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NYECOGunsmith

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Contact any of our forum sponsor gunshops, one is bound to still do bluing, although in this day and age, most send it out to a shop that does nothing but bluing.

American Bluing and Guns in Monkton Vermont is one such shop, Bluing is 90% or more of their business, not repairs. except for restorations.

Glenrock Bluing in Glenrock Wyoming is another strictly bluing business.

The key to a great bluing is in the polishing first, and the mix of the salts, the temp and the soak time second.
 

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Contact any of our forum sponsor gunshops, one is bound to still do bluing, although in this day and age, most send it out to a shop that does nothing but bluing.

American Bluing and Guns in Monkton Vermont is one such shop, Bluing is 90% or more of their business, not repairs. except for restorations.

Glenrock Bluing in Glenrock Wyoming is another strictly bluing business.

The key to a great bluing is in the polishing first, and the mix of the salts, the temp and the soak time second.
Agree with this. Have seen some horrible attempts at bluing. All in the prep work. If you have it done locally ask to see examples of their work.
 

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Agree with this. Have seen some horrible attempts at bluing. All in the prep work. If you have it done locally ask to see examples of their work.
Exactly!
A poor polish job ruins the guns value, and can make it illegal, as a lousy polisher can actually "Pull" the serial number, manufacturer's data, etc. from the gun during polishing.
Can also dish out screw holes, ruin screw heads, pin heads, any opening into the gun, formerly flat surfaces, formerly square edges, I have seen all these screwed up by polishers who didn't deserve the title, or the customers money.
Always ask to see examples of a gunsmith's custom work , bluing, polishing, coating of any kind, stock refinishing and modifying, etc. before spending tons of money on a valuable, or sentimental value, firearm.
 
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