New 1. 2. 3. Done! Cleaning Kit From Hoppe’s

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One of my favorite relaxing pastimes is cleaning my guns. Somehow there’s not much I find more calming than the familiar motions and smells of taking my time cleaning my guns, and because of that I admit to owning more than a few cleaning supplies and accessories. Yes, I have my favorites, but a new offering is bound to catch my attention, especially when it comes from a company like Hoppe’s.

Hoppe’s has a new cleaning kit out called 1. 2. 3. Done! that’s being offered in several calibers. Each kit incudes their No. 9 bore cleaner and lubricating oil as well as a caliber or gauge-specific bore snake. And for the new shooter or just those unfamiliar with bore snakes, there’s a photographic guide. Remember, clean guns perform more reliably – and better – than filthy ones, so whatever your favorite brand of cleaner is, use it.

From Hoppe’s:

Hoppe’s®, makers of renowned gun care products for more than 100 years, has a new line of gun cleaning kits that make maintaining firearms in the field quick and easy.

The new 1.2.3. Done! kits include a caliber/gauge specific Hoppe’s BoreSnake® along with 2-ounce bottles of time-tested and proven Hoppe’s No. 9 bore cleaner to quickly remove powder residue, lead, metal fouling and rust, and Hoppe’s high-viscosity lubricating oil.

1.2.3. Done! Kits come with easy-to-understand photo directions to help shooters use the BoreSnake cleaning system for best results.

1.2.3. Done! Kits sell for a suggested retail of $26.45 and come in the following options:

• 22 Caliber Pistol Kit
• 9mm, 380, 38, 357 Pistol Kit
• 40 Cal /10mm Pistol Kit
• 45 ACP, 45 Colt, 454 Pistol Kit
• 223, 5.56, 22LR Rifle Kit
• 30 Cal, 7.62, 308, 300 Rifle Kit
• 12 Gauge Shotgun Kit
• 20 Gauge Shotgun Kit

For more on Hoppe’s, go to www.hoppes.com

Hoppe’s is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company.



katie.ainsworth

Katie is an avid shooter, hunter, military journalist, and Southern girl. Firearms are her passion whether at the range or on a spot-and-stalk after a big buck. She’s a staff writer at The Firearm Blog and writes about guns, hunting, and the military for various publications both online and in print such as Outdoor Life, Handguns, and Shooting Illustrated. Shoot her a message at ainsworth.kat@usa.com


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  • Mark

    That’s a really good idea. Kinda makes you think why didn’t Hoppe’s do this before?

  • Paul White

    as a somewhat new shooter I’m still trying to find a really good convienent kit. I have a crappy walmart special one but a lot of the brushes and stuff are already damaged. Would this be sufficient (perhaps paired with a toothbrush for cleaning slides and innards?)

    • Grindstone50k

      I use Hoppe’s solvent and oil and I find it to do it’s job very well. Maybe there’s products out there that are even better, but for the average amateur shooter, a Hoppe’s basic rifle/pistol/shotgun kit should suit you fine. I would advise you to buy more patches. I bought a bag of 1000 from Sportsmans Guide for $6 and it’s lasting me a year, even after loading out handfuls to my dad and friends.
      But, if you use a boresnake, then patches won’t be a big concern. I have a Hoppe’s Viper boresnake in .45 for my 1911. It does it’s job ok, but when I scrub the bore with a brass brush and swab it with patches, I still have a bit of carbon coming out. I find it’s good to use at the range while the powder is still hot. A quick pass or two and it’s mostly cleaned out.

  • Samson

    Or you could just pick up all three of these from Walmart….. most likely at a discount….

  • Sickshooter0

    Freshly baked bread and Hoppe’s #9; two of my favorite smells.

  • ghost

    The bore snake is the best thing since peanut butter.