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Old 04-13-2009, 08:16 PM   #11
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Re blued my 1911 this weekend. I will try and get some pics up in the next couple of days. The really cool thing is it only cost me around $18 and it turned out pretty good. Plus the benefit of myself doing it for the first time makes it all that much greater.

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Old 04-16-2009, 02:35 AM   #12
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@ Fourn6,

what would you recomend to have my over 20 year old cz75 look sweet again?

It`s the painted version, and there are a few chippoffs.
Sell me that thing and get yourself a new one!

I like those "pre-b" pistols. Nice gun.
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Kdog CZ -

Likely approach would be to remove all paint (I'd use MEK in a ziplock bag for 20 minutes or so to start - and use rags to pull off old paint and not remove any phosphate if it is there) - then just repaint to match the factory job - even with normal semi gloss black spray enamal paint it would work, or you could go with a higher preformance gun "kote" product. If it was phosphated first at the factory, it will be easy to tell and a repaint will stick quite well. If it was shiny bare metal, you can go a number of other directions with it - rust blue might look very nice with some fancy new grips....

That's all steel, right? Frame and slide?

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love guns, what method did you use?

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Old 04-20-2009, 03:54 PM   #15
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I used a rust blue remover and then just reblued it. Of course I used a lot of steel wool in between. Anyways here are some pictures The first 2 are of it stripped. If you would like to see what it looked like before I stripped it look towards the beginning of this thread.

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And pics of it redone.

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