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Posted: 3/29/2006 10:47:54 PM EDT
DuratCoat before and after


I just completed two kimbers 1911 in matt black for a custumer. I had a little time in between projects. Here are some pics of the prep for Duracoat .


Before


Step 1 Cleaning and degreasing.
Step 2 Blasting with 120 grit Aluminum Oxide.

Step 3 Parkerizing. (Zinc Phosphate)

After

Thanks freeflow


Adam Rodriguez
Certified DuraCoat Finisher

Link Posted: 3/30/2006 7:01:04 AM EDT
nice looking, good job
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 7:21:06 PM EDT
I think I might need to get my kimber done!!!!
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 4:51:21 AM EDT
You do this with the sights on the gun and bead blast the barrel?

Link Posted: 3/31/2006 1:26:54 PM EDT
95% of the time I will take them off. But if a someone wants the sight to stay on I will leave them on (If you have High dollar night sights I can cap the dots). As for the barrel I will plug the ends and blast it with 120 grit @ 45 to 60 psi ONLY THE OUT SIDE.


Later
freefow
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