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Posted: 9/1/2004 3:04:24 PM EST
I need to get a lower refinished, where is the best place? Thanks
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 3:41:35 PM EST
IMHO, I would say Norrell's has the best prices and they do a awesome job. You can get different colors too.
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 3:43:34 PM EST
lauer custom weaponry with a doubt. They do SUPER work and in very fast time, I had one of mine done and had the lower back in my hands about two weeks after I sent it.

Go to the "industry forum" under "discussion forums" they should have a link. I believe the total cost was somewhere around $55.00 with return shipping included. They use duracoat which is very durable and matched my bushmaster upper perfectly.

You will not be disappointed!!
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 3:53:05 PM EST
Don't paint your receiver. If you want it refinished take it to a plating shop and have it properly anodized. Or, several of the AR manufacturers will probably re-anodize it for a fee.
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 4:19:02 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/2/2004 9:58:11 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/2/2004 10:00:22 AM EST by azmotorsports]
I've had work done by both Ohio Rapid Fire (parkerized my 870) and CCR (GunKoted my 1100). I was extremely satisfied with both.
cp
Link Posted: 9/2/2004 11:49:02 AM EST
You could pick up some Norrell's Moly-Resin and do it yourself.

It's kinda fun really.

Link Posted: 9/2/2004 12:39:06 PM EST
It depends on what type of finish you want. Anodized? Molycoat? Something else?
Link Posted: 9/2/2004 1:24:57 PM EST
Black-T from Birdsong.
I'd only do the paint based coatings if I was doing some camo scheme.
-Steve
Link Posted: 9/2/2004 2:30:40 PM EST
I just want to make them look new again. no need for anything special. Dave
Link Posted: 9/2/2004 2:40:50 PM EST
how long does it take to get it re-anodized? How much does it cost. I heard alot of peple had their lowers screwed up???
Link Posted: 9/4/2004 8:12:30 AM EST
BTT
Link Posted: 9/4/2004 8:23:29 AM EST
Ask the guys at ADCO firearms, in their AR15.COM - ADCO INDUTRY FORUM
Link Posted: 9/4/2004 11:42:23 AM EST
Try CMMG they refinised two for me I think it was $45 for refinishing. I think that DPMS actually does the refinishing. Nice job and matched my upper. They are in the equipment exchange all the time with rifles and lowers for sale.
Link Posted: 9/5/2004 5:12:43 AM EST
as an alternative you might want to check out Wilson Combats Armor Tuff finish. I have a Wilson pistol with this finish and like it very much. I had my black LE6721 flat top upper refinished in Armor Tuff grey and it is an amazingly close color match to the older pre-ban Colt Grey lower of my Light weight Sporter lower. It look TONS better than the old 2-tone look it had, and the finish is MUCH tougher than the original finsish and cleans up much easier too. It only cost $125 for the complete upper including barrel and they AT coated the FS black for contrast. It looks really nice. It only took about a week or 2 to finish and be returned.
Link Posted: 9/5/2004 5:21:25 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/5/2004 7:15:41 AM EST
For anodizing:

PC of Titusville
701 Columbia Blvd
Building 401
Titusville, Fla
(321) 267-1161

For a very durable finish called Black-T:

Walter Birdsong
1435 Monterey Road
Florence, MS 39073
(601)-939-7448

I chose to go with Walter when I got my M16 refinished, and was very pleased with the results.
Link Posted: 9/5/2004 8:39:52 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/5/2004 5:47:34 PM EST
This guy has done work for me and done a great job on my 870 remington riot gun check it out has lots of picture.www.predatorcustomshop.com
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