Stuck or Clogged Salt Pin Troubleshooting

How To Release A Stuck Or Clogged Salt Pin

  • Step 1: Empty all salt from the hopper (shake it and bang against your hand to dislodge grains that may be stuck).
  • Step 2: Drip a few drops/trickle of hot water (not boiling) into the salt hopper in order to dissolve residue.
  • Step 3: Let the gun rest for a couple of minutes (leave sitting/still) and then repeat as needed until pin pops up.
  • Step 4: Once you are able to fire the gun (several time in a row while its still wet/salt free), you are almost done!
  • Step 5: Last step is to thoroughly dry out your BUG-A-SALT before putting salt back in. We’ve had good luck using a hair dryer to speed up the drying process. Leaving your BUG-A-SALT outside in the sun (for an afternoon) is another good option.

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