I gave my son a Custom Shop 625 last year. Scandium frame has begun showing flaking after he soaked it in Hoppes #9 while cleaning it. Haven't heard back from him what S&W said yet. That stinks. Nothing anywhere about not using Hoppes on the finish.
'At the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased...And the epitaph drear, "a fool lies here who tried to hustle the east."'