Trapdoor Collector Discussion Board

[ Read Responses | Post a New Response | Return to the Index ]
[ Previous | Previous in Thread | Next in Thread | Next ]


Re: Cleaning 1884 without damaging or modifying finish

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 7 June 2017, at 8:41 p.m., in response to Re: Cleaning 1884 without damaging or modifying finish, posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 7 June 2017, at 5:05 p.m.

Thanks for sending the pictures. Nice rifle, not a lot of wear. Be careful not to chip the wood if you do takes it apart. Just don't use any more water-based cleaners! Leave it in the warm sun for a few days (to the extent you can) to assure that it gets DRY. After that, stick to oil-based stuff, and keep rubbing if you want.

I really don't see anything wrong with the color it is now, but that is just my taste. My specimen of that model does happen to have a fairly light stock, FWIW, but I bought it - back in 1970 - not because of that but because it was in nearly new condition.


Responses


Post a New Response

Your Name:

E-Mail Address:

Subject:

Please answer the riddle feature to prevent spam:    12 + 0 + 0 =

Message:



Return to the Trapdoor Collector home page via this link.