Cerakote provides excellent protection for firearms in harsh environmental conditions. We’ve been getting ours from Brownells and couldn’t be happier with the results.
Smaller parts, especially screws, are often hard to coat. A friend (a professionally trained painter) showed us a trick using thin cardboard that allows easy application on screws. No more crazy wire bending of alligator clips…
A word of caution, in some curing ovens, even though the temperature is fairly low, the heating elements can get quite hot, so keep the cardboard away from them.
I often use McMillan fiberglass stocks in my projects. In addition to building rifle stocks, McMillan also builds complete rifles (at least used to, they sold that part of the business) and does custom gun work. […]