Revolver finishes

Discussion in 'Revolvers' started by 3Baers, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. 3Baers

    3Baers 1911 oldie

    Oct 9, 2011
    I have been looking for a S&W Model 65 3" for quite a while, but have not had any luck in locating one in good enough shape that I would want to pay what they are asking.
    This weekend I ran across 2 S&W Model 13 3", which are basically the same revolver but in Blue instead of SS.
    I've never really given any thought to putting a more modern durable finish on a revoler.
    Any sugguestions, experiences, ideas, pictures?
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2012
  2. awpk03s

    awpk03s Active Member

    Aug 23, 2011
    I have often wondered this as well... wonder what say, an Ionbond revolver would look like and hold up like.

  3. CMG

    CMG Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Matte hard chrome from Metaloy would be my choice.
  4. Arkie

    Arkie Well-Known Member

    Jan 27, 2012
    My thoughts exactly.
  5. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    And ditto. Chris does great work. Here's a crappy pic( on my part) of a Python he HC'd. He can probably post a better pic of it. I never saw the gun in person, but the picture he has of it at his shop is awesome. :nod:


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