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Cleaning Rest

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by RightIsRight, Jan 26, 2004.

  1. RightIsRight

    RightIsRight New Member

    Any thoughts on a decent cleaning rest for rifles and shotguns?

    I did a search for "cleaning rest" and came up with nada.
  2. P95Carry

    P95Carry Moderator Emeritus

    No specific link handy but .. do a search on ''MTM Case-gard'' ....... there is a large unit for the purpose ... and also a smaller range portable deal which doubles as a rifle rest etc.

    Probably best value IMO but others have some classy stuff for sale if you wanna spend. Cabelas i think have one of the up-market deals.

    My MTM stuff does the job for me.
  3. Preacherman

    Preacherman New Member

    See MTM's range of cleaning stands here. I use this one - very handy indeed.

  4. RightIsRight

    RightIsRight New Member

    Thanks for the help. That looks like just what I am looking for.
  5. noklue3

    noklue3 New Member


    I bought the one that Preacherman shows above at Wal-Mart two weeks ago for about $28.

    All the best,

  6. bogie

    bogie New Member

    I love the one I got from Sinclair's... It cost more, but you can take it apart.

    Charlie Hood has a beautiful one that integrates a pair of cleaning rod holders.
  7. ocabj

    ocabj New Member

    I use the Sinclair cradle myself. I got the one for benchrest rifles, but I can replace the saddles if I want since as bogie said, it can be taken apart.

  8. roo_ster

    roo_ster Active Member

    I built one out of scrap plywood, poly batting, vinyl, thumbtacks, and an 8" C-clamp.
    I use it for cleaning AND it is steady enough for me to install a scope and/or work on the rifle/shotgun.
  9. BluesBear

    BluesBear member

    I received my February Midway flyer today and they have the Tipton Gun Vise (#990-536) on sale complete with a free Tipton 12 piece solid brass cleaning jag set for 54.99. The vise itself usually sells for 69.98
  10. Mal H

    Mal H Administrator

    The Tipton gun vise is a very good item for cleaning and working on scopes, etc. It holds the rifle much steadier than a cradle. I bought one (Midway brand, but same one) several years ago and am very glad I did.

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