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Cerakote Aluminum Rifle bolt knob.

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October 09, 2019, 11:09 PM
Jasper1323
Cerakote Aluminum Rifle bolt knob.
Evening,
I have. A quick question. I was going to add a bolt knob onto a rifle a buddy is building for me. Although the rifle is stainless with a fluted barrel, I am going to have it Cerakoted black. Do I need to put a stainless knob or will an aluminum do? Will it make a difference on how the Cerakote job will hold up?

Thank you in advance.
October 15, 2019, 08:37 PM
Allsmiles
It won't matter as cerakote is tough stuff if applied correctly. I have several guns that have been done and a lot of suppressors have alum tubes and are cerakoted.
November 13, 2019, 10:32 PM
smschulz
The prep is the same on both with sandblasting with 70-100 grit so either will come out the same.