Hi, i'm new as well. From IL (most of my life) but, parents owned 5 acres on Wasson Lake (Bigfork, MN). I lived in Hibbing for a year after high school.
Aging 45 y/o still in Illinois, would like to move to TN before it's all said and done:-)
Anyone who shoots a sabot bullet has had the problem with loading the next round with a dirty barrel we have all struggled with it.
Between muzzleloader shots I have done some research and testing on my own to find out what works for me for the next shot. I have been using a product called bore butter and when the muzzleloader is just sitting around I leave it caked in the barrel for protection. Have also found that if I lube my sabots with bore butter they really slide nicely down the barrel....