Has the definition of Stainless Steel changed since I last used it? What do you mean your stainless is rusting?!? Has it been soaked in acid? If it is rusting, then it isn't stainless and someone lied. The whole point of stainless steel guns is that they don't rust. They may get hot, but they don't rust.ColtM4A3 said:I just like them because of the rust resistance. The bead blasted areas on both of my stainless 1911s are very susceptable to rust. the nickel doesnt.
Uh, yeah - it is.superc said:NO. It's not confusion
Wrong again. Bead blasted areas are the MOST susceptible to rusting. Blasting leaves minute pockets and crevices for rust to form it. Polished areas are the least likely to develop rust.The bead blasted areas on both of my stainless 1911s are very susceptable to rust. " That is not acceptable.
I bought a new stainless steal Gold Cup, brought it home, removed the grips, and wa-la! Rust.dsk said:Yes, stainless can and does rust. I recently found a couple of small rust spots under the grips of my 1991.
...and just when we thought frivolous litigation was reserved for anti-gun people...It merely means I have a specification in mind when I use the words "Stainless Steel" and would probably think about calling a lawyer if a supposedly "stainless steel" gun I owned started to rust.