Is Cerakote a good gun finish?
The ceramic composite crafts a solid finish that is hard so if dropped it can withstand impacts scratches and dings. Cerakote is a great finish to have your gunsmith apply to aftermarket firearms to give it both a nice look and durability upgrade.
Can you Cerakote an AR-15 stock?
Yes, you can definitely cerakote an AR and just about any related part other than critical internal components.
What is a Cerakote finish?
Cerakote is a ceramic based finish that can be applied to metals, plastics, polymers and wood. The unique formulation used for Cerakote ceramic coating enhances a number of physical performance properties including abrasion/wear resistance, corrosion resistance, chemical resistance, impact strength, and hardness.
Do Cerakote guns rust?
Even after over 15 months of being exposed to the elements, the rifle that’s been finished with Cerakote ceramic coatings has shown no signs of corrosion, while the traditional factory blued barrel has shown significant sign of corrosion.
How long does it take to Cerakote an AR 15?
About 2 weeks
How long does Cerakoting take? Short answer: About 2 weeks from the time it is started for most projects. For complex patterns, allow 30 days from the time it is started.
Does Cerakote increase gun value?
Frontiersman. IMO, Cerakote (or any other aftermarket finish) will alway raise the question of why it was done or what is being hidden. It will kill the value of anything collectible, and may or may not affect the value of a shooter.
What’s better DuraCoat or Cerakote?
Cured Cerakote absolutely beats cured DuraCoat in every measurable respect with regard to finish quality, abrasion resistance, and overall toughness.
Does Cerakote fade?
That’s right, the Cerakote that most people get on their guns isn’t UV stable and will fade under direct sunlight…..but that fading will take months of continuous direct exposure to the sun, it isn’t going to happen in a few hours.