By: Dr. Jim and Mary Clary
We all have a wide assortment of gun cleaning tools/products and some of you may be wondering why we are writing about another. Very simply, this little "gem" is totally unique and a must-have for every hunter who ventures into the field.
When we prepare our gear for trekking or packing into the hills for a hunt, it is a rare person who takes their gun cleaning stuff with them. Yet, it is all too common for us to get dirt in the muzzle or action while hunting and then the dilemma. How to clean it out. In my younger days I looked for small sticks and ripped off pieces of cloth from a tee shirt as a swab. Smile if you want, but think of your own hunts... sound familiar?
The Bore Boss is a handy and compact tool that is long overdue. It takes up very little space and the rubber casing protects it, and your other gear, from damage. Simply pull back the "rubber" TPR ring that covers the polycarbonate case to remove the Bore Boss.
The Boss is no ordinary bore cleaner. Instead of a weighted string, it has a poly-coated steel cable with a ball at the end. On the other end is a phosphor-bronze brush attached to a quality braided bore mop. You simply thread the cable through the bore, attach the ball end to the case, which now functions as a handle, and pull the Bore Boss through the muzzle. The brush breaks most of the debris free and the mop pulls it out. Bingo, a superb field clean and you are ready to shoot. Then, simply coil the Boss around the case, flip the TPR ring back in place and drop it back into your pack.
This handy tool is also a great addition to any work bench for regular cleaning, but it is truly a must-have if you are going into the field.
The Bore Boss comes in the following sizes:
· 22 Cal.
· .40/.41 Cal.
· .44/.45 Cal.
· 20 Gauge
· 12 Gauge
The specifications are:
· Polycarbonate outside with TPR over molding
· Dual Action Cable loosens and removes carbon
· Flex-Case Handle stores and protects Dual Action Cable
· Clean storing system keeps carbon, cleaners, lubricants from causing a mess
· Ergonomic Handle easily pulls Dual Action Cable
· Patent-Pending Design
With an MSRP of $9.99, most of us can afford to buy one for each of our primary firearms, without breaking the bank.