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

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by flyingtiger85, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. flyingtiger85

    flyingtiger85 Well-Known Member

    Aug 24, 2010

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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!
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2012
  2. rcairflr

    rcairflr Well-Known Member

    Jul 2, 2011
    Wichita, Ks
    Whether a rifle or pistol, I'm partial to blued.

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  3. gun-nut

    gun-nut Member

    Jan 15, 2011
    Blued all the way!
  4. The_Rifleman

    The_Rifleman Active Member

    Feb 10, 2010
    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

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    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 Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2007
    Upstate NY
    I like Blue best, but my EDC is stainless.
  7. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    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

    howlnmad Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    Harriman, Tn
    I like the BLING so I hafta say stainless.
  9. UncleFudd

    UncleFudd Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    Phoenix, Az
    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.

  10. fleetwood1976

    fleetwood1976 Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2009
    Southern Indiana

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

    geds New Member

    Mar 27, 2011
    I'm a Blues fan!
  12. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Brandon SD
    I dont know i have both. i like both. my 622 has a satin finish it's an alluminum aloy
  13. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    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.
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2012
  14. Gun Geezer

    Gun Geezer Well-Known Member

    Oct 5, 2009
    Central Florida
    I like the look of blued but living on saltwater, stainless is painless.
  15. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    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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