Rifle Cleaning Rods | Gun Rods | Rifle Cleaning Patches | Pro-Shot | Forbytoo - Derek Lee Gunsmiths
Every shooter knows they should clean their gun after shooting. Serious shooters know the importance of using high quality rifle cleaning rods and patches. At Derek Lee Gunsmiths, one of the leading retailers of gun accessories in the UK, there are a few top quality gun rods to choose from. We also have rifle cleaning patches by Pro-Shot, and our own product, Forbytoo.
The first accessories necessary for cleaning a gun are gun rods. Parker Hale, a renowned gun care company, was originally from Germany and has now relocated to the UK in Birmingham. They manufacture some of the best rifle cleaning rods in the world. The rods come as either a solid one-piece rod or a three-piece gun rod, which can be disassembled for easy storage. With the help of a special adapter, the rods can be fitted with most brushes, jags, mops and patch holders from other manufacturers.
An integral part of the gun cleaning process is the rifle cleaning patches. Attached to the end of the rifle cleaning rods, the patch is used to remove residue and debris from the barrel and to spread lubricant. One of the best-known brands of patches is Pro-Shot. Located in Illinois, they are a family owned business that proudly manufactures 100% American made gun-cleaning products. Their patches are square or round and made with all natural cotton flannel, in several different sizes to fit various calibre barrels. Pro-Shot also manufactures gun rods, brushes, mops and jags, all specifically sized for different calibres, along with other gun cleaning supplies.
Another type of patch is Derek Lee Gunsmiths own creation, Forbytoo patches. These patches are also made of all natural flannel. They come in rolls of lengths ranging from six to 50 yards. The rolls come pre-marked in four by two inch rectangles for convenience, hence the name. A patch roll can also be obtained with pre-marked two by two squares, for smaller calibre barrels.