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Duracoating a G19

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Scott3670, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. Scott3670

    Scott3670

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    This is just sad. I won't even get my 19 for about 14 more hours and I am already thinking about sending it out for a duracoat (desert sand, I think). Any reccommendations? Thanks.
     
  2. glock19 lover

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    Leave it the way it is JMO, congrats and enjoy it.
     

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    I say leave it the way it is, but if you do decide to duracoat I suggest attempting it yourself. Though I've never done a Glock before I have done one of my Sigs and if you're patient enough, it's pretty easy to do yourself. I would think that you'd want to shoot that gun though first when you get it.

    To allow duracoat to completely cure I'd suggest not firing your weapon for at least a few weeks after duracoating it. Think before you spray it.
     
  4. Falcon78

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    Spend your money on ammo instead :D
     
  5. faawrenchbndr

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    MagPul foliage green G20,...

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    If it isn't broke, don't fix it. It was engineered to function perfectly as is. IMO any way. Have fun shooting!!
     
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    Duracoat is not a very strong finish. Expect it to wear considerably with use. The standard tenifer factory finish is just about the best metal treatment ever devised. I like to leave Glocks stock as far as finish goes.
     
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    Tennifer is not a finish, it's an invisible metal treatment.
     
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    It would be great if Glock offered a desert sand. I would buy one today if they did.
     
  10. Scott3670

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    Damn, now that's a sweet gun! That may be just what I'm looking for.
     
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    I had my XD45 Duracoated because I bought it as a basket case. Looked sweet when it came back.

    The Duracoat started rubbing off within 3 days of carry, from friction between jeans and pistol due to walking around.

    You will regret it.
     
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    Guess you DuraCoated it and carried a few days later?
    Need to read the cruing requirements with DuraCoating,.....needs a few weeks cure before carry use.

    And yes, it's a paint type product,..... no way will it be as durable as a solid colored polymer.
    I prefer not use DuraCoat on slides.

    I bought this from a friend, already DuraCoated,......it's a 10mm hog hunting/range fun gun.
    It's perfect for my needs,.......................:supergrin:
     
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