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How to finish "bolt, in the white"

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by alphapygmy, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. alphapygmy

    alphapygmy Yamhill County Active Member

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    I just ordered a new PT&G 1 part bolt for a Remage build and it comes in the white. I usually deal in stainless so I don't worry about the finish but what does "in the white" need? Bluing, Cerakote, or Nickel Boron?
     
  2. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Keep it oiled and away from moisture if you don't want it to rust.
     
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  3. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    You could do all of the above, or parkerized and even chromed.
     
  4. alphapygmy

    alphapygmy Yamhill County Active Member

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    My main goal is protection from moisture because it will occasionally be out in the rain and I'm in NW Oregon so moisture is part of life 9 months a year. Me no likey shiny stuff either, but that's secondary.
     
  5. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Corrosion X works good.
     
  6. Steve Sloan

    Steve Sloan Central Oregon Member

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    What is the receiver and Barrel?
    Good suggestions given.

    Couple older options
    Jewell it and keep it tuned up with eezox.
    Eezox is great for protection; I still recommend a good lube.

    Long weekend, slow rust blue is not too difficult, if you have the time and if it complements the receiver/rifle.

    Shooting and baking Norrell's on a couple 870P's this weekend. One gloss and one flat. Old school with Win red pigment finished furnature, and thankfully an understanding wife.