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#6923116 - 10/16/17 10:45 PM Need a lower anodized DFW
KRoyal Online   sleepy
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Anyone know of a place that anodizes AR lowers in DFW? Have a burnt bronze cerakoted lower and wanting to take it back to black anodizing.
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#6923296 - 10/17/17 07:47 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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didn't AC/DC have a song named that? "Back to Black"???

Surely someone will have an answer


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#6923313 - 10/17/17 07:54 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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Can you anodize over Cerakote?

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#6923390 - 10/17/17 08:44 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: scalebuster]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
didn't AC/DC have a song named that? "Back to Black"???

Surely someone will have an answer


and don't call me Shirley


I'm finding a few online but wondering if anyone knows of anyone in DFW area.

Originally Posted By: scalebuster
Can you anodize over Cerakote?


No it will need to be media blasted down to bare aluminium.
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#6923416 - 10/17/17 09:04 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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not sure if Rebel does it, maybe one of the AR builders in McKinney? Allegiant Rifleworks.com
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#6923429 - 10/17/17 09:10 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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Is it an SBR lower?

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#6923448 - 10/17/17 09:26 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: DocHorton
Is it an SBR lower?


Yes it is an SBR lower. Which is only reason I'm worrying about it. If it weren't a SBR lower I'd sell the set and buy a new upper lower.

Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
not sure if Rebel does it, maybe one of the AR builders in McKinney? Allegiant Rifleworks.com


I don't think Scalpel Arms does anodizing.
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#6923566 - 10/17/17 10:44 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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Most use US Anodizing; it's not local but they are the best and regularly handle transferable machine gun lowers for anodizing services.
The redo your lower is $150 through them.

Most small manufacturers send them out for anodizing
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#6923592 - 10/17/17 11:08 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: BCJ]
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Originally Posted By: BCJ
Most use US Anodizing; it's not local but they are the best and regularly handle transferable machine gun lowers for anodizing services.
The redo your lower is $150 through them.

Most small manufacturers send them out for anodizing


Yea I saw US Anodizing $150 seems extremely steep. New Frontier Armory out of Las Vegas does it for $25 plus shipping both ways.
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#6924383 - 10/18/17 01:21 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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No man, that thing looks great in burnt bronze.
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#6924449 - 10/18/17 06:49 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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are you tired of the burny bronze?
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#6924478 - 10/18/17 07:20 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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One fellow on this forum believes Krylon can fix everything, from space capsules to trucks to ranch gates. Bet he take a can of Krylon and make it indestructible.
lol35
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#6924567 - 10/18/17 08:28 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: KRoyal]
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#6924582 - 10/18/17 08:40 AM Re: Need a lower anodized DFW [Re: blackcoal]
KRoyal Online   sleepy
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
are you tired of the burny bronze?

Not really tired of it, but I'm wanting to change uppers and tired of everytime I buy a new part I have to add on 2-3 week wait time and $50 per piece to get it Cerakoted to have it all match again. Would rather just go back to black anodizing.



Originally Posted By: blackcoal
One fellow on this forum believes Krylon can fix everything, from space capsules to trucks to ranch gates. Bet he take a can of Krylon and make it indestructible.
lol35


Nope, been there done that. Will never use krylon on a firearm again.
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