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color the gun

DevvdDevvd Member Posts: 1
edited April 2023 in Ask the Experts

Where is the place to blue the guns, thanks a lot?

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    Horse Plains DrifterHorse Plains Drifter Forums Admins, Member, Moderator Posts: 39,631 ***** Forums Admin

    Find a competent gunsmith near where you live. He can fix you right up.

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    toad67toad67 Member Posts: 13,011 ✭✭✭✭

    The frame is the place to blue the gun, it doesn't work so well on the wood.

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    1873man1873man Member Posts: 130 ✭✭

    I depends on what your bluing and if you want it to look original. Most gunsmiths will use a modern blues which are black not like the old time blues which actually are blue in color.

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    elubsmeelubsme Member Posts: 2,065 ✭✭✭✭

    Don't destroy the value of a rare collector piece. If you wanna touch up a few spots, cold blue works O.K. I did a Colt .44 kit and it turned out pretty well. A professional job will cost$$$$. Welcome aboard and don't pay attention to the catty answers. It is getting late and their Jim Beam is getting to them. Semper Fi.

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    MIKE WISKEYMIKE WISKEY Member, Moderator Posts: 9,998 ******

    just to note; there are 'other' colors than 'blue' this is a .45 I had done in 'chameleon'


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    nmyersnmyers Member Posts: 16,879 ✭✭✭✭

    It depends. You need to tell us the make & model, & what are the problems in the finish that you think warrant rebluing. In many cases, you will want to renew the original metal texture, contour, & stampings before you reblue.

    But, if price is not a concern, & you want the best, talk to these folks:

    Neal

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