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Firearm Paint

Keeping your firearms functioning properly and repairs

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Postby J » Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:01 pm

Cerakote or Duracoat? Im looking to add alittle color to some of my guns. If I go with Cerakote Im going to send it off to get professionally done. If I duracoat I plan on getting the shake and spray kit to do it myself. Any thoughts? Anyone have both types? Which one holds up better? Thanks.



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Postby AGust82 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:36 pm

I've got no experience with cerakote but I've worked with duracoat for a long time. Prep is huge. I mean really huge. The spray can will do for touch ups or just making something ugly half way decent. I'd get an airbrush setup if you're looking to make anything look good though. Areas that were prepped well will bond and wear unbelievable well. Areas that are tough to make smooth or are otherwise prepped poorly will chip off like krylon. There's an unbelievable amount of info out there for you to learn from. Read and watch youtube videos until your eyes hurt.

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Postby SR9 » Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:30 pm

I have wanted to try the Duracoat process. It sounds really good.
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Postby jimwil » Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:25 pm

To be fir what if you will use Duracoat process and Cerakote process for a comparison that we might see hows the result.

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