How often should I clean my Savage Model muzzle loader? Savage Moderator September 14, 2016 15:55 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 How often should I change the vent liner? How do I clean and care for rimfire/semi-automatic rifle? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.