Go Back   BigEvil Online > BigEvilOnline Forums > BEO - Tech Department
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

BEO - Tech Department Discuss anything tech related - projects, mods, questions and troubleshooting.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-01-2012, 03:55 PM
Weerez935 Weerez935 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 47
Default Blackening steel

Saw this thread on ao
http://www.automags.org/forums/showt...90#post2812990
I don't use that website but if anyone's wondering they use a nickle black oxide solution.
Also there is no masking involved as it is not needed.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-02-2012, 08:18 AM
BigEvil's Avatar
BigEvil BigEvil is offline
Benevolent Dictator
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: #1 Buck Adams fan
Posts: 13,726
Default

You can also Duracoat it. Like a spray paint / epoxy that you spray on through an airbrush. Fairly durable for a DIY application.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Quote:
its a joke that he is called the Mag Whisperer, till he fixes the unfixable and hands you a gun that sings, screams and does everything you wanted it to be, and then the name is well earned.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-02-2012, 08:58 AM
OPBN OPBN is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 352
Default

How does the blackening effect tolerances? I am slightly intrigued with the idea of polishing the crap out of a Classic valve and then blackening it.....
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-02-2012, 11:00 AM
Weerez935 Weerez935 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 47
Default

When I called agd they blackened them with the stainless oxide nickel solution because it did not affect tolerances.

Caswell sells a suitable kit so I'm going to try it on my pistol build.

http://www.caswellplating.com/metal-...r-gel-kit.html

Then I think I'm going to have 68 automag classic nickel plated.

Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-02-2012, 04:14 PM
OPBN OPBN is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 352
Default

Keep us updated. Really interested in how this turns out. So the kit includes the gel and then a sealer for a "dry" look? Wonder if by "dry" they mean flat/dust? I'm wondering if you polish a SS body and blacken it, how will it compare to one that isnt polished first?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-02-2012, 04:30 PM
Weerez935 Weerez935 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 47
Default

I have lots of stuff to test it with.

If you click on steel oxide on the caswell sight they have an awesome video. But that won't work on stainless.

I'm also using the gel because its easier to store at home.

I don't have to keep a whole bath
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-02-2012, 08:05 PM
pillage's Avatar
pillage pillage is offline
Quad Violation Porking Everyone.
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Yorktown Virginia
Posts: 7,328
Default

Being that the acid based stuff etches the metal, I am betting it won't be shiny even if it is polished.
__________________
FACT: Audacity's just a nice word for being full of shit.


”A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don’t have one, you’ll probably never need one again.”

It is called "The Bill Of Rights," " Not the Bill Of Needs."


Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-05-2012, 11:26 AM
Weerez935 Weerez935 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 47
Default

I'm going to buy the bigger starter kit.

If anyone is interested in having a part done and doesn't want to buy the muriatic acid and other chemicals I could do a few.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-05-2012, 06:40 PM
OPBN OPBN is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 352
Default

I might be interested. I'll keep an eye out here.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-02-2013, 07:13 PM
OPBN OPBN is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 352
Default

Weerez did you end up getting any further on this?
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:23 PM.


Sometimes it's good to be EVIL® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.