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Treating bare surfaces?

Discussion in '1911 Gunsmithing' started by jericho76, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. jericho76

    jericho76 New Member

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    Sep 14, 2011
    What do you guys use to treat filed surfaces when adding parts to you 1911?
     
  2. Earlsbud

    Earlsbud Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

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    Aug 28, 2011
    Assuming you are filing a blued pistol, I like Oxpho Blue for touch up.
     

  3. jericho76

    jericho76 New Member

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    Sep 14, 2011
    If its SS, do you even need to treat it?
     
  4. Earlsbud

    Earlsbud Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

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    Aug 28, 2011
    Naaaaaaaah...............It's the same metal all the way through.
     
  5. Quack

    Quack it's mmm, mmm good... Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    i use Oxpho blue or Formula 44/40 for touch up's.
     
  6. knedrgr

    knedrgr Low capacity, low tech...

    Aug 15, 2011
    Nope. Just bead blast it for an even finish.
     
  7. lsbbigdog

    lsbbigdog Smiffin' ain't easy Sponsor

    Aug 21, 2011
    I use Cerakote :tongueout:
     
  8. knedrgr

    knedrgr Low capacity, low tech...

    Aug 15, 2011
    Lou, I'm surprise you don't have it with your steak! :tongue:
     
  9. lsbbigdog

    lsbbigdog Smiffin' ain't easy Sponsor

    Aug 21, 2011
    ha ha ha. I dip my french fries in it!
     
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