12 New “Smart Chemicals” from Otis That’ll Keep Your Gun Running

   02.07.17

12 New “Smart Chemicals” from Otis That’ll Keep Your Gun Running

Otis is a popular brand of gun cleaning stuff, and they’ve built a strong reputation for innovation. At the 2017 SHOT Show, Otis was showing off something new for them: chemicals for gun cleaning and maintenance. They’ve got quite a few offerings in this new line; here’s a rundown. (Be aware that we haven’t tested any of these products or their claims; this is not a product review.)

MSR/AR Cleaner

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(Photo: Otis)

This bio-based formula quickly and effectively removes carbon, copper and lead fouling, and is recommended for use on bores, bolt carrier groups, locking lugs and any other areas with fouling buildup.

  • Designed for use on MSR/AR-style rifles
  • Removes stubborn carbon, copper and lead fouling with ease
  • Safe on all gun metals
  • Available in 2 oz. and 4 oz. bottles

Complete Gun Cleaner

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(Photo: Otis)

Otis Complete Cleaner removes carbon, copper and lead, taking care of all basic firearm-cleaning needs. This bio-based cleaner also acts as a rust preventative.

  • Removes stubborn carbon, copper and lead fouling with ease
  • Prevents rust and corrosion
  • Safe on all gun metals
  • Available in 2 oz. and 4 oz. bottles

Copper Remover

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(Photo: Otis)

Otis Copper Remover quickly and effectively removes copper fouling. This unique formula is biodegradable, has no harsh odor and also acts as a rust preventative.

  • Removes copper fouling with ease
  • Prevents rust and corrosion
  • Safe on all gun metals
  • Available in 2 oz. and 4 oz. bottles

Firearm Surface Prep

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(Photo: Otis)

Carbon, grease and grit can hide in the most hard-to-reach places. Use Firearm Surface Prep to safely clear these contaminants without disassembling your firearm. This bio-based formula cleans fast with no rinsing required.

  • Blasts away hard-to-reach contaminants so you can clean your gun without disassembly
  • Removes carbon, debris, grease, and hardened oils
  • No rinsing required — just wipe away
  • Available in 10 oz. aerosol can

Dry Lube

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(Photo: Otis)

Designed for desert use, it lets you quickly and effectively lubricate your firearm in the most unforgiving environments. Dries to the touch in less than 20 seconds.

  • One drop penetrates to immediately cover over an inch of surface area
  • Dries to the touch in less than 20 seconds
  • Seals out moisture with a thin film of lubricant
  • Penetrates into tight fitting areas for easy disassembly of parts
  • Available in 2 oz. & 4 oz. aerosol can

Firearm Lubricant

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(Photo: Otis)

High performance, bio-based formula migrates into the tight spaces of your action or barrel. With anti-wear and corrosion protection additives, this formula is designed to stand up to extreme use.

  • Protects actions, barrels, and other surfaces that are subject to friction
  • Defends internal and external metal parts from wear and corrosion
  • Provides excellent lubrication in all environments
  • Migrates into tight spaces
  • Available in 2 oz. bottle, 4 oz. & 10 oz. aerosol

Firearm Grease

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(Photo: Otis)

Otis Grease is a high performance, bio-based formula with anti-wear and corrosion protection additives. The outcome is a formula that stands up to friction in high and low temperatures.

  • Aluminum complex thickener with anti-wear and corrosion protection additives delivers advanced protection against friction
  • Non-toxic
  • Available in 0.5 oz. tube and features AP brush and end brush for precision application


Firearm Protectant

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(Photo: Otis)

Otis Firearm Protectant is a bio-based formula that uses water displacement to protect your gun from oxidation, rust, and corrosion in inclement weather conditions. Great also as a short term storage solution -– with protection lasting 3-6 months if used indoors.

  • Protects firearms from oxidation, rust, and corrosion
  • Ideal for use prior to inclement weather
  • Displaces water and leaves a thin protective film
  • Protects firearms indoors 3-6 months
  • Available in 2 oz. bottle and 4 oz. aerosol

Long Term Firearm Protectant

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(Photo: Otis)

This bio-based formula uses water displacement and leaves a thin waxy film to protect against corrosion for long-lasting protection. Protects firearms up to 12 months if used indoors.

  • Protects firearms from oxidation, rust, and corrosion
  • Ideal for use for end-of-season storage
  • Displaces water and leaves a thin waxy film
  • Protects firearms indoors 12 months
  • Available in 4 oz. aerosol

O85® CLP

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(Photo: Otis)

O85® CLP is our most time-tested formula, but don’t let old age fool you. O85® CLP uses advanced engineering to penetrate tight spaces and create a thin film that stops rust and corrosion for long-lasting protection.

  • Cleans, lubricates and protects in one advanced formula
  • Removes carbon, powder residue, and fouling from metal surfaces
  • Penetrates into tight areas to reduce surface friction
  • A thin film seals out moisture to prevent rust and corrosion
  • Available in a 2 oz. and 4 oz. bottle, 4 oz. aerosol can, dual pack of wipes, or a canister of 40 wipes

BIO CLP

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(Photo: Otis)

This all-in-one cleaner, lubricant and protectant is biodegradable with no harsh odor.

  • Cleans, lubricates and protects in one advanced formula
  • Removes carbon, powder residue, and fouling from metal surfaces
  • Penetrates into tight areas to reduce surface friction
  • A thin film seals out moisture to prevent rust and corrosion
  • Available in 2 oz. and 4 oz. bottles

Bio Mix Starter Pack

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(Photo: Otis)

Includes three biodegradable formulas: 0.5 fl. oz. tubes of Complete Cleaner, Firearm Lubricant, and Firearm Protectant — and an All Purpose Receiver Brush.


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