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Old December 21, 2009, 06:42 AM   #1
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Citori White Lightning

On my citori the receiver, I believe its made of nitride not stanless steel, its taking on a black sort of tarnised look what can i use to remove this? Someone had mentioned trying flitz metal polish. Thanks people
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Old December 21, 2009, 07:42 AM   #2
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This is a pretty good explanation of the Nitride finish. It is not Stainless Steel, nor is it Silver. It is a Nitride finish on the steel, is very hard and is very thin.

This is a good discourse on the subject:

Be sure to scroll down and read the gunsmiths response.
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