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Old 04-28-2012, 04:10 AM   #1
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Here it is guys. Don't judge too hard! My first one! FNH-FNX-9 in Magpul flat dark earth and slide done in tactical black. I had the slide re-done because the factory finish wasn't amazing.....what do you think?
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Helps when you add the picture.....dur
Its also my carry piece so i didn't spend a crap load of time on it
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Hey that looks pretty cool. I like it.
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Well and let me clarify....my first duracoat job on my own gun....you would think I would have been super attention to detail guy but I didn't have to pay for it. The other ones I have done, well those are customers guns and i don't like screwing them up
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That looks nice!
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I think it looks just fine man, good job doing it.
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Man I've been wanting to do that to a couple of my pistols. I have an airbrush and small compressor..I have on idea why I haven't.

...Anyway..Nice looking job you have dome here.
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Doesn't Durocoat require baking?
I use Aluma coat on thoses that I worry will melt if I put them in the oven.

Please keep us informed on how well the coating lasts on the frame. I see a couple of projects coming from your idea.

(Oh, and yes, it does look good!)
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Doesn't Durocoat require baking?
I use Aluma coat on thoses that I worry will melt if I put them in the oven.

Please keep us informed on how well the coating lasts on the frame. I see a couple of projects coming from your idea.

(Oh, and yes, it does look good!)
I believe you can air cure duracoat. It just takes around 6 weeks. Not 100% on that.
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Doesn't Durocoat require baking?
I use Aluma coat on thoses that I worry will melt if I put them in the oven.

Please keep us informed on how well the coating lasts on the frame. I see a couple of projects coming from your idea.

(Oh, and yes, it does look good!)
No baking. You can, but it's recommended for air cure. Full time for air cure is a solid 3 weeks. Thanks for all the compliments! Next time I do one at the shop, ill post photos so you can see a little better quality than this one. I spend more time on customer jobs.
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