CLEANING

GUN CLEANING SUPPLIES, TIPS AND TRICKS
Bore-Max Bore Foam

I got an H&R Plainsmen bolt-action .22LR on my eighth birthday. Proud as punch of my new gun, I was determined to take care of it,
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Ballistol: 1,001...

Over 30 years ago, I discovered the benefits of Ballistol oil. If ever there was a “do-it-all” snake oil, Ballistol would be it, but it actually does...
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We hate it but...

Cleaning guns is part of the process and American Handgunner's Roy Huntington has some recommendations on how to get started and build up a good...
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Real Avid Makes...

Proper care and cleaning of our guns is paramount to their performance, reliability and functionality. Some are born to tinker, while others would just as...
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Range Bags

Have I ever driven to the range, started setting up on a shooting bench, and found I’d forgotten an important item of shooting gear? Are you kidding?
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5.11 Small Kit...

While you’re creating an all-around survival kit list, I'll bet it numbers more than 10 items. Probably at least 20. So think of what you’ll put all...
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Real Avid 4-In-1...

The 4-in-1 Tool for Glock from Real Avid sets the new standard for multi-tools for guns. This compact tool holds four essential tools for any Glock owner....
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Keep Those...

Boeshield T-9 (from Brownells) is an extremely effective rust preventative and lubricant that’s just catching on with firearm fans. It was developed by...
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Power Clean...

I’m a “keep it simple” guy as much as possible so, while gadgets and widgets can and are often simply fun to mess with, I usually find myself going...
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Gun Grungy?

The Hoppe’s all new state-of-the-art Gun Medic line of products were developed to “resuscitate” dirty firearms. Gun Medic products clean and lubricate...
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Handgunner's...

Here is our annual compendium of conscientious consensus of what’s cool for you and your shooting buds. Take the cap off your highlighter and get to work...
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Champagne Taste...

Whether we fancy ourselves collectors, shooters, hunters or any combination of these, our typical answer to “How many guns do you need?” is “Just one...
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Environmentally...

Simone set a couple cups of coffee on the workbench where I was merrily cleaning a few guns, pulled up a chair and said, “We need to talk.” This sounded...
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Maintenance Miracles

It used to be Hoppe’s No. 9, some sort of “gun” oil, a brass bore brush, an old toothbrush and some torn-up T-shirt material (cloth diapers were the...
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Real Avid Gun...

Like me, you’ve probably got plenty of gun cleaning tools. Problem is mine are in drawers and bins around my gun bench or resting in coffee mugs next to...
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Cleaning on the Go

I don’t always have my range bag with me when I carry a concealed handgun but I’ve opted for the next best thing, at least in terms of keeping some...
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A Close Look At...

Do you keep a “home maintenance” calendar? You know, a list to keep track of when you should check your batteries in your smoke detector, aerate your...
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Gun Cleaning To...

I take good care of my carry guns, but those other “fun” guns I have, well — I clean ’em when I can’t get around not cleaning them!
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