Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Re-finished (rust blued) 1915 DWM Luger (pics)

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Retro, Apr 6, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Retro

    Retro Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2005
    Messages:
    459
    Location:
    South East
    1915 WWI Imperial Luger-Military Issue (All Matching), paid $450.

    Pics see below:

    http://www.pbase.com/w34trfdco23/inbox

    Took me 3 days and rust-blued it about 10 times to bring out the original color ( because the toggle switch has original rust blue finish), and I had to use my bathroom and hot shower as the humidifying chamber. To get the original imperial luger look, I may need to get certain parts re-strawed, but as of now I am pretty happy with the WWII luger look.

    I packed away the original black walnut grips and added new walnut grips.

    In original state, the gun only had 10% blue left.
     
  2. DorGunR

    DorGunR Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2003
    Messages:
    646
    Location:
    Maryland
    Very nice shooter. :)
     
  3. browningguy

    browningguy Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2004
    Messages:
    4,644
    Location:
    Houston, TX
    Very nice job, I for one appreciate people restoring the older guns to get them usable again.
     
  4. Retro

    Retro Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2005
    Messages:
    459
    Location:
    South East
    Thanks! This pistol is a great shooter... it has some frosting on the bore and some riflings were worn, but it still outshoots any 9mm in my collection, that includes Glock G23, Browning Hi-Power, 92FS, and P38.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page