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.
Many fiberglass stocks have fairly slick surfaces. Some have textured paint or webbing that allows positive gripping in slippery conditions. Some, like McMillan Fiberglass Stocks, can be ordered from the factory with textured grip surfaces. […]
A compact version of the ubiquitous Remington Model 700, the Model Seven is an excellent candidate for a lightweight hunting rifle (to read more about the Model Seven action, click here). In this post, I’ll be taking […]