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How to Blueing a gun


How do I blue (Black Oxide) my gun at home using chemical (acid)?

- Kalpetta, Kerala, India


The easiest, most cost efficient way to blue a gun is to buy a do it yourself kit at a sporting goods store. I have personally done so many times. However the one problem I have run into is that the gun blue will not work on stainless steel. (Which happens to be the reason I came across your inquiry.) I posted a similar inquiry on 09-16-01 (letter 10802).

If you have any suggestions please let me know.

Jeff Cochran
- Hermiston, OR, U.S.A.

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