Author Topic: Cleaning up a greasy gunstock recommendations?  (Read 550 times)

Offline Bill Wilde

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Cleaning up a greasy gunstock recommendations?
« on: May 22, 2023, 04:29:48 AM »
A friend brought in an 1864 Springfield musket in the "black". The stock feels like and looks like it might have been hanging up in a greasy kitchen for decades. Looking for recommendations to clean off the stock without damaging the original stock finish. Thanks for any help and thanks for this forum which I enjoy regularly!

Offline WESTbury

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Re: Cleaning up a greasy gunstock recommendations?
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2023, 05:11:34 AM »

If the RM 's metal matches the stock do not do anything except wipe the RM with soft dry cloths.

By the way, read rule Number One for posting subjects. :)

« Last Edit: May 22, 2023, 05:21:53 AM by WESTbury »
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