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Gentlemen,
I am most interested regarding the attributes of using black parkerising on a stainless steel 1911. Does it add to lubricity, wear resistance, etc.? I would greatly appreciate your input. Also, who does it?
Thank you, Matt.
 

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Parkerizing won't "take" on a stainless gun, Matt. You can do chrome sulphate though-- gives a very black, very dull finish. I have two personal carry guns done with this finish, and since the late '80's they've been holding up well. I haven't done it to a stainless gun in years though and my original source is gone. Some of the guys here on the forum gave me some new sources that I expect to try soon. Sounds like if anything they should be better than the old source.
 
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