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Old January 11, 1999, 01:54 AM   #1
Bennett Richards
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I was wondering if I might attempt to do my own polish job on the breechface of my 1911's SS slide?

If so, what's the best way to do it?

Thanks,

Ben.
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Old January 11, 1999, 08:41 AM   #2
George Stringer
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Ben, this is a job that you can do yourself. You need a hard Arkansas stone small enough to fit flat against the breech face. What you're after is just to polish, not remove metal. Some may disagree but I don't recommend any kind of sand paper or files. It takes time and patience. Just polish with the stone until you achieve the finish you want. George
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