This .45 Combat Commander came to me in deplorable condition, rusty,pitted etc. I used Brownells blueing salts and added some ebony grips.(along with many hours of hand polishing, no buffing wheels). I'm happy with the results even tho the number of man hours would not be cost effective if I were to sell it.But then, most of what we do in this hobby does not make sense to non-believers.
A truly stunning job!
I've always believed that any good gun deserves better than to be left in lousy condition.
Having done a job like that myself, I can appreciate all the work you have in that gun.
JD, your gun looks better than most reblues one sees. It sure looks a lot better than the Model M recently pictured on a thread where the flats were horribly rounded and the texture of the polish was way off. Way to keep the flats "flat."
I will send you an e-mail, the whole process is a little involved and I don't want to bore everyone to death with details, but it involved about eight hours of work and the use of varying grades of silicon carbide paper and glass beads.