I need help!! First black powder rifle

RVTECH

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Late to the thread and it looks you got a lot of good info but I would like to add if you have any barrel pitting or tough rust to remove inside it you can 'lightly' lap the barrel with water based valve lapping compound.

I restored a T/C Renegade a couple years ago that was a lot worse than your rifle and some careful lapping of the barrel really helped and the rifle shoots very accurately.
 
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I must have missed it or you guys didn't tell the OP about the bent front site.
Lol.
It could be bent because that's how you adjust the sites lol
I wouldn't bend it back until you fire it .
Might already be sited in for you.
 

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It could be bent because that's how you adjust the sites lol
Yea maybe that's how you attempt a crude sight adjustment on a fixed sight gun - and destroy it.

Ever seen a bent sight on a Colt or S & W ? I have - Dang near made me want to cry!

The sights on this rifle are dovetailed and can be drifted to perform adjustments.
 

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