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Posted: 11/24/2002 6:52:55 AM EDT
Thinking of having my SA mil-spec .45 refinished. I've never liked the parkerized finish. But I like the black as opposed to the blue. it just needs to damn much oil to function reliably. I really like the gun and don't really want to trade or sell and rebuy. (hmm....maybe I should just buy another one) anyway, anyone out there have thier gun refinished with a black finish with more lubricity than the parkerizing and like it? also need to do something about the damn tiny ramp front sight.... Thanks W
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 7:23:46 AM EDT
Check out robar.
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 7:30:41 AM EDT
Ever consider Les Baer's BEAR COAT? It's Teflon based and I've heard good things about it at 1911forum.com. [url]www.lesbaer.com/finish.html[/url] $290 for a complete gun. I know, it's not cheap!
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 7:46:12 AM EDT
search for walter birdsong on this board the concensus is that he does the best and slowest work around
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 7:56:49 AM EDT
[url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=5&f=14&t=2603[/url] here is one of the threads i was looking for... good luck and lenne know how it turns out
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 11:28:38 AM EDT
Thanks !! This looks like a winner I'll let you know what I decide to do W
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 11:42:41 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/24/2002 11:43:10 AM EDT by LS1Eddie]
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