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Old 03-09-2013, 02:32 PM
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ceracote

morning my rifle is ceracoted . can you bead blast this off ?? and if so what type of finish do you get ??
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Old 03-09-2013, 04:16 PM
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Re: ceracote

I don't think so, I think that you would need to blast it with a very hard abrasive as a prep then just paint over it. I duracoted my rifle and I wouldn't want to try to remove that, ceracote is way harder.
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Old 03-09-2013, 11:18 PM
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Re: ceracote

It can be blasted off. I have done it a few time. The finnish will be..... Well...... no finish. The texture will depend on the size of the abrasive used.
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:14 AM
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Re: ceracote

ok sounds like i'll leave it on thanks
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