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My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« on: June 06, 2013, 05:23:52 AM »
We have a vendor on the AZGO whose company is www.tacticalinstincts.com. Brian specializes in Cerakote finishes. He has done work for T and Harm so I took my Gen 2 Glock 19 police buy back to his shop for a coat in Magpul Flat Dark Earth. He does awesome work. Here are the results.


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There was a lot of tool marks on the top of the slide internally that are gone with the coat. It looks like a new gun!

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I saw the preliminary coat of T's P6 in burnt bronze and I heard the plans for the finished product. It'll be sick!





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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2013, 06:27:52 AM »
Crusader Weaponry has been using the MagPul FDE for a year now and I've got it on my Wife's Glock too.  Great color.  Darker than other FDE colors... Which makes it more earthy.
I believe this color used to be called "Loam".

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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2013, 07:27:17 AM »
The cerakote job looks professional.  Very nice.  :thumbup1



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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2013, 01:30:35 PM »
How is the Cerecote holding up to abuse for you guys, I'm curious since I'm fairly hard on gun finishes it's something I considered but I'd hate to have to redo it;)

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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2013, 01:36:56 PM »
The cerakote on my Witness is holding up great.  The gun is steel, and the cerakote was over a fresh park.

On the slide of my Para it is wearing on the left side of the muzzle.  This gun is stainless and the cerakote went on over a sand blast with 80 grit AO.  Perhaps there is a better way to surface prep stainless for Cerakote.

To be clear, it is not flaking or chipping.  Just getting polished away.  I carry this gun about 3X as much as any other gun too, so perhaps I would be seeing the same thing if I carried the witness as much.  But I don't think so.  I think it just didn't work as well over stainless.
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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2013, 07:19:31 PM »
Looks pretty good. Mind telling me how much? I'd like to possibly cerakote my M&P a WWII olive drab 3.


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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2013, 12:21:22 AM »
He normally charges $175 but I got a LE/ AZGO discount to $140 then he dropped it to $120 because of the ease of disassembly/assembly.


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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2013, 12:05:30 AM »
Looks new. I like the sight upgrade as well.
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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2013, 01:07:08 AM »
 :thumbup1  That snakeskin pattern he posted was pretty cool too. 
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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2013, 09:25:07 AM »
:thumbup1  That snakeskin pattern he posted was pretty cool too. 
That's real snake skin. Picked them up from this guy:
www.doggrips.com
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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2013, 09:30:09 PM »
Cool.   :cool   I was actually referring to a Cerakote pattern that resembles snakeskin from the supplier who did CF 97's .
Arizona"Rumor travels faster, but it don't stay put as long as truth."  Will Rogers

"The truth, indeed, is something that mankind, for some mysterious reason, instinctively dislikes.  Every man who tries to tell it is unpopular, and even when, by the sheer strength of his case, he prevails, he is put down as a scoundrel."      H. L. Mencken

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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2013, 09:54:49 PM »
Ah. Gotcha. If it was real, that would be even better. :D
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Re: My Glock 19 in Magpul FDE
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2013, 11:16:47 PM »
Cyotesfan97, that is a fine looking piece  :cool. I planned on getting a desert tan Glock 19 but with things the way they are, I was forced to get black  :(. Maybe in days to come I will have to try out cerakote.
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