View Full Version : My 1911's barrel love's Flitz Polish...
09-17-2011, 6:10 PM
Been shooting my 1911 just about every weekend lately. The stainless barrel was looking less than pretty. Not that I would care if it were not a simple easy fix. In two minutes worth of work have it looking brand new. Just used a dab of Flitz polish, a paper towel, and some elbow grease.
I tried taking a picture but the stainless steel doesn't like the flash.
Anybody else use this stuff?
09-17-2011, 6:52 PM
I do. Great stuff for my revolvers. I use it with the Flitz micro fiber cleaning cloth. Awhile back I picked up a 686-2 that had some galling from holster wear. Flitz took care of the majority of it. Probably would have removed all of it but, I didn't feel like taking the time. I was too eager to go shoot it.:)
09-17-2011, 9:03 PM
I bought some "Mothers Mag polish". I heard it's similar to Flitz. I was going to do the 25 cent glock parts polish, but I'm lazy.
Use it all the time, great product.
I think a scuffed barrel hood adds character :D shows the honest use in your gun. Besides, it'll be all scuffed after shooting it some more anyhow....though I can't deny that there's something attractive about shiny things as much as I like muted, matte and black. I tend to polish my stainless revolvers with flitz and cape cod cloths....all my other guns are pretty subdued looking though.
09-17-2011, 9:49 PM
I don't recommend doing it everytime you go shooting. But when you feel like making 'em look pretty it comes in real handy.
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