S&W did some blackened SS guns for a HP department, several years ago- they would not refinish them, as the process was prohibitively expensive. Black chrome would be ok, as long as it is not a carry/much used piece- BC is roughly equal to electrloess nickle, in wear resistence(from what I've been told).
A polymer finish will run about the same as BC.
Check in with Cogan Custom/Accurate Plating&Weaponry, Ford's Guns, Checkmate, and possibly Birdsong. They'll know best....:wave:
there are a number of coatings you can have applied. I have a Kahr P9 that has the stainless slide but it has a tungsten DLC? coating that makes it black. It's a hard coat that has held up to a kydex holster for a long time.
1 - 6 of 6 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
A forum community dedicated to defensive firearm owners and enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about everyday carry, optics, holsters, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more!