View Full Version : Where to get a Sig frame anodized

September 8, 2007, 04:55 PM
I got a Sig frame that needs a little help. I called Sig and their customer service guy said he didn't know who anodized their frames and told me I should research it myself.
Would any of you happen to know, or know of any company that does a good job.

September 8, 2007, 07:07 PM
Here's a couple of good re-finishers who offer firearms anodizing:



Bill DeShivs
September 8, 2007, 09:55 PM
Isn't that great customer service from SIG?

September 8, 2007, 10:28 PM
You called SIG in Exeter, NH?

That doesn't sound like the sort of response they'd give. In fact, given that they make several guns right there, they might be able to do it, I'd think.

September 9, 2007, 12:26 AM
You called SIG in Exeter, NH?

I call the customer service number on their website.
Some kid said he was sure that they didn't do the anodizing and that needed to research it. He told me that twice.

4V50 Gary
September 9, 2007, 10:19 AM
Don't have it done too many times. If the surface starts building up, then the tolerances changes and that could affect reliability.

Bill DeShivs
September 9, 2007, 05:55 PM
Anodizing build up is minimal, if any. It's not a coating. It's a surface conversion.

September 9, 2007, 09:34 PM
It actually goes the other way. Each time you re-anodize, it loses a *tiny* amount of surface. Ive reanodized the same part a few times (had a tigerstripe anodizing job that, eh, just wasnt working for me) and the thread percentages are the first place it begins showing up.

September 10, 2007, 10:57 AM
To anodize the exisiting aluminum oxide layer is removed (or any other coating) to expose fresh aluminum.
Instead of reacting with oxygen in the air the aluminum reacts with the chemicals in the anodize bath to form a new surface coating.

September 10, 2007, 05:10 PM
any sig any color!
they have some good ones or some um....questionable colors:barf: ,to say the least:D