While waiting out our mandatory 10 day wait for my G20SF that I bought from Glockmeister....I decided to go to my shop (reloading room) and polish my Longslide. My original plan was to get the machine put together, run 500 rounds of various ammo thru it, resolve any problems then send out the Slide for either a NP3 (silver nickel) or House Black like Meathead9s weapon which looks absolutely fabulous... The original Lonewolf Longslide comes in rough bead-blasted stainless. Mine had dark spots where the bead blaster operator missed or just didn't cover that area long enough. Even though they look good in photos...... They have a rough feel and I don't like it. I have a NP3 Franken-Glock slide that I mounted on an old Glock 27 frame that really has a smooth finish and is easy on the eyes..... Since it's Saturday and the women-folk are out running errands, Dad decided to spend a little time doing something about that gawd-awful bead blasted with dark spots Longslide.....I am building an Airplane (Vans RV-7) in my garage and I have a portable work station on a cart for deburring and polishing. Bench grinder on the left actually has some 3M polishing wheels. I decided to take off the rough areas on each side of the slide and leave the top the satin, bead-blasted finish. I masked off the top of the slide and other areas I didn't want polished and took my time with the soft wheel. I was amazed at how easy it was to get the rough surface off and after some trial and error I then moved to my workbench with some 'Semi'Chrome' and cotton patches. I figured if I screwed up the slide I was going to have it plated anyway....nothing to lose. I'am pleased. She looks good..... I figure I am about 89.54% finished...probably a little more time with the cotton patches but I will do that after I get my Frame and run those 500 rounds. Be well and don't get bored on Saturday. Wanna kill these ads? We can help!