Polished my 686+ up

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  1. Fast Eddie

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    It was really rewarding for me to achieve the level of shine that I have on this pistol. After I cleaned the gun, all I used to polish it, uwas Mother's and a tee shirt I shredded, that used to say I love guns and coffee.

    After polishing the gun, I decided to go ahead and polish the trigger and hammer, because I didn't think they fit the aesthetics of the gun. I left the bead blast on the top, and polished everything else. Other than the fact that I am now dreaming of a nice set of Rosewood grips for it, I am very pleased with the results.

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  2. Joe Link

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    Beautiful gun, nice work!
     
  3. Swedish K

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    Looks good - bet that took a while
     
  4. PuddleMonkey

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    Looks great! Altamont has some nice grips for revolvers. They can burn or add S&W medallions to them too.


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  5. Greenbug

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    That turned out really nice.
     
  6. Fast Eddie

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    I agree, PM, baby needs new shoes, for sure.
     
  7. F2CMaDMaXX

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    Puddlemonkey, do they have them for Ruger GP100's as well?
     
  8. PuddleMonkey

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    They do, but I prefer the old school style Chig makes.


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  9. joken

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    Nice job. I understand that polishing is something of an art simply because some edges are designed to stay sharp. It's not applicable to the job you did, but important to know when polishing any internal parts.
     
  10. nastybynature

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    Looks Awesome! How much to do the same to my 686 SSR? ;-)
     
  11. Fast Eddie

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    It would cost you an old tee shirt, a 6 pack of Hogaarden, and a few hours of small talk.
     
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    Haha, seriously on the small talk, something to take your mind off it :)
     
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    Well, if the sun ever comes out and you decide to shoot it, paper sacks are pretty cheap. lol
     
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  14. Fast Eddie

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    lol
     
  15. PuddleMonkey

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    you order some shoes yet?
     
  16. Fast Eddie

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    Not yet, you got anything you want to unload?
     
  17. PuddleMonkey

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    I think the only extra revolver grips I have are for a 629.
     
  18. Fast Eddie

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    :) I have another revolver that I am picking up, so grips will probably have to wait until after I get my snubby.
     
  19. PuddleMonkey

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    Still can't find it huh? Have you tried trimming, it might make the task a little less strenuous.
     
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  20. Fast Eddie

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    That's very practical, It still won't change my need to overcompensate.
     

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