Category: Bluing & Coatings

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How to Take Bluing Off A Gun?

One of the worst things that can happen to your rifle is rusting. If your rifle, or any firearm, rusts, it can become virtually unusable. Bluing is a process used to create a thin protective coat around the steel of your firearm in order to stave off rust …

How To Remove Rust From A Gun Without Damaging Bluing?

One of the trickiest aspects of removing rust from the outside of a gun barrel is to not harm the bluing that is present. This is because the bluing that is still intact protects the metal from oxidation which results in rust. Removing the rust generally requires scraping, …

Stainless Steel Vs Blued Guns: Which Is Better?

Whether you are a professional shooter or an amateur like me, you already know the importance of bluing a gun. Part of the safety of the gunmetal is keeping it clean and protected all the time if not it can build up and affect the performance. And that’s …