Hoppe’s “How to Clean” Videos Give Firearms Maintenance Tips

    Hoppe's "How to Clean" Video series is available now on YouTube.

    Hoppe's "How to Clean" Video series is available now on YouTube.

    Have you ever encountered a gun guy who wasn’t thoroughly acquainted with the aroma of Hoppe’s #9 gun cleaner? Such an anomaly would likely be difficult to find. Since Frank August Hoppe first mixed that famous nine-chemical concoction 117 years ago, the brand has become virtually ubiquitous in the realm of firearms cleaning. For many shooters, burnt powder and Hoppe’s #9 served as the fragrance of youth, and the venerable elixir is still going strong today.

    When they aren’t busy producing the old formula and putting out new products, the good folks over at Hoppe’s also produce instructional videos. In a recent press release, as shown below, they discuss their helpful “How to Clean” series.

    Hoppe's #9 - perfuming gun benches since 1903.

    Hoppe’s #9 – perfuming gun benches since 1903.

    Hoppe’s Debuts “How to Clean” Video Series

    Hoppe’s Debuts “How to Clean” Video Series

    New Hoppe’s Video Series Provides Cleaning Instructions on Most Popular Firearms

    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas –– Hoppe’s, the No.1 name in gun care products, announced today that it has added another new video to its popular “How to Clean” Series, which provides step-by-step cleaning instructions on some of today’s most popularly owned firearms. The 15-part video series is available for viewing on the Hoppe’s website,YouTube, and Facebook pages.

    Developed to provide effective, yet easy-to-follow cleaning instructions for a variety of different firearms, the Hoppe’s video series is the perfect resource for first time gun owners. The “How to Clean” series also serves as a valuable refresher course for any firearms enthusiast. Throughout the series, host Luke Williams, better known as Outdoors By Luke, provides simple and important tips on cleaning a myriad of firearms ranging from the popular Glock 17 pistol to the Ruger 10-22.

    “As the industry welcomes more first time firearms owners than ever before, the need to provide helpful cleaning instructions has never been greater,” said Eliza Graves, Sr. Brand Manager for Hoppe’s. “Through our instructional video series, longtime and novice gun owners alike can easily find helpful tips that will keep their firearms running like new.”

    To view the Hoppe’s new “How to Clean” series and to see the company’s full line of gun care products and accessories, be sure to visit www.hoppes.com

    About Hoppe’s

    In 1903, Frank August Hoppe mixed nine chemicals and created the world’s most effective gun cleaner. As a well-trained young soldier, Frank knew that gun care went far beyond just a clean rifle, but actually helped to ensure his safety while on the front lines of battle. Since that time, Hoppe’s has emerged as the leading gun care company, having grown along-side hunters, shooters, and soldiers who depend on their firearms every day. It has remained the most trusted name in gun care by advancing and evolving technologies to meet those needs. From the ever-popular and versatile No. 9 and the quick and easy BoreSnake, to the marvel of efficiency we call Gun Medic, Hoppe’s is the only name you need to know for firearm cleaning and protection. For more information, visit www.hoppes.com., connect on Instagram at www.instagram.com/hoppesguncare/ or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hoppesguncare.

    You can also access the videos via Hoppe's website.

    You can also access the videos via Hoppe’s website.

    Check out the videos for your own edification, or if you’re already well-versed, feel free to share them with a less experienced friend. If you really love the smell, you can even pick up a Hoppe’s-scented candle to provide you the signature scent even when you aren’t cleaning your guns. See you at the range!


    Photos courtesy of Hoppe’s.

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    Will P

    Lifelong hobby/sport shooter and hunter, former US Army infantryman, perpetual firearms student. Always seeking to become better and learn more. Interested in a wide variety of shooting disciplines, and passionate about all kinds of guns. Contact on Instagram: @WillTFB