6 Best Gun Cleaning Mat 2021: Oil-Resistant Gun Mat

Things that steal your focus while you are cleaning your gun like springs, rolling pins, easy-to-lose gun micro parts, and dripping solvents. Well, a smart gun cleaning mat takes away those distractions and makes sure you’re doing the best job you can.

Whereas a smart mat works perfectly on your workbench, garage table, how about your brand new kitchen table or truck’s tailgate. Put simply, it works anywhere and everywhere. While cleaning a gun you always take things like oil-solvent, gun cleaning kit, gun cleaning patches, mats, gun cleaning rod, etc.

Best Gun Cleaning Mat

Well, Hunterhunts team listed the 6 best gun cleaning mats on the basis of their thickness, material used in fabrication, most important oil-solvent resistance, backing non-slippery material, and printed diagrams. Read the whole article so you end up buying the best one according to your desire.

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List of 6 Best Gun Cleaning Mat

 

1. GLORYFIRE Gun Cleaning Mat (Thicker One)


GLORYFIRE Gun Cleaning Mat

 

Key Features

  • 2x Thicker:- GLORYFIRE gun cleaning mat is 1/4 inch thicker than the ordinary mat, which ensures its long life and reliability. Due to its thickness, it has good pressure resistance properties, which protect your gun accessories.GLORYFIRE Gun Cleaning Mat 2x thicker
  • Firearm Cleaning Tool:- Comes with 4-pcs of double-ended plastic picks that help you in cleaning the stubborn areas on the firearm. Due to their plastic built quality, these firearm tools are perfect for light cleaning and prevent your firearm from scratching.GLORYFIRE Gun Cleaning Mat Features
  • High-grade Gift Packing:- The packaging box of the gun cleaning mat is fabricated with high-quality material that is a perfect gift for gun lovers or for own use.GLORYFIRE Mat Gift Box
  • Material & Designing:- Made of anti-slippery and environmentally friendly rubber material, which ensures its long life. The top surface of the mat is designed with a clear print of gun diagram so you put accessories on it tidily. The protective layer on the surface provides waterproof and oil-proof properties which ensure the product is as good as new after being wiped.GLORYFIRE Mat material

Main Specification:-

  • Dimension:- 36″ wide x 12″ height 
  • Thickness:- 1/4 inch
  • Material:- Anti-slippery Rubber Material
  • Weight:- 40 Oz

GLORYFIRE gun cleaning mat is recently gained popularity among Gun cleaning mats. Due to its 4.9 rating and most shipped product over Amazon, this one is top on our list.  fabricated with quality material, thicker padding and clear firearm print provide you a great first-hand experience with the mat.

The customer service department of GLORYFIRE is responsive, friendly, and understanding. A great gun cleaning mat for a shotgun, ARs, handgun, rifles, etc. Recommend to buy this one rather than saving $5 to get an inferior product go with this one.

 

2. Real Avid Handgun Cleaning Mat (Best For Handgun)


Real Avid Handgun Cleaning Mat

 

Key Features

  • Integrated Tray:- Comes with a built-in parts tray on the right side of the mat. It has 3 compartments one is magnetic and the other 2 are non-magnetic compartments. In this tray, you can easily organize your pins, bolt, springs, etc.Real Avid Handgun Integrated Tray
  • Magnetic Compartment:- This one is really a great feature, the magnetic compartment secures your easy-to-lose micro parts.Real Avid Magnetic Compartment
  • Material & Designing:- Built with hard plastic and rubber material that provide great durability to the mat. The 1/8 inch padded thickness provides shock-absorbing protection for gun and table surfaces. The protective layer on the top surface of the mat prevents it from any kind of oil, solvents, and liquid. The backing non-slip grips prevent the mat from slipping around when you are working.Real Avid Gun cleaning Material & Designing

Main Specification:-

  • Dimension:- 19″ wide x 16″ height 
  • Thickness:- 1/8 inch
  • Material:- Anti-slippery Rubber and Hard Plastic Material
  • Weight:- 30 Oz

Well, it was really hard for me to choose between a Real Avid handgun mat and a BOOSTEADY handgun cleaning mat. Both are best in terms of handgun mat, but I end up with the Real Avid cleaning mat due to its built-in tray. The Real Avid mat comes in 4 variants of handguns so choose the right one according to your interest.

Overall, the material of the mat is up to the mark. This cleaning mat is bigger than you thought with built-in parts holding tray. Well, I used this mat for my Glock, easy-to-wipe off, and rolls up the mat when you have done the work. I have not seen any stains on the pad so far recommend this cleaning mat for any type of handgun cleaning.

 

3. Real Avid Gun Cleaning Mat (Premium Quality)


Real Avid Gun Cleaning Mat

 

Key Features

  • Integrated Tray:- Comes with a built-in parts tray on the right side of the mat. It has 3 compartments one is magnetic and the other 2 are non-magnetic compartments. In this tray, you can easily organize your pins, bolt, springs, etc.Real Avid Integrated Tray
  • Magnetic Compartment:- This one is really a great feature, the magnetic compartment secures your easy-to-lose micro parts.Real Avid Magnetic Compartment
  • Material & Designing:- Built with hard plastic and rubber material that provide great durability to the mat. The 1/8 inch padded thickness provides shock-absorbing protection for gun and table surfaces. The protective layer on the top surface of the mat prevents it from any kind of oil, solvents, and liquid. The backing non-slip grips prevent the mat from slipping around when you are working. The In-built printed diagrams and instructions remind you how to field strip your firearm.Real Avid Gun cleaning Material & Designing

Main Specification:-

  • Dimension:- 43″ wide x 16″ height 
  • Thickness:- 1/8 inch
  • Material:- Anti-slippery Rubber and Hard Plastic Material
  • Weight:- 38 Oz

The Smart Mat provides enough space for any type of gun, so you treat your gun right and keep your gun in top-notch shape. The anti-slippery material properties and parts holding tray provide you perfect gun cleaning mat.

All the distractions that steal your focus like gun parts, spring, rolling pins, dripping solvents, liquid, etc. This smart gun cleaning mat takes all distractions away and makes sure you are doing the best job you can. Recommend this one if your budget is under $20 really a great product for firearm maintenance or even a simple hobby mat to protect furniture surfaces.

 

4. BOOSTEADY Gun Cleaning Mat (Vintage US Flag)


BOOSTEADY Gun Cleaning Mat

 

Key Features

  • Exclusive Design:- This mat is designed with a retro vintage US flag with the text of the 2nd Amendment. When you unboxing this mat please expose it to air for 48 hours to eliminate the odor smell.BOOSTEADY Gun Cleaning Mat Design
  • Material:- Fabricated with soft polyester material and single line stitched around the mat. It is padded with 1/8 inch and the top surface protects your gun parts from scratches. The back surface provides you non-slip rubberized material that keeps the mat from slipping during cleaning. Yes, it’s liquid and oil resistant but not up to the mark.

Main Specification:-

  • Dimension:- 35.5″ wide x 12.1″ height 
  • Thickness:- 1/8 inch
  • Material:- Anti-slippery Rubber Material
  • Weight:- 34 Oz

Overall, BOOSTEADY gun cleaning mat large enough to hold rifles and absorbs messes. I really like the design and material quality. In addition, it includes 1 pcs US flag magic tape and a pouch for storing your cleaning supplies along with the mat. Great representation of our country flag with nice price and quality.

 

5. Drymate Gun Cleaning Pad (Machine Washable)


Drymate Gun Cleaning Pad

 

Key Features

  • Recycled Material:- The material used in its fabrication is environmentally friendly and made from over 50% recycled fiber.
  • Easy To Clean:- Well, you can easily wash this mat with a machine, hand wash with soap, rinse off, and hang dry. Do not bleach.
  • Material & design:- The top surface of the mat is made with absorbent patented Drymate fabric material that absorbs liquid and wicks away moisture. The waterproof and non-slippery backing stops the liquid from damaging or staining the below surface.Drymate Gun Cleaning Pad material

Main Specification:-

  • Dimension:- 59″ wide x 16″ height 
  • Thickness:- 1/8 inch
  • Material:- Soft Absorbent Fabric
  • Weight:- 34 Oz

The Patented Drymate gun cleaning mat has 3 color variants or designed to protect your surfaces from scratches and spills. It absorbs the oil solvent and prevents it from reaching the surface. The 1/8 inch padded absorbent fabric is easy to wash and hang dry. This gun cleaning mat is the longest one among the other mats and easy to hold your gun parts as well as cleaning tools. Recommend this one due to its machine washable and long durability properties.

 

6. Ultimate Rifle Build Gun Cleaning Mat (Premium Quality)


Ultimate Rifle Build Gun Cleaning Mat

 

Key Features

  • Magnetic Tray:- Includes a magnetic tray that secures your easy-to-lose micro gun parts from disappearing.Magnetic Tray
  • Innovative Design:- Printed diagram AR-15 rifle parts name along with the cartridge & receiver dimensions. Moreover, the other mats have labeled with numbers near the part for cross-reference to find out the actual part.
  • Material:- The mat is stitched around the edge and constructed with smooth black polyester material with a waterproof coating on the top surface. The non-slippery natural tree rubber backing protects the oil-solvent from stain the below surface. In addition, the backing provides you perfect gripping while you working and easy to roll-up for storage.Ultimate Rifle Build Mat Material

Main Specification:-

  • Dimension:- 36″ wide x 16″ height 
  • Thickness:- 1/4 inch
  • Material:- Natural Tree Rubber
  • Weight:- 40 Oz

Ultimate Rifle Build gun cleaning mat is designed by a professional with input from gunsmiths. The material quality is great, with clearly labeled parts, 1/4 inch thick padding with edge stitching around the mat. Large in size easy to accommodate parts such as rifle parts, muzzle brakes, etc, and have room for armor tools. Comes with a 100% lifetime warranty and great US customer support. Great product, works as advertised.

 

Conclusion:-

Above I listed the 6 best gun cleaning mats out of which 5 are for all types of guns and 1 is best for handgun only. By my assumption, I would go with either 1st or 3rd mat. Rest is up to you please level in the comment below which is your best cleaning mat and why. It will help others to know which one is currently dominant in the market. 

 

Frequently Ask Questions:-

1. Do I need a gun cleaning mat?

Of course yes, because a few bucks may prevent your surface of the table, dining table, kitchen, floor, etc. from scratching and oil-solvent.

 

2. What are gun cleaning mats made of?

Well, gun mats are made of either absorbent fabric or rubber material. The absorbent fabric easily soaks up any kind of liquid or oil-solvent. Whereas the rubber material provides you a protective layer over the top surface of the mat so you can easily wipe out any kind of lubricant and oil.

 

3. What’s the best gun cleaning solvent?

Well, currently there are many gun cleaning oil and solvent brands in the market but I prefer to go with the below-mentioned gun cleaning oil.

  1. Hoppes 9 Elite Gun Cleaning Oil Kit
  2. Slip 2000 EWL Gun Cleaning Oil
  3. CLP by Sage & Braker Gun Cleaning Solvent

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