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    Cerakote work - reccomendations?

    Who has had cerakote work done?

    Victor Alberts at Cerakote NZ basic 1 colour quoted at $290.
    Greystone, approx $400.

    Any reccomendations?
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    Greystone guns, did amazing work on my Remington 700, about to get a Colt upper redone there soon! Can't remember the cost but I'm sure it wasn't that extensive? Stuart is great to work with


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    Thinking of getting one of mine done so following with interest!
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    Quote Originally Posted by TianBotha View Post
    Greystone guns, did amazing work on my Remington 700, about to get a Colt upper redone there soon! Can't remember the cost but I'm sure it wasn't that extensive? Stuart is great to work with


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    What was the turnaround time on that.... ?
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    Can't go wrong with Stu.

    Had a few things done and have to say he does a good job and the stuff is hard wearing.

    If I ever get out of this shit hole and get back to Godzown I will post a pic or 2 of the Shadow frame he done for me
    It has fired a shit load of rounds and hasn't looked like wearing off on the slide guides.

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    I took my rifle in on Monday and had it done by Friday and picked it up, mind you I did say no rush when I dropped it off


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    Stu at Greystone Guns.

    Turn around about a week. Not cheap but impeccable workmanship.

    Here is some of his work: http://www.nzhuntingandshooting.co.n...erakote-23692/

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    It takes a bit of time to cure/bake it right. Pretty sure the barrels and frame he done for me took no longer than a week as well.

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    Pretty sure Stu's prices include stripping your firearm, bolt etc. Does Victor's price or capabilities include this?
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    People seem very concerned about turn around time, cerakote takes a while to fully cure even after it's been baked so in a ideal world you would leave the item a few weeks after coating.
    Duracoating is ready to go straight away.

    I haven't used either on firearms much but have used both on other products where perhaps the durability is tested a bit more strenuously so have found the the extra wait to be worth it, especially with the slippery cerakote clear coating.
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    Took the Colt upper in to sty this afternoon, I'll keep you updated at the end of the week what it looks like!



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    Picked up my AR15 M4 from Greystone last week,,got the skeleton of the AIL stock,the Lower and the handguard done in flat dark earth and it looks good,when i figure out the pics and put it all together i will try and post.

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    I can say from experience that if you want a good job, from someone who knows what they are doing Greystone is the best choice. If you want cerakote that scrapes off with your finger nail go for Victor. He is no armouring/gunsmithing experience and no qualification in Cerakote application. A business I work for has had 2 jobs completed by victor which both were buggered with a capital F. Not worth the $$ saving for the pain it caused. My 2 cents worth.

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    I've been more than impressed with Victor's work, infact he has another rifle coming his way soon...

    Probably best to speak with Victor himself on what you get for your money, very friendly and helpful...0274 205 7050

    Some work he has done for me..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucky13 View Post
    I can say from experience that if you want a good job, from someone who knows what they are doing Greystone is the best choice. If you want cerakote that scrapes off with your finger nail go for Victor. He is no armouring/gunsmithing experience and no qualification in Cerakote application. A business I work for has had 2 jobs completed by victor which both were buggered with a capital F. Not worth the $$ saving for the pain it caused. My 2 cents worth.
    Any pictures of the shit cerakote job? If I'd had something done and it was that bad, I'd have photos, and I'm going to go out on a limb here and ask you to to post them, because I have a funny feeling they don't exist.
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