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Steps for loading an in-line muzzleloader
  1. Check for load and swab bore dry.
  2. Open bolt or breechblock to ensure that no cap/primer is installed.
  3. Point in safe direction and close block.
  4. Clear channel by firing cap.
  5. Drop in powder or pellets.
  6. Place bullet in muzzle.
  7. Use starter to push bullet into muzzle.
  8. Use ramrod to seat bullet completely.
  9. Open bolt or breechblock.
  10. Install cap or primer.
  11. Close block, and either push safety to on safe or fire.