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TNKING89 07-20-2012 04:22 AM

what kind of paint to use on my ruger Sr22 slide?
I would like to paint my Sr22 slide a dark blue color or like a blood red. what kid of paint works on these slides and will stay with a good finish?

trip286 07-20-2012 04:26 AM

Rustoleum. It's like hot sauce, good on everything.
I'm kidding, hell I don't know, never painted a gun, sorry.
Marlinman can help you out.

TNKING89 07-20-2012 04:30 AM

Lol ok . I heard that works though as I was googling it.. hmm

Zombiegirl 07-20-2012 04:31 AM

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My husband used nail polish with a really thin paintbrush. He used silver as a base because his gun is black and then put lime green on top. I have an SR 22 and want him to do mine.

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TNKING89 07-20-2012 04:46 AM

Oh nice that looks good

trip286 07-20-2012 05:08 AM

Ever hear of cerakote? It's a very similar formula to ceramic based header paint used on engines. Look into it.

TNKING89 07-20-2012 05:13 AM

Ok cool thanks

Zombiegirl 07-20-2012 06:04 AM


Originally Posted by TNKING89
Oh nice that looks good

If you use nail polish, make sure you use non acetone polish remover if you mess up.

Marlinman 07-20-2012 06:38 AM

Rustoleom works. Duracoat and cerakoat works. Are you wanting to paint the whole slide or just the lettering?

danf_fl 07-20-2012 12:37 PM

For the fun of it, I've tried Krylon on a .22lr revolver.

Cleaned the thing thoroughly, then followed the directions on the can

So far, no chipping, cracking, or flaking.

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