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Posted: 12/29/2005 3:59:26 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/31/2006 3:36:19 PM EDT by ZitiForBreakfast]
I am going to my gun club today. I am taking a morning off, I am going to get rid of 400 .40 rounds through my OD 4" XD.

Then I am going to take the slide to a local shop where they are going to turn it over to a guy who will be chroming it for me, he charges $90.00

I will post before and after pics.
Link Posted: 12/29/2005 5:09:53 PM EDT
I sent my Walther P99compact slide off for hard chroming too. Be sure to post pics. I am using Tripp Research.
Link Posted: 12/29/2005 5:25:14 PM EDT
There is a local guy who will be doing it.....1-2 weeks.

Link Posted: 12/30/2005 2:03:00 PM EDT
Well, post pics afterwards.

Tripp has a 10 day turn around avg, and it was only $7 to send the slide.
Link Posted: 12/30/2005 5:27:00 PM EDT
Tag.....I have an OD XD-40 5"

WIZZO
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 1:16:51 PM EDT
tag for pics
Link Posted: 1/2/2006 2:43:10 PM EDT
Is this local guy mr arms?Wich side of the state are you on ?I am near Grand rapids.
I also plan on having 1 or 2 of my Xd's chromed.I talked to tripp they get 120 for the whole gun (controls locking block ect)
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 5:35:10 AM EDT

Is this local guy mr arms?Wich side of the state are you on ?I am near Grand rapids.
I also plan on having 1 or 2 of my Xd's chromed.I talked to tripp they get 120 for the whole gun (controls locking block ect)




I droped it off at Northwest, in Redford (Wayne County). They are sending the slide to be chromed to some guy on the East Side.

They couldn't get the sights off, so they had to send it somewhere else to have the sights pressed out by somthing other than their hand held screw thing.

I should have it next week.

Link Posted: 1/19/2006 6:28:28 AM EDT
The stock from sight is a real pita Freezer and a steel punch helps.Sounds like mr arms.I am still undecide how to use can't wait to see the pics .if they wrecked stock front sight pm me I have extras that where removed by canyon creek they look new.
Link Posted: 1/19/2006 9:54:18 AM EDT
Forgot to post my pics here - I think I posted them in the Walther area

I got mine back last Thur -



Link Posted: 1/19/2006 10:23:47 AM EDT
Nice
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 12:49:29 PM EDT
Here she is.

I posted one with flash and one with out a flash. I am no expert when it comes to digital photo's.

I like



and

Link Posted: 1/31/2006 6:08:36 PM EDT
looks good here
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 7:39:59 PM EDT
i really like the look of that, nice piece
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 7:45:12 PM EDT
Is there anyone who doesn't have one ofd those Alsop mouse mats?
Link Posted: 2/1/2006 3:18:40 AM EDT

Originally Posted By row:
Is there anyone who doesn't have one ofd those Alsop mouse mats?



I have a lap top and a desk top on my desk. That mouse pad is 12"x"12 and I use both mice on it.

Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:37:02 AM EDT
That is nice - If I ever get an XD, I plan to get an OD green one and then get the slide hard chromed. I had wondered what it would look like. Nice.
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