How to Reblue a Gun?


To reblue a gun, you must be able to fully disassemble to reassemble it and have a special cleaning solution. Take apart the gun, boil it in a solution of water, sodium hydroxide, and potassium nitrate, polish and buff the parts, and reassemble the gun.
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There are alot of commercially available preparations to do this. Some require heating up the barrel and others can be done without heating. These are readily available at a hardware
the "blue" color of many guns (it usually looks black) is actually an acid treatment of steel that causes a type of corrosion that leaves the surface with some protection
Duracoat will probably give you the most "original" looking finish! & it is extremely easy to apply. report this answer. Updated on Saturday, February 04 2012 at 11:
Solder/flux mixes come in various forms and one point to remember is that soldering steel to steel is the absolute hardest case to make correct, vs. copper to copper being like child's
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You will need to purchase cold blue and then you apply to the gun handle. Another option is to take it to a gunsmith to be reblued.
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