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XDm 45 Cerakoted to look bitone

This is a discussion on XDm 45 Cerakoted to look bitone within the SA-XD/XD(M) Accessories forums, part of the XD Talk category; I so want to do this to mine, im looking at having springer do it as well as slide serrations!!! But I want mine done ...


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Old 05-28-2011, 10:34 AM   #11
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I so want to do this to mine, im looking at having springer do it as well as slide serrations!!!

But I want mine done in OD green and black.
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Old 05-28-2011, 04:02 PM   #12
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Looks nice. For that price of almost a new gun I would of bought a new gun.
Price of a new gun??? It was only about $85 and I didn't have to disassemble the slide.

I think there's about a $50 difference between a new bitone and black, but once you've bought it, you're choices are limited.

BTW - I finally got around to shooting it. The slide action is so much smoother - a very noticeable difference. And after 200 rnds, it wiped off clean with a soft gun cloth. I cleaned it when I got home and found nothing remarkable about cleaning it. I used Hoppes 9, some aerosol spray gun cleaner and CLP on it. No smudging or smearing or finger prints. I finished up with a little 409 around the sights. It handled them all well, though it looked a little dull after first spraying it with the aerosol cleaner. But perked back up with Hoppes or CLP.

Also, the brushed aluminum color is a tad brighter than the factory bitone, but I'm happy with the choice I made.
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Old 05-28-2011, 04:07 PM   #13
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Thanks for that confirmation.

After seeing how hard it was to remove the OEM sights and install the truGlos, I'm certainly not going to be the one to pull them off.

I should contact the aforementioned coating company and see if they can offer that service as part of slide cerakoat application.
Usually disassembly of the slide, including removing the sights is part of the price. Sometimes they offer discounts if you send it in already disassembled.
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Old 11-30-2011, 09:14 PM   #14
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Very Nice!! That would look good on my XDM 9!!
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Meh. Glad you like it but I prefer mine to be all ninja black.
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