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Old December 4, 2010, 04:33 PM   #1
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Stripped Henry Receiver Durability

If I strip, polish and clear coat my aluminum reciever, how long should I expect a quality clear coat to last with normal, careful use?
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Old December 4, 2010, 07:15 PM   #2
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Depends totally on WHAT clear coat, how much you handle it, how you handle it, and the quality of preparation and application.

Lauer Duracoat makes a tough clear coating for guns in several levels of gloss to flat:
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Old December 5, 2010, 07:01 PM   #3
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As DF said it depends on useage.
Duracoat is tough but can scratch as any applied finiish can.
I have had a Duracoat finish last about ten years now
In fact customer is looking to change color.
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