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Oxpho Blue in Vancouver/Portland area?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by nighthawk, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. nighthawk

    nighthawk PNW Member

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    Hello,

    I am refurbishing my old Pietta 1858 and I need to re-blue it. Where can i get some Oxpho Blue around here?

    Thanks
     
  2. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I've never been able to get it locally. I can't give you a comprehensive list of every place I tried, but I've called "everywhere," and never scored. Brownells, man.
     
  3. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    Ole's Gun Shop in Salem has it if you find yourself down this way Wed-Sat.
    Or can get it muled.

    ETA: I don't know what you are planning for your Pietta, but be aware that Oxpho-blue isn't real wear resistant. I really like it for it's anti-corrosion properties, and it has great color and luster for a cold blue.
    It just doesn't hold up well to holster wear, or other surface friction/abrasion.
     
  4. nighthawk

    nighthawk PNW Member

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    In Salem, huh? How much is it?

    How about Brownell's GUN KOTE OVEN-CURE FINISH? Is that anywhere around here somewhere?