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Bluing The Traditional, Hot Salts Way
Bluing The Traditional, Hot Salts Way

My trusty Remington 870 has been through a lot here at Brownells since I purchased it. I have disassembled,bead-blasted, cold blued, reassembled, and disassembled again . . . more than any shotgun often goes through in a lifetime of use.

Cold Bluing Touch-Ups
Cold Bluing Touch-Ups

I recently purchased a Remington 870 at a local gun show. It had been well maintained, but with every gun that sees a lot of use, there were some wear marks and imperfections that detracted from its appearance.

To Blue or Not To Blue - Unique Finishes that Customize Any Gun
To Blue or Not To Blue - Unique Finishes that Customize Any Gun

When Bob Brownell started bluing guns nearly 65 years ago, there weren’t a lot of options to preserving the finish other than bluing for most folks.