“Many Milsurps”? A whole world of nations who adopted something other than a #1 Lee Enfield makes that more like a “few milsurps”..😉You may have hit the nail on the head there. Immediate cleaning!
I always do a few patches at the range before I leave, take the rifle home with a "wet bore"
then finish cleaning at home.
Apart from anything else the "pumping from a bucket" won't work with many milsurps as they have wood to the muzzle!
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