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Old 03-14-2009, 8:34 AM
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it's just steel under the coating, do what you want, just oil the exposed metal. It's not a collectable at the moment and it's cheap enough to experiment. I would rather find a used $400-$500 one that has scratches and experiment but your new price and this one is not too far off. Hell, take the thing down to the last pin and learn the mechanics of the 1911, do it a few times, so that you know how a 1911 was designed (it's engenius). When you polish, do it with the grain of the metal, that way you get no swirls. Good luck
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