View Full Version : Lauer Duracoat?

October 1, 2005, 05:19 PM
I`m thinking of having some guns done in this coating but I`m not very familliar with it. Any opinions? Has anyone seen the new "gun blue" color? I assume it doesn`t look much like actual hot bluing but I`m curious what it actually does look like. Marcus

October 1, 2005, 11:06 PM
I am interested in the new gun blue color myself. I use a lot of Duracoat on the guns I work on and like it a lot as well do the customers when they get their gun back. The thing I like about Duracoat is the hardness of it when it is cured. It took me amlost three hours to beadblast it off a shotgun after it was cured. I normally blast a shotgun in around 30 minutes. It is tough as nails.

October 2, 2005, 11:35 AM
Sounds good so far. Have you used the "stainless" finish? Does it actually look like stainless,or satin nickel or...? I`m thinking of having one pistol done with that finish for the slide with stainless slide release,safety,mag release and the "socom" finish for the frame. Marcus

October 3, 2005, 01:16 AM
Yes, I have used the stainless, and it looks a bit like an aluminum to me, not quite a stainless look to me. I will ty to post a pic of it for you tomorrow. I have a barrel in the oven that I need to put on tomorrow afternoon and I will take a pic of it to show you. It is a 22lr barrel and the receiver is next to be painted. Just haven't had the time yet to paint it.

October 3, 2005, 06:56 PM
These aren't the best pics, but they will give you the general idea of the way the paint looks.

October 3, 2005, 09:36 PM
Thanks! I appreciate the pics. It looks good I think I`ll give it a try. Marcus

October 4, 2005, 09:44 PM
Heres a p1 I did for a customer, the slide was done in the stainless Duracoat and the controls/barrel/small parts matte black Duracoat.


October 4, 2005, 11:27 PM
I like that look for sure there ajamesp51. I have done a few 2 tones myself using the duracoat. Where bout's are you over in B'ham? I am across the line in Ms. myself.

October 5, 2005, 07:44 PM
I am right outside of Trussville on the North side of Birmingham. The customer said he had some nice wood grips so I will have to get another picture from him.