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Posted: 9/9/2003 4:34:09 PM EDT
I thought I read somewhere on here that the finish wears off when used in a holster alot. I can't seem to find the post though. I would think the nitron finish is better than blued. Any comments on how they wear?
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 6:01:26 PM EDT
I noticed with the P239 that it is wearing much more quickly (on finish anyway) than on my P229 or 220. Not sure if they're using a different process / materials, but it's noticable. Maybe just a fluke, I'm not sure. It shoots & handles great though.
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 7:22:25 PM EDT
I've carried mine (1998 manufacture 9mm) almost daily in an Andrews Leather McDaniel II for 2 years with no sign of finish wear due to the holster.
B9
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 10:08:53 PM EDT
When did you buy yours Para? Are both of yours in nitron? Thanks -Mark
Link Posted: 9/13/2003 5:37:40 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/13/2003 5:38:04 PM EDT by Para504]
Bought the 239 two months ago. The 229 was back in '98. Seems that the initial wear has leveled off, & is holding steady now. Both are nitron coated
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