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Old 04-16-2017, 05:16 PM
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Just because I LIKE 2 tone guns.....
Has anyone tried to polish the slide on a Shield?
I did my Glock 26 and love the way it looks....
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Old 04-16-2017, 05:38 PM
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How are you dealing with oxidation on your polished Glock slide?
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Old 04-16-2017, 06:10 PM
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2 years off and on carrying IWB and not a mark !
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South FL?
Sounds like rust city to me.
If you want shiny, maybe hard chrome would be a better idea.
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Just because I LIKE 2 tone guns.....
Has anyone tried to polish the slide on a Shield?
I did my Glock 26 and love the way it looks....
I've seen pictures where it was done, the slide is stainless steel so that should limit corrosion. The Melonite coating (or whatever the "name du jour" is not) is tough to remove. Not my cup of tea for a look, but then I don't have to look at it.
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I would like to see it when it's done. Keep us updated.


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I didn't know S&W made any slides in Poland.
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Google "m&p slide polishing"
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^ I just did and found this:



Ouch! Not sure how that happens in 12 hours.

Just FYI just because it's "stainless steel" doesn't mean it's completely rust-proof. It's just rust resistant.

I bought a spare 9mm barrel for my Sig 40, wasn't too abrasive with it so it wasn't full polished (the coating was stubborn). I coat it with oil like any other barrel and I keep it in a plastic ziplock bag.

I think it'll just be higher maintenance but I too like the two-tone look, just haven't tried it.
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Here is mine that was NP3 coated.







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That looks nice. Coated the barrel too? If so, I wonder if reduced clearances might cause it to wear off at high spots, etc.
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