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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.

A Gunsmith’s Guide to Metal Prep for Baking and Bluing
A Gunsmith’s Guide to Metal Prep for Baking and Bluing

Prior to bluing or the application of a bake on coating, a steel surface must be properly prepared. In either case, at a minimum the work piece must be thoroughly and completely degreased.