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Posted: 9/2/2003 5:43:24 AM EDT
how di i go about removing bluing off of a new gun? i want to refinish it with gunkote.

anybody have any pics of gunkotes grey? or pics of any other colors would be cool too.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 6:00:13 AM EDT
When I gunkoted a mossberg barrel, I used 20% (IIRC) muriatic acid to remove the bluing. Muriatic acid is just hydrocholoric and is used in swimming pools. It can be found at any decent hardware store.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 6:02:51 AM EDT
cool thanks.
did you just wipe it down with it? or soak it?

what color did you use?
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 11:17:15 AM EDT
Go to wally world and see if they have birchwood casey's "blue & rust remover", my local one does. It's phosphoric acid, and it works well. It only costs like 5 bucks. It has directions on the bottle.
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