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Knight Rifles Welcomes Doug Schwartz: Competitive Shooting Champion

Knight Rifles Welcomes Doug Schwartz: Competitive Shooting Champion The Knight Pro Shooter Team is pleased to introduce its newest member, Doug Schwartz. Doug is an Award-Winning Competitive Shooting Champion from Monroe, Indiana, with an impressive history of wins in the world of shooting. Starting out as a professional competitive archer, Doug lived every sportsman’s dream,…

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Barrel Conversion Instructions

To convert your Knight KP1 among the various barrel options available from Knight Rifles, follow the instructions indicated below. Rimfire to Centerfire Follow all of the centerfire/rimfire disassembly steps and assembly steps, switching out the rimfire barrel for the centerfire barrel. Be sure to switch the firing pin from the top to the bottom hole…

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Centerfire Firing Pin and Trigger Disassembly

Turning the receiver and butt stock slightly on its side, locate the trigger group release lever. While gripping the trigger group, push the release lever forward and hold. With a slight rocking motion, remove the trigger group by pulling it out and away from the receiver. Set the trigger group aside. Turn the receiver upside…

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Barrel Disassembly Centerfire Cont.

Compress the breach lock release button until you feel that the action is free to open. Open the action by holding onto the receiver and stock and gently pulling downward on the front of the barrel. Hold the receiver and buttstock with the action open and the breach exposed. Grip the extractor with the thumb…

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Disassembly and Assembly (Centerfire and Rimfire)

Be sure the rifle is not loaded or primed before disassembly or assembly. Always check the chamber for shells or breech plug for the presence of a priming devise. Using the ramrod, ensure that there is no projectile or powder charge loaded on all muzzleloaders. Study the rifle schematic and acquaint yourself with the different…

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209 Bare Breech Plug Conversion Instructions

The Knight KP1 muzzleloader can be converted to use Bare 209 primer without the Full Plastic Jacket using the 209 Bare Breech Plug available from Knight Rifles. 1. Remove the old breech plug from the rifle. 2. Generously grease the new breech plug with breech plug grease. 3. Insert the new breech plug, utilizing the…

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Muzzleloader Barrel Assembly

Turn the rifle slightly to its side with one hand, and with the other, align the pivot pin hole of the welding lug with the pivot pin hole of the receiver. Once you are certain the holes are aligned, push the pivot pin through until flush with both sides of the receiver Install the breech…

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Firing Pin And Trigger Assembly

Replace the firing pin in the firing pin retaining hole located in the hammer slot of the receiver. Ensure that the firing pin is rotated to enter the bottom firing pin hole. Turn the receiver upside down and locate the firing pin retainer set screw. Using the flat screwdriver end of the extractor turn the…

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Trigger and Firing Pin Removal

Turning the receiver and buttstock slightly on its side locate the trigger group release lever. While gripping the trigger group, push the release lever forward and hold. With a slight rocking motion, remove the trigger group by pulling out and away from the receiver. Set the trigger group aside. Turn the receiver upside down and…

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Breech Plugs

The Knight Rifle KP1 muzzleloader comes equipped with a removable breech plug for easier cleaning. The included breech plug is a Full Plastic Jacket breech plug suitable for Full Plastic Jacket loading. The breech plug should be removed at the end of each shooting session for a thorough cleaning of the bore and breech area.…

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