In 1903, Frank August Hoppe mixed chemicals and created the world's most functional gun cleaner. Frank was a well-trained soldier and knew that gun care went far beyond just a clean rifle. He sought out to help to ensure safety while on the front lines of battle. Since then, Hoppe's has emerged as the leading gun care company for those who depend on their firearms every day. The extremely popular No. 9 and straightforward BoreSnake to the marvel of efficiency we all call the Gun Medic. Hoppe's, the only name you need to know for firearm cleaning, performance, and protection.