Thread: Nickel or Blue?
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Old October 9, 2012, 01:22 AM   #2
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To me, the main and nearly-sole advantage is maintenance. Little need to wipe it down after handling and even then a dry t-shirt will work just fine. Makes for a nightstand gun that isn't likely to get any oil on whatever it touches and isn't going to rust on you. A minor second advantage might be less wear visible from holstering a lot.

I have a 40-yr-old nickeled snub and there is some clouding on the grip frame but that is all.

If I were going to buy a non-blued gun and could find it in satin stainless, that is what I'd buy. Just my personal preference.

Last edited by FloridaVeteran; October 9, 2012 at 07:31 AM. Reason: typo - satin vs stain
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