What's Your Favorite Gun Finish?Blue Or Stainless.

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  1. flyingtiger85

    flyingtiger85 Well-Known Member

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    I'm Starting to Prefer stainless.My last four handgun purchases are on the right.Theres just something about the shine.Blued guns are pretty too!
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  2. rcairflr

    rcairflr Well-Known Member

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    Whether a rifle or pistol, I'm partial to blued.

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  3. gun-nut

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    Blued all the way!
  4. The_Rifleman

    The_Rifleman New Member

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    I feel more comfortable with my stainless pistol in the rain than I do with my blued rifle.

    It doesn't really matter to me what they look like; it is the functionality/reliability factor that interests me the most.
  5. carver

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    Old School! I like mine blued! Now days though, you can't always find that next gun you want in Blue.
  6. flintlock

    flintlock Well-Known Member

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    I like Blue best, but my EDC is stainless.
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    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    Love both but, if I'm out and shooting a few thousand rounds during the course of a week, rain/snow or shine, I like stainless.
  8. howlnmad

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    I like the BLING so I hafta say stainless.
  9. UncleFudd

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    No doubt about it and if I could afford it, I would have it done on every gun that I own,

    NP3 by Robar industries. Looks like stainless but i the most durable finish I have ever seen.
    This P7 M13 is one that I now carry lot and after many years you can find no holster wear marks or any other marks.
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  10. fleetwood1976

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    nickel!

    I prefer blue and nickel for looks. but for hunting or carry I think stainless is the way to go.
  11. geds

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    I'm a Blues fan!
  12. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member

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    I dont know i have both. i like both. my 622 has a satin finish it's an alluminum aloy
  13. hogger129

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    My parkerized Springfield 1911 holds up well in my holster. Doesn't look as nice as bluing though.


    Aah who'm I kidding. I gots to have the gold-plated tiger stripe finish.
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  14. Gun Geezer

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    I like the look of blued but living on saltwater, stainless is painless.
  15. ozo

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    Although I like ALL finishes depending
    on which gun they are on, my most favorite
    for durability and cleaning is the 'black matte'
    S&W finish.....hands down !
    BUT.....no finish on my 3screw is
    --the most beautiful-- !!!!! :cool:

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