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August 28, 2005, 06:31 PM
Hey guys im in the market to get my 870HD coated with something that will forgive me if i forget to oil it, and is a little more abrasive resistant, as well as rust resistant, im just wondering if any of you have any experience with certain companies good or bad, who would you reccomend and price you paid, thanks very much guys, i appreciate it.
August 29, 2005, 06:47 AM
bump, anybody have any experience with any coaters/refinishers?
August 29, 2005, 08:54 AM
i have a card from a guy in sullivan missouri that does moly resin coatings. i see him at a gun show and he had several differant displays that looked reallly really nice. marcus johnston is his name, firstname.lastname@example.org is his email. and im sure if thats to much money a good parkerizing job would be an excellent choice aswell.
August 29, 2005, 09:04 AM
I had my beat up police trade in 870 refinished by Mac's Shootin Irons. Gun Kote over parkerizing.
The finish retains oil very well, is slick, and is robust. I'm very happy with it and the service. I had a 1911 done up by the same folks.
August 29, 2005, 11:05 AM
I had my old police trainer refinished at Arizona Response Systems (ARS) (http://www.arizonaresponsesystems.com/) . They did a real nice job. It is a finish that I can handle and not worry about rust at all. Great for a neglected gun like a HD SG that spends more time sitting than getting used. They were even able to remove an etched-in (shakey hand) police number from the receiver.
I also had a gun done at Hot Flash (http://www.hotflashrefinishing.com/) but this was re-blued and requires the same care as any blued weapon. They did a great job though.
August 29, 2005, 02:53 PM
Brownells spray/bake on has held up well,
August 29, 2005, 03:31 PM
DURACOAT. supposed to be real good .
August 29, 2005, 06:49 PM
Guys, what is the website for macs shooting irons, i tried a google search and found nothing, a link would be very greatful, and guys thanks soo much for the responses so far.
August 29, 2005, 08:36 PM
August 29, 2005, 11:59 PM
Has anyone heard of or tried these guys:
They look interesting but I don't know anything about them.
August 31, 2005, 08:22 PM
thanks jeff for macs website, much appreicated
August 31, 2005, 09:14 PM
DuraCoat Clear, or your favorite color.
August 31, 2005, 10:20 PM
questions on the duracoat? how rust resistant is it, and approx how long will it last? thanks again guys keep um coming, i am really leaning towards duracoat.
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