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#5822367 - 07/07/15 10:43 PM Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done
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Registered: 05/05/15
Posts: 435
Loc: Mansfield TX 76063
I am looking to get my FN Herstal FNAR Rifle finished with a Cerakote or Duracoat in Desert / Sand Camo. It would include Rifle w/ 20" Barrel, Scope, Scope Rings, bipod and 1 mag. I am in Tarrant county so therefore need someone in the DFW Metroplex area. I do not want to ship. I want to talk to someone FTF to explain how I want the rifle done. You can PM me your information so I can get an estimate.

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#5822763 - 07/08/15 09:43 AM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: TraderJR]
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You want cerakote not duracote

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#5822821 - 07/08/15 10:15 AM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: Brother in-law]
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Why? I assume Cerakote is better than Duracote?

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#5822827 - 07/08/15 10:17 AM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: TraderJR]
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It's the way to go

It's an opinion buts it's the right opinion

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#5822838 - 07/08/15 10:24 AM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: TraderJR]
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http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbth...ork#Post5807077

Lots of guys who Cerakote in that post...I posted a link to a guy in Plano who does good work. Seems there are quite a few.

I agree with BIL...based upon the stuff I've read Cerakote is more durable.
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#5823205 - 07/08/15 02:25 PM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: Judd]
clandr1 Offline
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Registered: 12/12/14
Posts: 97
Loc: Frisco
Talk to Andrew at Atwell Tactical in Richardson. He's done tons of cerakote work.

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#5823415 - 07/08/15 04:59 PM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: TraderJR]
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I have a rifle that was duracoated...I think I bought it about seven years ago. It's not a bad finish, but what I've read about cerakote just sounds like a better deal. Duracote WILL flake off some. I've also used a finish called Moly-Resin on a couple of items and I am convinced it is tougher than duracote...easy to use also.
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#5823782 - 07/08/15 08:17 PM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: TraderJR]
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I had one gun in moly and it was nice. Since I will give my edge to cerakote

Cerakote
Moly
Dura

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#5823898 - 07/08/15 09:09 PM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: TraderJR]
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BiL, what differences did you see?
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God I am hating caliber threads more and more

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#5823911 - 07/08/15 09:15 PM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: TraderJR]
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The finish was a little cleaner on the Cerakote and appeared thinner. But that is really being picky.

I would do moly resin again if I had to, but with the color choices of Cerakote and the selection of applicators it is the way to go.

I didn't have the moly gun very long but a friend bought it and it's still holding up.

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#5825178 - 07/09/15 06:52 PM Re: Need Cerakote or Duracote Work Done [Re: TraderJR]
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Alamo precision is the place. 817 284-0034
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