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Posted: 1/10/2006 3:19:43 PM EDT
I was wondering about the quality of duracoat and duracoat finishes. I know that it is probably pretty good since I have seen a lot of people that have used it, but I have never really looked into it.

Is the finish more prone to chipping, cracking, or otherwise scratching then a normal AR finish?

Does it run into any issues over time with color fading or anything?

Is it difficult to apply correctly?

Thanks.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:25:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2006 3:27:08 PM EDT by Stickman]
It will chip easier than the anodizing on your receivers, but that is because it of what it is.


Duracoat is similar to a 2 part epoxy paint, there are several other finishes available, some of which you can do yourself, some of which are better for a shop to do.

If basic colors are involved, I'll use Norrells just about every time, if special colors are needed, DC has more choices.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:57:35 PM EDT
DC has too many f*cking color choices with no way of promoting them but for crappy pictures on a web page or just as crappy pictures in a brochure they charged me $3 for that BLOWS.

I still use it though...



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