What is Remington Rem Oil Used For?

What is Remington Rem Oil used for?

Remington’s Rem Oil is a superior lubricant for firearms or other machinery. Rem Oil is a petroleum based lubricant with a Teflon lubricant added. It not only lubricates but also cleans fouling, dirt and debris from gun actions, barrels and trigger assemblies. Rem Oil goes on wet with a very low viscosity (very thin consistency) but shortly dries and provides a long lasting dry film.

I have tested Rem Oil for its cleaning abilities and lubrication and it does very well especially lubrication. It’s very slippery and not does gum up or get sticky with age. I like how thin it is. It seeps into all cracks and crevices and the pores too.

Here’s my gun cleaning test featuring Rem Oil.

Here’s the carbon and powder fouling to be cleaned.

I soaked the carbon fouling with Rem Oil and let it sit for a few minutes. Then I used a few patches to wipe it clean.

You can see that most of the carbon wiped off easily, Rem Oil does clean but not as well as a straight gun cleaner like M-Pro 7 or Hoppe’s Elite.

Is Hoppe’s Elite Gun Cleaner Any Good?

Is Hoppe’s Elite Gun Cleaner any good?

I’ve tested many gun cleaners in the past 2 or 3 years and Hoppe’s Elite Gun Cleaner is one of the best. I burned 3 charges of smokeless powder on a flat steel bar and then soaked it with Hoppe’s Elite. I waited 10 minutes and then wiped it clean. It doesn’t get any easier than that!

So the short answer is YES…it’s very good and non-toxic too.

The best way to use Hoppe’s Elite Gun Cleaner is to apply a very generous amount or in other words SOAK the area to be cleaned and wait 10 minutes. Then run a few wet patches through the barrel and then a few dry patches. Done

Here is one of my gun cleaner tests featuring Hoppes Elite Gun Cleaner.