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Old 04-29-2012, 01:14 AM   #21
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I love the contrast... the flat dark earth is a little lighter than I would expect but the pistol looks nice. I think it would have looked awesome to do the controls in black to match the slide... just my two cents...
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I love the contrast... the flat dark earth is a little lighter than I would expect but the pistol looks nice. I think it would have looked awesome to do the controls in black to match the slide... just my two cents...
I would have but just kinda got lazy and didn't want to tear everything down. The fnx is a m effer to fully disassemble
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What is the cure time if you bake the duracoat? Also, whats the recommendation for bake temperature?

I planned on doing one of my pistols in an automotive paint booth at my job. Our bake cycle runs 60 mins at 178 degrees.

BTW.. you a nice job on that. I like the tan
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What is the cure time if you bake the duracoat? Also, whats the recommendation for bake temperature?

I planned on doing one of my pistols in an automotive paint booth at my job. Our bake cycle runs 60 mins at 178 degrees.

BTW.. you a nice job on that. I like the tan
That I'm not for sure. I've always just let it air cure
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The directions on the can has information on prep and curing.

I did a dura coat on a frame once. The wife liked the color (brushed stainless). She twisted my arm to do the cabinet pulls in the kitchen.
It's been over 6 years now, and none have flaked, chipped, discolored, etc...
They still look like I did when I painted them. Some pulls are not used much, other pulls are used constantly to get plates and cups.

As with any other paint job, prep and follow directions on the can. Multiple light coats are better than one heavy coat.
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The directions on the can has information on prep and curing.

I did a dura coat on a frame once. The wife liked the color (brushed stainless). She twisted my arm to do the cabinet pulls in the kitchen.
It's been over 6 years now, and none have flaked, chipped, discolored, etc...
They still look like I did when I painted them. Some pulls are not used much, other pulls are used constantly to get plates and cups.

As with any other paint job, prep and follow directions on the can. Multiple light coats are better than one heavy coat.
+1. It is all in the preparation. I do 2-3 several light coats on any project. Duracoat lasts forever as long as you let it aircure
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Frantz... if you ever decide to sell the FNX keep me in mind sir... Nice looking piece...
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Frantz... if you ever decide to sell the FNX keep me in mind sir... Nice looking piece...
Will do bud thanks
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