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Old September 5, 2012, 08:54 AM   #1
zaknefein
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question about refinishing

I'll try and keep it simple.. I think the Beretta 84-85's are some of the best lookin guns out there and I want one.. I don't want to drop $5-600 on a perfect one though.. I've seen where you can get them pretty worn for $220-250.. at that price I could get one and over time restore it to its original beauty but I dont know anything about removing pits and refinishing firearms..

Is it costly to have this work done and does it hold up? I've searched about refinishing and from what I understand, refinishing can hurt the value of collectibles, but this would be a gun I would keep and not have to worry about selling it.. Are there other things to keep in mind when purchasing a well worn firearm besides springs?

Thanks

*edit - Oh and any info on the process on which they remove pits would be great!
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