Best Foaming Bore Cleaner
Here’s a sure bet that you can’t go wrong with…M-Pro 7 Foaming Bore Cleaner.
The advantage of a foaming bore cleaner is that the cleaner gets on every inch of the bore because of the expanding foam. Regular gun cleaner has to be sprayed either directly in the bore or it has to be applied to a patch or brush and then the patch/brush has to be pushed through the bore. Sometimes not enough cleaner gets on the bore with the patch method. Foaming bore cleaner saturates the bore.
There are quite a few foaming bore cleaners to chose from. Here is a list of the ones that are available.
- M-Pro7 Foaming Bore Cleaner
- Gunslick Foaming Bore Cleaner
- BreakFree BCF-3-12 Bore Cleaner
- Outers Foaming Bore Cleaner
- Wipe Out Foaming Bore Cleaner
- Hoppes Elite Foaming Bore Cleaner
- CVA Barrel Blaster
- Birchwood Casey Bore Scrubber
All of these products have great reviews except for the Birchwood Casey Bore Scrubber Foaming Gel Bore Cleaner. Apparently it was hard to apply and also remove. From the reviews, all of the other products do a great job. The only one that I would not buy again is Wipe Out Foaming Bore Cleaner. I tried it several years ago and it cleaned well BUT it damaged the bluing on my rifle barrel. There was an oval area by the muzzle where the Wipe Out ran out of the barrel and onto the side of the barrel. The bluing turned a lighter shade and stood out.
My pick out of these 8 foaming bore cleaners is M-Pro 7 and BreakFree. I have used both with excellent results. They clean really well without any surprises like damaged bluing. They are easy to apply, just spray down the barrel and wait 10 minutes. The foaming action gets cleaner in every pore [top, bottom and sides] of the bore. Then patch and/or brush several times. You’re Done.
Both are non-toxic. It doesn’t get any easier than that with the exception of using a Boresnake.
I highly recommend M-Pro 7 products above all else. Nothing works better and few work as well plus no smell and non-toxic. I’ve done many gun cleaner test in the past 5 years and M-Pro 7 stands above the rest. Nothing cleans better. Period