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View Poll Results: What to polish? If option is not here, reply with suggestions please.
Nothing, leave stock! 6 46.15%
Just barrel round. 0 0%
Barrel round and -40 S&W- landing 3 23.08%
EVERYTHING!! 4 30.77%
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:49 PM
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Talking SD40VE What to polish??

I have polished the barrel ramp and the trigger bar & sear contacts. Now, what else??



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striker block ?
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Old 09-26-2013, 09:01 PM
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What to polish next?? Nothing, go shoot the **** out of it and let it polish itself.
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What to polish next?? Nothing, go shoot the **** out of it and let it polish itself.
LOL That will come after the Apex trigger and Galloway parts get here tomorrow
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You can polish the rest of the barrel. Its a subtle but eye catching improvement.
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like my guns to stay pretty original in the internals, so nothing here.
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I polish the barrel hood and crown.
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Got bored and saw potential in my mag...

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There is another thread about polishing on the forum. I posted pics of my sd40ve I can't post them here cuz I'm on my phone. I polished the barrel and painted the -40s&W on it blue. It looks nice and clean and not to flashy in my opinion. I'm trying to decide if I Should Polish the serrated grip spots on slide and paint the ridges only blue and white. Might just use some finger nail Polish to see what it looks like before I do it permanent. Might post pictures this evening if I can get to it. Also I like the polished magazine. That was a good idea and a very shiny job .
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Dude, you got it worse than I do!!!
Why don't you finish up the barrel and make it ALL Purdy.

Besides the barrel I also polished the tops of the two vertical arms that are on the trigger bar that contact the slide as well as the contact points on the slide itself, the side of the trigger bar and the face of the striker. I also polished the striker safety plunger to a mirror finish.

I did a bunch of dry firing (with a snapcap) before my Apex spring kit showed up and when I pulled out the sear assembly to replace the 3 springs from the Apex kit, I flushed it out really well with good ol' WD40. I'd noticed that the trigger was getting "smoother" even before I installed the spring kit in that it was less "gritty" than when new.
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Installed my Galloway spring kit and SS guide rod/22lb spring. Time to go test it out!!

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