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    new saiga 12

    Just picked this one up converted already.....gonna add the hk sights and go to a 18 inch overall barrel length.......do yiou guys know what people have been using to refinish these? I heard the factory finish is powdercoat. if thats the case powdercoat ususlly has to be fully removed before refinishing...any expierience with saiga refinishing..

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    i doubt any firearm was ever finished with powdercoat. it usually goes on very thick, which is not good for mechanisms with close tolerance parts.

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    i know

    weuse to do do powder coating at my business..thats why i was shocked? its a PITA to get off.......can someone confirm..ive read several places that said it was

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