find I can fit them in better if I separate woodwork and barrel. The shotgun is too long to fit in a cabinet assembled anyway.

I'd appreciate it if anyone could share their thoughts on this.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:53 pm 
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No real reason why not.
Some shotgun cabinets are designed so you have to store them 'broken' and then the cabinet doesn't take up too much space.

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