Gun Cleaning Tables
Gun cleaning tables are a must-have accessory for hunters who want to avoid the trauma of reloading after each shot. But more important than this practicality is the ease of use, which makes them a must-have in every hunting kit. There are various types and designs available in gun cleaning equipment. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages. The most popular gun cleaning equipment types are discussed below. You can consider using these, or a combination, to effectively maintain your firearms, especially your long-range rifles.
Gun solvent - this is the least expensive among the gun cleaning tables. It is made from a blend of mineral spirits, water and lubricants. This gun cleaning table's advantage is that it is ideal to be used for cleaning both semi automatics and the more powerful long range firearms like the rifles and shotguns.
Gun cleaning mats - these are also ideal to clean any type of firearm. The cleaning mat's main advantage is that it creates a heat source that removes the grease, soil, and grime from the small parts of the firearm, especially the trigger and the pins. A gun cleaning mat is an ideal choice to use on your small arms. It has holes or compartments in strategic places to store your other cleaning implements like cotton swabs and other equipment. However, cleaning mats can cause damage to your firearm.
Gun cleaning mitts - this is another type of table that you can use to safely clean your firearm. It comes in different sizes and thicknesses depending on how much surface area your firearm will have. There are two main types of mitts: the full-size (which can fit up to eight ounces of solvent) and the half-size (which can only accommodate four ounces of solvent).
Gun Cleaning Tables With Stands - this type of gun cleaning mats is perfect to put on top of your table. It allows you to put your glock(s) on top of the table and get them dirty. This is an ideal solution if you plan to clean your firearm with a damp cloth or brush. The bottom stand of the mat allows you to put your gun down for safe drying. Some manufacturers provide a rubberized surface on the bottom stand to help prevent damage from occurring.
Gun Cleaning Mats with Silicone Matting - this type of gun cleaning mats come in different sizes and shapes. The main difference between these mitts is that one comes with an adhesive strip on the backside to hold the gun in place. This mat is made of the same material as many cleaning mitts and canvases except it has a silicone backing that prevents it from sticking to any surface while still being able to hold the gun in place. The advantage of using a silicone mat is that the gun will not slide around the sides while still in use. The mats come in two separate pieces; the first is a thick, clear, vinyl-like material that you can place over the gun and mold to fit; and the second piece is made of a clear, waxed canvas that you can soak up with a towel and place over the gun. You simply take the mat out and place the item on top of the gun then snap the two pieces together and pull the two apart to form a seal.
Gun Cleaning Table with Canvas Rolls - this cleaning mat is similar to the pad mentioned above but instead of having the backing that keeps the gun from moving around, this mat comes with two separate rolls. The first roll is used to soak up the gun in the solvent; the second roll is used to place on top of the gun and buff up the surface of the firearm. The advantage to these mats is that they are convenient and inexpensive because you do not have to buy two cleaning supplies. Just place the first roll on top of the gun and push it down to soak up the solvent, pull it apart and place the second roll onto the gun and buff the surface up until the item is clean and free of any gunk.
Gun cleaning mats are a great way to reduce the gunk build up on your handguns so they last longer and are more hygienic. These mats have been specifically designed for use with glocks, so they work especially well for maintenance and cleaning. Due to their small size, these mats are easily placed anywhere where you need a portable surface for keeping your handguns clean, such as the gun shelf in your office or home office, or a table in the den where you may want to keep your handgun safe and out of reach of children. There are many other uses for these types of mats as well, but the main benefit is that they can protect your handguns and eliminate the gunk build up that plagues so many handguns.