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Duracoating 870: Matte or HK black?

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by Devils Haircut, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. Devils Haircut

    Devils Haircut

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    My boss is going to duracoat my 870 this weekend. I wanted matte black, but he says that it scratches easily and that I should go with the HK semi-gloss black. I haven't found any bad reviews of the matte black, and don't want a glossy gun but I'm looking for a little advice. Thanks.
     
  2. 18thabncorps

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    matte blk/hkblk...realistically about the same....my advise is to give the final product a coating of matte clear when the duracoat is dried. I am a fan of Krylon for this. It will protect your Duracoat and is damn flat.
     

    Last edited: Mar 11, 2010

  3. Devils Haircut

    Devils Haircut

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    After seeing both in the flesh this morning, I'm going to have to completely disagree with you. Huge difference in sheen. Doesn't really matter now though since I decied to go with Parker Gray. Thanks anyway!:supergrin:
     
  4. DLSR

    DLSR

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    Photos? I am interested in seeing how it turned out.
     
  5. Aceman

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    Side by side - way different. By itself - black. The only issue is shine. But the HK black is damn sexy!

    Krylon will take the little bit of gloss right off those. And add extra protect.