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Gun Cleaning For People Who Hate It

Many shooters despise gun cleaning, but if you do it right, with the best tools, time can be saved for more enjoyable shooting and training activities.

Rifleman Q&A: Keeping Blackpowder Guns Rust-Free

An American Rifleman subscriber writes the editors asking how best to combat the acidic nature of blackpowder to prevent corrosion and rust. The simple answer may shock you. 

Exploded View: Springfield M1A Rifle

Since its acceptance for use in the service rifle class of competition by both the DCM and the NRA in 1974, the .308-Win.-cal. M1A and, to a lesser degree, other such M14 clones have risen from obscurity to ubiquity in the hands and minds of shooters ranging from Vietnam vets to ranchers to highpower rifle competitors.

Preview: Hoppe's Ready Roll Gun Cleaning Kit

Hoppe's Ready Roll gun-cleaning kit makes it easy to convert a 5-gallon bucket into a dedicated cleaning tub.

CCW Gun Maintenance: 7 Must-Know Tips

Maintaining your self-defense gun is a critical part of your self-defense plan. Here are a few tips to keep your CCW pistol looking and running right.

Otis Expands Ripcord Offerings, Introduces Shooter’s Choice Universal Cleaning Kit

Otis Technology expanded its collection of cleaning kits and tools for gun owners in 2020. Here's the latest gear you'll need to keep your guns maintained.

Field Tested: Real Avid's AR-15 Armorer's Master Kit

To save folks the trouble of searching for the right tools, Real Avid has released the AR15 Armorer's Master Kit.

Product Preview: Lyman Borecam

This digital borescope, with the assistance of the included monitor, allows shooters to visually inspect their guns’ barrels for rifling and chamber damage and fouling.

Product Preview: BarrelBuddy Bore Cleaning Swabs

BarrelBuddy has released a technology it hopes will relegate the cleaning patch to the dustbin of history.

Tips & Techniques: Sticking Glock Mags

You’re shooting a string of fire, the slide locks open and you go to perform an emergency reload only to find the magazine stuck in place—it can be quite frustrating. How can you fix it?

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