Illinois Hunter Safety Course

 

Materials used for Cleaning a Firearm

When cleaning firearms, always clean from the breech end if possible. This will push out all powder residue and cleaning solution out the muzzle and prevent damage to the muzzle crown. Disassemble your firearm according to manufacturer's recommendations.

 

Cleaning Patches

 Rest 

 Cleaning Rods 

Cleaning patches that fit the bore size of the firearm

A firearm holder to hold the firearm firmly in a horizontal position

Cleaning rods or a bore snake

 Screwdrivers 

  Brushes  

  Slotted Tips  

Gunsmithing screwdrivers

Brass or nylon brushes that fit onto the cleaning rods

A slotted tip or jag for cleaning patches

  Copper Brush  

   Bore Light   

   Latex Gloves   

A short copper cleaning brush or an old toothbrush

Cleaning rods or a bore snake

Bore light/Light Pipe

Latex gloves

   Eye Protection   

    Clean Rags    

Solvents, Oils, and Grease

Eye-protection gear

Clean rags

Gun cleaning solvents, oil and grease

 

 

 

 
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