How often should I clean my Savage Model muzzle loader? Savage Moderator April 11, 2013 18:58 Updated Follow When using smokeless powder – Every 50-60 shots or every other range session. When using Pyrodex® or black powder – Not more than 20 shots and same day after each use Related articles Is there a difference in accuracy between steel and stainless steel barrels? How do I clean and care for rimfire/bolt-action rifle? Can I store my muzzle loader loaded overnight?