Category Archives: Cleaning Systems

Swab-its: New 3 in 1 Bore-Sticks Cleaning Tool Changes How People Clean Their 9mms

Swab-its® 9mm Bore-Sticks™ are now in mass production, so they should now be available at your favorite dealers and distributors, as well as at http://www.swab-its.com. The new 3 in 1 Swab-its Bore-Sticks are caliber-specific and also come with their own … Continue reading

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Swab-Its Star Chamber Cleaning Foam Swabs

Swab-Its manufactures a number of firearm cleaning products: Bore-tips, Gun-Tips, Bore-Whips, Bore-Sticks and now the Star Chamber Cleaning Foam Swab. The company differentiates itself in the marketplace by producing foam reusable cleaning accessories that are effective and easy to use. … Continue reading

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OTIS TECHNOLOGY PATRIOT CALIBER SPECIFIC CLEANING KITS

The Patriot series of caliber specific gun cleaning kits from OTIS Technology are the best general purpose gun cleaning kits on the market. In this review, I’ll give you some of the reasons why…

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Cleanliness is Next To Godliness

Your weapon’s performance is directly correlated to proper lubrication and cleaning; however, unless you are borne again hard, it often gets overlooked leading to accelerated wear and untimely malfunctions. There are a number of products on the market to make … Continue reading

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Swab-its Star Chamber Cleaning Swabs For The M4 / AR-15

AR owners are all too familiar with what a pain it is to clean the chamber. Swab-Its, makers of the popular Bore Tips, introduced their Star Chamber Cleaning foam swabs in late April 2017. We’ll be trying them out this … Continue reading

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Otis Announces Thin Blue Line Ripcord® Cleaning Kits in Honor of Police Week 2017

    Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology is proud to announce the launch of three special edition Thin Blue Line Ripcord® Cleaning Kits.  A portion of proceeds from the kits will support the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF).  … Continue reading

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Birchwood Casey Chooses Source Outdoor Group for Media Planning and Creative

Birchwood Casey, makers of shooting targets, firearms cleaning and maintenance supplies, gun refinishing products and firearms cases, is pleased to announce that it has selected Source Outdoor Group, of Gainesville, Georgia, for media planning and creative work. A standard in … Continue reading

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Bore-tips – Better. Faster. Easier.

  Bore-tips® by Swab-its® will get you back in action quickly. Lint-free, washable and re-useable, Bore-tips are caliber-specific firearms cleaning foam swabs that utilize your standard cleaning rod and provide a superior result compared to traditional cleaning methods. There is … Continue reading

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Creedmoor Sports Now Offers Bore Tech Cleaning Products

Creedmoor Sports has long manufactured quality products for precision rifle shooters, such as shooting mats and stools, spotting scope accessories and apparel, as well as, of course, ammunition. The company also partners with other quality manufacturers to provide additional products … Continue reading

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OTIS TECHNOLOGIES PATRIOT SERIES CLEANING KITS

At this year’s SHOT SHOW, Otis Technologies introduced several new products and enhancements to its existing line. The PATRIOT series of firearm cleaning kits by Otis made their first debut at the show. These cleaning kits offer the basic Breech-to-Muzzle® … Continue reading

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Hoppe’s Black is Premium Care for Modern Sporting Rifles

  OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – January 13, 2017 – Hoppe’s, the best-known name in gun care products, releases a new high-performance line of cleaners and lubes designed specifically for the needs of modern shooters. The formulations in Hoppe’s Black line … Continue reading

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OTIS ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCTS FOR 2017

Lyons Falls, NY:  Otis Technology is proud to announce its new products for 2017.  These products will debut at the 2017 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show on January 17-20, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.The PATRIOT Series of firearm cleaning … Continue reading

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Swab-Its® Adds Bore-Sticks™ 357/.38cal/9mm

Swab-Its® has recently added to their line of gun cleaning and reusable foam swabs .357/.38cal and 9mm Bore-Sticks™. The Bore-Stick™ takes the place of a rod, jag and patch, is reusable and lint and fiber free, and can also be … Continue reading

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AR15 Hygiene A La Kyle Defoor

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TAC SHIELD Universal Long Gun Cleaning Kits

Universal Rifle Cleaning Kit and a Universal Shotgun Cleaning Kit: Both feature the most commonly needed hardware components necessary to maintain these long guns, including premium brass cleaning rods and a pull-through cable. These components in particular help protect the … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Clean Technologies Adds More All-Star Brands to OEM Line-up

Breakthrough Clean Technologies® is proud to announce their partnership with firearms manufacturers, Innovative Gun Fighter Solutions ®, Rebel Arms Corp. ®, & Viking Armament ®. These great brands will be offering Breakthrough Clean Technologies® products with every firearm sold. All … Continue reading

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OTIS INTRODUCES NEW LINE OF CLEANERS, LUBRICANTS AND PROTECTANTS

Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology is excited to announce a line of four cleaners, three lubricants, two protectants and two CLPs to complement its already extensive line of firearm maintenance products.  These American-made formulas feature packaging and naming that easily … Continue reading

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The Story of How Swab-Its Keeps Changing the Way People Clean Their Guns

This is the story of an innovative American company, Super Brush LLC, which, through its Swab-Its® division changed the way people have cleaned their firearms for the past 200 years. For 60 plus years, the company has been developing and … Continue reading

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OTIS TECHNOLOGY RIPCORD IN 12 AND 20 GAUGE

OTIS Technology introduced the Ripcord® one pass cleaning tool in August 2013, since then they’ve added support for several pistol and rifle calibers. Last January, at the 2016 SHOT SHOW, the company introduced a Ripcord® for your shotguns in 12 … Continue reading

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OTIS TECHNOLOGY AR VENT HOLE SCRAPER

It’s hard to imagine a company with a more expansive portfolio of weapon cleaning solutions than OTIS Technology. The company is a global leader and its products permeate armed forces around the world. With this kind of resume, it’s easy … Continue reading

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Super Brush LLC Introduces .30 Caliber Bore-Whips

The folks at Super Brush have introduced a .30 caliber rifle  Bore-Whip to properly clean your favorite rifle breach to muzzle. The  Bore-Whip is a 45” long neon colored pull handle that is light weight, easy to carry and non-metallic. … Continue reading

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OTIS TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCED NEW SHOTGUN RIPCORDS AND THE AR VENT HOLE SCRAPER

The OTIS RIPCORD requires no introduction. They make excellent range bag cleaning tools removing bore carbon buildup soon after the weapon is fired; making the subsequent thorough cleaning less of a choir. They’ve also added an AR Vent Hole Scraper. … Continue reading

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Swab-its Brand Bore-tips Now DIVA WOW Approved

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Swab-its®, the makers of Bore-whips™, Bore-tips® and Gun-tips™, is pleased to announce that Bore-tips have been declared “DIVA Approved” by DIVA Women Outdoors Worldwide (DIVA WOW). “We’re thrilled that Bore-tips is recognized as an officially approved shooting … Continue reading

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OTIS TECHNOLOGIES NEW PRODUCTS FOR 2016

Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology announced its new products for 2016.  These products will debut at the 2016 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas on January 19th – 22nd. Otis has expanded its Ripcord® product line with … Continue reading

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OTIS Technology Buy One Get One Free RIPCORD Promotion

Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology is offering a buy-one-get-one-free promotion on its Ripcord® product line. There are several ways consumer can take advantage of this BOGO. By purchasing through the Otis website, consumers can purchase any size Ripcord and get … Continue reading

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OTIS Technology To Debut New Products At Shot Show 2015

Otis Technology is excited to announce several new products for 2015 debuting at the SHOT Show on January 20th – 23rd in Las Vegas. Otis has expanded the Ripcord® product line by adding three new sizes –  .243 cal/6.5mm, .270 … Continue reading

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Otis Technology Becomes NSSF Voting Member

Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology is proud to announce that the company was recently approved for Voting Membership status in the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for America’s firearms industry.  In order to become a NSSF Voting … Continue reading

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Add Spice To Your Weapon Cleaning With Swab-its Gun-tips and Bore-tips.

As we all know, gun cleaning is like baking Lasagna there are at least a million recipes all of which taste good, but some are just better than others. Once you find the one you like we tend to want … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2014 – OTIS Technologies

OTIS Technologies is easily one of the most innovative companies around. They don’t just churn out products they are active in the shooting sport community and they are also amazing corporate citizens. You won’t find an outfit that is more … Continue reading

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OTIS Technology Ripcord–One Pass Cleaning System

I’ve just completed a short review of OTIS Technology’s RIPCORD®. I’ve never been too enamored with bore snakes, but their convenience and practicality cannot be underrated. I think OTIS has elevated that concept with its RIPCORD®.  NOMEX material and helix … Continue reading

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OTIS Technology Ripcord

The folks at OTIS Technology were kind enough to send us a sample of their RIPCORD™ one pass cleaning system, which we’re going to review for you in October. I am stoked about it because it is the essence of … Continue reading

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OTIS Technology Introduces The Ripcord™

The Ripcord™ is composed of heat resistant Nomex® fibers braided over a molded rubberized core/cable combination and offers the ability to clean firearms properly from Breech-to-Muzzle® in one quick and easy pass. The Nomex® material acts as both a brush … Continue reading

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OTIS TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS WITH AIRNESCO GROUP LTD.

OTIS Technology and Airnesco have joined forces forming a strategic alliance to market weapon system maintenance technologies globally. OTIS Technology is a world leader in small arms maintenance solutions and Airnesco is a global supplier of large bore maintenance systems. … Continue reading

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A Call To The Tactical Nylon Industry !

The overwhelming majority of professionals working in the defense sector and tactical industry are gentlemen. Worldly individuals with strength of character and a great deal of class. The mere thought of disarray is vulgar to these men. They are leaders … Continue reading

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OTIS TECHNOLOGY AN AS 9100:2009 FACILITY

On March 14, 2013 Otis Technology became registered as an AS 9100:2009 certified facility. This certification includes ISO 9001:2008 compliance. The AS 9100:2009 is a standard specifically for aviation, space, and defense organizations and incorporates the ISO 9001:2008 quality standards … Continue reading

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OTIS Technologies Announces Its New Products For 2013.

Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology is excited to announce several new products for 2013 debuting at the SHOT Show on January 15th – 18th in Las Vegas. Encouraging youth and female involvement in hunting and shooting sports has always been … Continue reading

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