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Posted: 1/4/2002 3:19:45 PM EDT
Who does a good job and what finishes should I look for or avoid?

Also, how much $$$, and how long did it take for your gun?

If anyone knows of a 'smith in MO or STL area, that would be great, to avoid shipping charges and hopefully save some time.
Link Posted: 1/4/2002 3:59:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/4/2002 4:01:14 PM EDT by Derek45]
These guys do pretty good work.
I saw a green molykoted AR they did. It looked cool.
www.csmetall-werkes.com/default.htm

This guy isn't local , but is real cheap.
www.shootiniron.com/
Link Posted: 1/5/2002 11:40:12 AM EDT
CS Metall Werkes is a great shop, but I didn't know they did refinishing. I'll give them a call.

Any other experiences?
Link Posted: 1/5/2002 2:44:01 PM EDT
I sent a mag to www.bearcoat.com & got the flat black on it & it's great.
Link Posted: 1/5/2002 6:19:38 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/5/2002 9:23:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By spider:
I sent a mag to www.bearcoat.com & got the flat black on it & it's great.



Should have done this when I was living in CO, that place was only about 30 minutes away from where I was living...
Link Posted: 1/5/2002 9:50:57 PM EDT
HKocher, go with Walter Birdsong, and his "Black-T".

He is the best in the business, bar none! I speak from personal experience.

Mr. Birdsong can be reached at 601-939-7448.

By the way, ask him if his ceramic Black-T is ready for use. When it is ready, it will set a whole new standard in firearms finishes.
Link Posted: 1/6/2002 7:36:39 AM EDT
I've heard DPMS does really nice re-anodizing.
I'm thinking about sending them My Purple Pre-ban Bushy.
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