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CZ's "Black Polycoat"?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Kentucky Rifle, Jan 8, 2004.

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  1. Kentucky Rifle

    Kentucky Rifle Member In Memoriam

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    CZ uses something called "Black Polycoat" on their model CZ 75. Does this act as a rust barrier, or is it just a black finish?

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  2. clipse

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    I think its both. It is also more chemical resistant than alot of finishes(or so I've read)


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  3. RGO

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    Have you seen a Browning Hi-Power, Mk III? CZ's polycoat is similar. You can think of it as a type of parkarization, where a coating is applied over blueing.
     
  4. Sean Smith

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    Well, that's not what parkerizing is. Parkerizing is a chemical surface treatment, not a coating.

    http://pub105.ezboard.com/fczechpistols82792frm25.showMessage?topicID=95.topic
     
  5. Ledbetter

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    Greetings,

    The polycoated CZ pistols are parkerized underneath. You can see it in the inside of the pistol. I haven't managed to scratch mine in three years. Good pistol.

    Regards.
     
  6. Bill Hook

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    Be aware that older CZs have an enamel finish that is NOT all that durable.
     
  7. George Hill

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    You don't have to worry about the poly coat. It's almost bullet proof.
     
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    Agreed,the polycoat is both tough and rust resistant. My 75B still looks like new after thousands of rounds,frequent carry,and hundreds of presentations from both leather and kydex holsters. My understanding is that it`s basically industrial powder coating over mil. spec parkerizing. Marcus
     
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    Ive taken the finish off of the guns before and it is TOUGH! At least compared to the blueing/parkerizing Ive taken off also.
    Shoot well........
     
  10. Kentucky Rifle

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    Thanks guys...

    I'm starting to like CZ's very much.

    KR
     
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