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Old 05-25-2011, 10:10 AM
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Duracoat

I am considering Duracoating a rifle (or two) that have are bedded. would the thickness of the Duracoat affect the rifles or would they need to be rebedded?
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Old 05-25-2011, 10:44 AM
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Re: Duracoat

I just tape over the bedded areas.
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Old 05-25-2011, 10:59 AM
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Re: Duracoat

I should have been a little more specific in that I want to duracoat the barreled actions.
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Old 05-25-2011, 11:28 AM
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Re: Duracoat

Only put one or two light coats on the underside our your action where it makes contact. I do this and then seal with one coat of clear, works just fine. However, I am not going to use duracoat any more for barrels and actions. On metal, I've found it to be just about as duarable as krylon.
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Old 05-25-2011, 08:04 PM
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Re: Duracoat

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Only put one or two light coats on the underside our your action where it makes contact. I do this and then seal with one coat of clear, works just fine. However, I am not going to use duracoat any more for barrels and actions. On metal, I've found it to be just about as duarable as krylon.
Had the same issue then started using more hardener and applying in a drier room and letting it sit for 7 days before use. so far so good.
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