Well, yeah. He obviously just sanded the finish off part of his gun because:
- He was bored one day.
- He wanted to see how tough the finish was.
- He was curious to see if there were parkerizing under the finish.
- He wanted to paint it pink, so he needed to rough up the surface first.
- He was digging for gold.
- I dunno.
Pick one! Any one of them makes more sense than a company having a QC problem and refusing to fess up to it!