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I'm thinking about buying one of the DSArms US made stainless steel cocking handle assemblies. This would be to reduce my foreign parts count and get rid of a part that looks bad. How does stainless steel respond to parkarizing or other types of refinishing when compared to the rest of the STG-58 rifle? Will it match when I refinish everything? I don't want everything to match except one lone part. Thanks in advance.
July 31, 2000, 21:13
quality stainless steel does not accept parkerizing or bluing. You can use a black oxide which reacts to the chromium rather than carbon, or a sprayed on/baked polymer coating.
T. Mark "Gunplumber" Graham
Arizona Response Systems
5501 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013
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