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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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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