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Old 08-04-2008, 02:44 PM   #40 (permalink)
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Having never owned a Bushmaster, or any Line SI product, is it possible the "blue" look is from the same stuff they "blue" guns with?
Nope.. gun blueing is slightly different....
Bluing (steel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Anodizing aluminum
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Both are an oxidation process... but that's about where the similarity ends.
The blue/black of old paintguns was partially from the color of ink and also the aging of the coating (sun exposure, wear, etc)

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