Originally Posted by luvtolean
In the new Book of the 1911 there is an amazingly good looking gold 1911 created by heating the metal and quenching it in motor oil.
Say it isnt so, the trick is not tin, but MOTOR OIL!!!
It still boggles the mind that it is gold. Even tin boggles the mind as a way to get the gold color. Wonder if they can do other colors? Would be cool to see.