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Old November 29, 2008, 03:16 PM   #1
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Touch up blue for 1960s Colt

Any suggestions? This revolver was improperly stored, needs to be reblued (down to bare metal) over 2 chambers and some other spots. It has the old
Colt almost black finish.
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Old November 29, 2008, 06:18 PM   #2
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Don't try to touch it up. You won't be able to come close to matching the original finish. Contact Colt or a professional refinisher.
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Old November 29, 2008, 06:20 PM   #3
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Either leave it the way it is or have somebody really good redo the whole thing. Otherwise it will look even worse than it looks now.
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