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Old 11-07-2010, 04:42 PM
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I have heard a little about teflon tape being used on breech plugs.I'm getting ready to go do some shooting maybe tomorrow.The question is do i need teflon tape and use my T17 Breech Plug Grease together or can i just use Breech plug grease on my Omega Breech Plug
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Old 11-07-2010, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by zZ50CalZz View Post
I have heard a little about teflon tape being used on breech plugs.I'm getting ready to go do some shooting maybe tomorrow.The question is do i need teflon tape and use my T17 Breech Plug Grease together or can i just use Breech plug grease on my Omega Breech Plug
The Teflon Tape is more of a use for (Blow Back) than for ease of removing the Breechplug, even though it serves both porpouses. If you have little to no Blowback the T17 BP Grease is enough.
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:15 PM
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I quit using grease several years ago - just a bit messy for me. Just hated cleaning it out of threads - I only use tape now.

Probably not needed on a Speed Breech, especially shooting BH but I still use it...

This is an over-due job - but I feel better... and I am shooting T7 so it doesn't hurt....

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Old 11-07-2010, 05:19 PM
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On my Omega breech plug, i use only teflon tape. On my Accura breech plug i use only teflon tape.

No grease for me.
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:32 PM
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Hey thanks for the info guy's I have 2 tubes of grease so guess I'll use it up just was reading a HORROR story about a seized up breech plug.
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:39 PM
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Do you wind your tape clockwise or counter clockwise?

I personally use both the tape and some Slick 50 One Grease I smear on the tape. I have never, since I started doing that, had a stuck plug.
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:56 PM
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I wrap mine with the direction of the threads as you insert it. If you go the other way it can ball up and tear....
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Old 11-07-2010, 06:00 PM
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So you guy's think i should just use tape or both or just grease if i just use this grease how many times can i shoot until i have to take it out and clean it?
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Old 11-07-2010, 06:10 PM
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Just lookin at your picture of your breech plug Sabotloader was that target shoot by a muzzleloader that's some nice shooting.
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Old 11-07-2010, 06:30 PM
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I wipe the threads with a lightly oiled patch then apply Teflon tape. I used to use Loctite anti seize but it is really messy.
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