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Old 05-09-2013, 03:08 PM   #1
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I want to polish the cylinder release, trigger, hammer, and cylinder on my judge. Who thinks I should and who thinks I shouldn't?

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Old 05-09-2013, 03:30 PM   #2
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I have done various parts on many guns, but normally just do the barrels on my auto loaders. I just dip the parts to be polished in vinegar for a few hours to take the bluing off, jeweler's rouge and a buffing wheel.

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I've done a few myself. I just need votes on whether or not to do it on my judge.

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Is there a reason you want to polish those parts?

Something specific, like trigger is not crisp or something?

Just remember, its very easy to remove the surface on metal - not so easy to put it back.

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I want to see a polished judge.

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Is there a reason you want to polish those parts?

Something specific, like trigger is not crisp or something?

Just remember, its very easy to remove the surface on metal - not so easy to put it back.
Just for looks and because all my other handguns have been polished.
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I want to see a polished judge.
So I got one for polishing. Anyone else?
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Go for it.

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If you polish the bluing off you will have bare, unprotected steel which can rust very quickly. It will also ruin the value of your gun.
Not a good idea at all!

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If you polish the bluing off you will have bare, unprotected steel which can rust very quickly. It will also ruin the value of your gun.
Not a good idea at all!
Got a no. And a good point.
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