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Old October 11, 2012, 08:31 PM   #1
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Matte Nickel 1911-Opinions on Changing Finish

I'm getting this gun next week and would like opinions on either putting a hard finish on the slide OR the frame, I don't have $260+ to have both done at the moment. I would like to do the frame as I like the silver 'look' slide over a dark frame. I know nothing about the mechanical interface and how it would ware over time. The gun will be used for range work.

I don't have a beed blaster or sprayer. Thanks-Dan
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Old October 11, 2012, 08:51 PM   #2
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Why buy a gun that you know you don't like the finish?

Anyway, look into a company called Robar. Look at their roguard finish for your frame. Might take a gander at doing NP3 on top too. Can do the slide, frame, and internals for $250.
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Old October 11, 2012, 08:55 PM   #3
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If you dont have the money to do both, wait until you do. I also agree, why buy a gun that you are not happy with from the get-go?
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Old October 11, 2012, 09:05 PM   #4
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Old October 11, 2012, 10:14 PM   #5
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