Field test: 2 newer, nontoxic gun cleaning products — one that’s all-veggie


July 2016

Solving the perennial problem of keeping firearms clean and functioning across a variety of conditions has resulted in dozens of new products and cleaning kits to hit the market in recent years. Of special concern was keeping autoloaders and semi-autos with rapid rates of fire cycling smoothly.We had the opportunity to try two newer firearms cleaners over the past several months. Neither was tested on any automatic weapons or any semiautos to the point of malfunction, but both worked well in terms of basic cleaning and subsequent use of the firearms. Read more.