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Thread: Polishing a PSA frame

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    Polishing a PSA frame

    I recv'd some advice 5 years ago when I purchased the frame about buying Zona brand 'sandpaper' to finish the frame, polishing it to to a shine.

    I am now finally getting to the point where I can do this polish. Does anyone else have experience with the level of 'shine' I can expect?

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    I have never heard of Zona brand sandpaper. What I have read is to use progressively finer grits of automotive wet/dry sandpaper, paying the sheet of sandpaper on a piece of plate glass to ensure that you are sanding on a flat surface.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkmoon View Post
    I have never heard of Zona brand sandpaper. What I have read is to use progressively finer grits of automotive wet/dry sandpaper, paying the sheet of sandpaper on a piece of plate glass to ensure that you are sanding on a flat surface.
    Upon further review I see that they're the 'retailer', these are actually 3M wet/dry polishing paper. It goes progressively from 30 micron to 1 micro (30/15/9/3/2/1)
    I have seen that it should be done on a pane of glass, for sure I will be doing that. I'm only going to polish the flat surfaces, there's enough checking and rounded edges to make the rest very hard to reach.

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    One more item about the polishing of the frame. My slide stop and safety are both finished matte black but the plunger tube is not. Does anyone know where a matte black finish formula could be obtained?

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    Lauer Weaponry Duracoat.

    https://www.duracoatfirearmfinishes.com/
    Hawkmoon
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