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    blueing

    Is it common that the bluing on the slide should wear quickly? Ive shot approx. 400 rds and the slide edges and a few spots on the flat are starting to shine and show silver.

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    viper125 it could be alot of things contributing to premature wear your holster probably the biggest culprit being leather a tight fit in humid weather or just could be a bad matte finish to start with

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    Well there is no wear from holster its a new gun. Guy kept it oiled and in box. It's just the rails that the slide runs. Thinking bad blue job.

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    If just on the rails, not unusual. Part of the break in is for parts to 'mate' & that would be particularly so of the rails. What you need to look out for would be any deep gouging. One reason I like Finish Line Dry Lube is that it seems to put more of a barrier on the rails & pistols that I broke in with Finish Line have less of the finish worn off. Other folks prefer grease to oil for the same reason.

    I suggest you join us at Bersa Chat & post some pictures in the "Cleaning & Maintenance" sub forum. A lot of knowledgeable Bersa owners & some will maybe have other thoughts on it.

    http://www.bersachat.com/
    Last edited by mitchr; 09-24-2011 at 01:48 PM.

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    Thanks and I am on Bersa Chat also. Will try to post photos.

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