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10 Father's Day Gift Ideas for Gun Owners

2023-03-01 - Jared Sturtevant

Buying gifts for dad can be a chore and let's be honest, he probably has it all and if he doesn't he is on his way to get it now. My expertiese as a dad who happens to love firearms makes me the perfect authority on what dad will want for Father's Day, his birthday Christmas, or just becuase you care.

Here is a list of gifts for dad that we've compiled from premium brands in the outdoor industry that are sure to be on target.

Retail $160

Best Value Steel Target System on Amazon!

Even if dad already has steel targets or other target systems on hand; you can never have enough. Just ask him.

12" x 20" hostage target with 4" top swivel paddle, 2x4 target hanger and target stand base (2x4 board are not included).

9. Ripcord Multi-Caliber 10 Pack - Boresnake-style gun cleaning

Retail $100

Prefect for gun owners with multiple calibers! One and done cleaning

This multi-pack offers 10 of our most popular Ripcord® one pass bore cleaners to make quick and easy cleaning of your safe full of firearms. Including the most popular calibers and gauges for rifles, pistols and shotguns, it includes Ripcords® designed to clean .17 cal, .22 cal/.223 cal, .243 cal, .260 cal, .270 cal., .30 cal/7.62mm, .38 cal/9mm, .40 cal, .45 cal and 12 gauge. It also includes a t-handle for ease of pulling the Ripcord® through the bore, along with a short all-purpose brush. Great for cleaning hard to reach areas on your firearm, it easily attaches to the t-handle. A hanging carry case is included and features 13 pouches to store your Ripcords along with room to add additional gear. It folds up for travel and also includes a loop to hang it above your work bench. The Ripcord® Multi-Caliber 10 Pack is valued at over $150.

Made in the USA

No Nonsense Warranty

Retail $329

The Caldwell Claymore provides all the benefits of an electric clay thrower without having to tote a heavy battery around. This easy to cock, foot-operated manual device can throw clays out to 55-70 yards and can hold 50 clays in the target magazine. It features a standard mode and a flurry mode which allows for a continuous step and throw sequence, launching clays as fast as you can step on the pedal. To expand on the versatility of the Caldwell Claymore, it also features adjustable launch angles to provide multiple different shots for the shooter. The Claymore only weighs 35 lbs and is collapsible for easy storage and transport. Get out and shatter some clays either by yourself or with some friends with the Caldwell Claymore!

This item is currently not on Amazon but can be purchased direct from the Caldwell Website <here>

Retail $99

Keep your family and valuables Safe - With the AINIRO biometric safe,

Quick Access with just 0.5s, up to 30 fingerprints for multiple users.

Includes a fireproof pouc h(5.7" x 10") that can withstand temperatures up to 2200°F to secure cash, valuables, and files

Retail $79

EarShield’s Ranger Electronic Pro Earmuffs really do, do it all (except pull the trigger). These electronic earmuffs offer protection against harmful noise coupled with an ultra-fast attack time for uninterrupted hearing of ambient noise – like range commands.

Let’s talk fit. Slim low profile cups also feature a cutout for an improved cheek weld without sacrificing effectiveness. The adjustable headband ensures a proper fit and the soft band makes for a comfortable wear. The ear cups are composed of an ultra-comfortable gel and ensure a tight seal – even with glasses. Need to replace the cups? The snap in design makes it a breeze.

Let’s talk protection. These earmuffs boast a Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 23dB. Plus the sound compression technology coupled with the omnidirectional microphones ensure maximum environmental sounds at a safe volume level. Boost ambient sound up to 5X. Additionally, the 0.5 millisecond attack time is ultra-fast and offers uninterrupted hearing – it eliminates sound clipping of ambient noise after a gunfire so you don’t miss important range commands.

Let’s talk function. The compact, folding earmuffs are easy to store at home or in your range bag. Powered by 2AAA batteries (not included), the 4 hour auto shut off feature prolongs battery life. The on/off switch controls volume and an LED light indicates unit is powered on. An auxiliary input jack and included cord for connecting to phone/devices.

Tested and recommended by members of the National Tactical Officer Association’s (NTOA) 2022 ICA Industry Choice Accessory of the Year.

Retail $179 Aluminum, $220 Carbon Fiber

The BOG™ DeathGrip Tripod is engineered to be the most stable precision tripod on the market. Its legs have unmatched durability for hunt after hunt. The patented clamp secures any weapon, hands-free, freeing the BOG™ hunter to glass or call on the hunt with ease. Take on your UNKNOWN season after season with the DeathGrip.

Also great at the range.

Retail $85

Free-Standing Gun Display to show off your collection or use as a Range Rack to keep your firearms oragnized and at the ready; holds 6 rifles or shotguns, and up to 8 pistols.

Heavy Duty Powder Coated Steel Construction

Folds For Easy Storage - Assembles in under 5 minutes

Fits most firearms greater than 31" in length

Retail $199

The Lead Sled® DFT™ 2 (Dual Frame Technology) provides shooters with the industry’s best recoil reduction system and the versatility to fit virtually any shotgun or rifle, all built around a precision shooting platform. A key feature of the DFT 2 is the ability to slide the front cradle 18" for optimal length adjustment.


  • Dual frame design for maximum recoil mitigation

  • 16.5" of adjustment to fit any rifle or shotgun

  • Weighs approximately 24 lbs

  • Weighs approximately 24 lbs

  • Base is 30" long by 12" wide

  • Buy Direct at the Caldwell Website <here>

Retail $210

This vise is portable, easy to use, durable and versatile with it's articulating clamps. With nearly 4,000 Ratings and 3,100 of them being 5 Star ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Check it out <here>

If Dad has a dedicated gun shop or work space set up this Tipton Free-Standing Gun Vise may be a better option for just $10 more at $219

It's the same unit with legs positioning it at a height of 35 inches for optimal comfort while working and it features a built-in bottle opener!

Both include a Limited Lifetime Warranty provided by Tipton.

1. Otis Elite Range Box - Universal Gun Care System

Retail $249.99

For the professional gun owner who has it all, the Otis Elite Range Box Universal Gun Care System is the gun cleaning kit that has it all – and more. This universal gun cleaning kit provides proper Breech-to-Muzzle® cleaning for all rifles, pistols, shotguns and inline muzzleloaders. Includes 16 bore brushes plus everything needed for complete Breech-to-Muzzle® cleaning. This cleaning kit also features 4 Ripcords® - .22/.223 cal, .30/.308 cal, .38 cal/9mm & 12 ga – for quick cleaning in the field, the B.O.N.E.® Tool which makes cleaning the bolt carrier assembly of MSR/AR style rifles a breeze, and Shooter's Choice chemicals (0.5 oz and 4 oz bottle of FP-10 Lubricant Elite®, plus 10cc syringe of Grease). Made in the USA, it includes over 60 components all contained in a portable range box that doubles as a gun vise for stability while cleaning. G

Made in the USA

No Nonsense Warranty


This concludes this top 10 Father's Day Gifts for Gun Owners.

Hopefully you found this helpful when shopping for dad and if you have comments or questions email me at

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Author - Jared Sturtevant

Mud Lake Ranch is a outdoor lifestyle video channel hosted by the author of this article. Based on a 100+ acre ranch in remote Lewis County New York, Mud Lake Ranch encompasses all things outdoors from hunting and fishing to snowmobiles and ATV's and there is probably guns involved. Subscribe and join in our adventure.


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