Minnesota Hunter Safety Course


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

Cleaning patches that fit the bore size of the firearm


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

Cleaning Rods

Cleaning rods or a bore snake


Gunsmithing screwdrivers


Brass or nylon brushes that fit onto the cleaning rods

Slotted Tips

A slotted tip or jag for cleaning patches

Copper Brush

A short copper cleaning brush or an old toothbrush

Bore Light

Bore light/Light Pipe

Latex Gloves

Latex gloves

Eye Protection

Eye-protection gear

Clean Rags

Clean rags

Solvents, Oils, and Grease

Gun cleaning solvents, oil and grease