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  1. 1911 Gunsmithing
    A quick search only turned up one older thread on this, and most other results are "Argument Threads" about Melonite Vs. DLC and the like. I have always been a HUGE fan of the factory finish from Dan Wesson, NH, and especially Guncrafter. I have a Colt I am presently trying to sell, but if it...
  2. General 1911 talk
    Hey all..... my memory may be faulty on this one, but I seem to remember a sort of omnibus thread where virtually all of the proprietary and other available surface treatments, case hardening and applied finish options currently available for firearms... with lots of opinions and experience...
  3. General 1911 talk
    We seem to be in a kind of Golden Era when it comes to new and highly effective weapon treatments and coatings, with DLC (and it's application-type variants and dubious trade-names) seeming to get the most attention lately. Personally I really dig the Melonite + Cerakote and Parkerizing +...
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    I cant get on the Hard Hat website... I am not sure who else does this. I believe Robar has ArmorLube now and Nighthawk and Gunscrafters might do it. Any list of companies and/or references is appreciated
  5. General 1911 talk
    I picked up a lightly used Guncrafter 1911 NN 5" .45 recently. The gun is finished in melonite, was built in 2015. I have done some reading on the melonite finish, but before I fudge it up, I would like to know if I have the correct info on cleaning and lube products. First I know not to use...
  6. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Is it safe to use flitz on melonite ? Also is it a good choice to try to remove brass kisses ? I am wide open to suggestions. Thanks in advance
  7. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Don't want to open a can of worms , but, when I compare my GI in melonite side by side with my DW w/ duty treat to me they look exactly the same. To my untrained eye I see no difference between the two ? Can anyone provide some insight ?
  8. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Melonite and Ionbond. What are the differences? Pros and cons? Help an uneducated heathen out here! Making decisions on a 6" 10mm, Guncrafter No Name. For me this is big bucks and I want to do it right! :)
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