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bows-n-guns 10-14-2009 12:12 AM

Get wet?
 
I have a CVA Optima and their calling for rain on Saturday. Have you guy's ever used your In-Line in the rain.

Adam K 10-14-2009 12:24 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
Used mine last year with no problems. It went off (I missed) but had no problems with the rain.

bwent 10-14-2009 12:26 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
Balloon over the muzzle to keep the powder dry.

deerhunter87 10-14-2009 12:39 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
also with the baloon i herd that electrical tape will work too to put over the muzzle.

Lukezeb 10-14-2009 12:45 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
I use electrical tape on mine with no problems. Never had a problem with my inline in the rain or snow.

duckman76 10-14-2009 12:54 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
T/C's are fine for the rain, not sure about CVA. It should be alright.

Big Redneck 10-14-2009 01:33 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
Encore and omegas are just like taking the 06 out in the rain, no problems if you use a little TLC.

Woodywoodduck 10-14-2009 01:47 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
I have a CVA, not the kind you have....

The last day of early muzzleloader season last year, we got pounded with rain...

I just kept the end of the barrel pointed toward the ground each time the rain let loose.....

Saw 1 deer all day and it did not give me a shot...

After my buddy and I were done hunting, I fired it into a target at the farm... Went right off no problems at all!

PA RIDGE RUNNER 10-14-2009 02:58 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
If you have a closed breech inline and cover the muzzle end you should be good. I have a Knight open breech model so I have to be careful with that in the rain. As for covering the muzzle end I have used several types of tape, a piece of plastic and a rubber band, a sandwich baggie a piece of bandaid and a finger cut from one of those yellow rubber gloves used for dish washing. Caution do not cut the finger off one while the wife is wearing it.

springfreak 10-14-2009 03:06 AM

Re: Get wet?
 
Yep, no problem!


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