GUN anything to stop a 1911 frame from rusting?

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  1. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    I carry my gun at 4 oclock and the left side of the frame on the rear of the grip is starting to rust from my sweat. I noticed it the other day when I got some range time in with my gun. I cleaned it and got it all off but it was def from my sweat. Anything I can do to prevent this. any products?
     
  2. JaimeZX

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    Oil. Undershirt. New finish. Stainless gun.

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    holster with a sweat guard, undershirt between you and the gun?
     
  4. thomor25

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    could do an undershirt but its a pain since I'm a big guy, maybe clear nail polish? Currently its a milt sparks holster. I circles the area that rusts but its on the oppisite side on the gun.

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  5. JaimeZX

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    The only time I *wouldn't* wear an undershirt is if I were wearing a deep-V-neck Hawaiian shirt or something.
     
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    Yeah, carry a polymer gun. :hsugh:
     
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    Have it Moly Coated
     
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    Just keep it clean and oiled. I wipe my carry guns down every few days with a silicone cloth if it's humid out. Looks like the finish is just worn down, either oil regularly or start thinking of a refinish.
     
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    you could do this, or perhaps a small bottle of clear coat car paint (rustoleum has some heavy duty stuff if i remember correctly, maybe krylon)
     
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    Stainless guns can rust too. My 1911 had a little rust forming inside the magwell.
     
  12. kellyclan

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    Metal will rust. Get it recoated with something more rust resistant or keep it clean and oiled.
     
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    carry your glock instead.
     
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    sold my glock, only poly frame guns I have is an hk usp 9mm and my five seven. All the others are colt 1911's and 2 revolvers.
     
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    :slap: There was your error. You sold the wrong gun!
     
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    Wipe down your pistol every time you take it out of your holster. Wear an undershirt. Refinish in hard chrome, black t, etc etc.
     

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