Looking for a durable, attractive finish for your firearms? We can professionally finish your firearm to your specification using Cerakote, Duracoat or KG Gunkote. Please check out our Gallery pages for some of our sample work.
.10% discount for military and law enforcement.
Disassembly / Reassembly
There is usually no charge for disassembly/reassembly of standard weapons. If however a weapon requires that certain parts be replaced since they are a one-time use part (i.e. Glock firing pin channel liner) we may at our discretion charge for those parts.
Complete - One Color $100.00
Complete - Two Colors $125.00
Complete - Three Color $165.00
Add Camo pattern (Three colors) $25.00
Distress Add- $40.00
Slide Only - One Color (stripped) $65.00
Frame Only - One Color (stripped) $65.00
Coat Barrel Only with Cerakote DFAC (Includes barrel bushing on 1911's) $25.00
Coat Pistol Magazines - Each (must be one of the colors on gun. One magazine is included) $5.00
Coat Pistol Magazine - Separate Color $10.00
Stenciling work - $15.00 Surcharge
Extreme Detail Stencil work - $50.00 Surcharge
Hardware Only - $25.00
Add Clear ( Hi-Gloss or Matte )- $25.00
Polish Barrel - $50.00
RIFLES & SHOTGUNS:
Semi auto - AR-15/AR-308, FN FAL or AK etc.
Complete Gun: Upper and Lower Receivers, Stock, Barrel, Hand Guard, Pistol Grip, Pins, and Controls.
One Color $165.00
Two Colors $200.00
Three Color Camouflage Pattern $275.00
Four Color Camouflage Patterns $300.00
Five Color Camouflage Patterns $350.00
Camouflage Using High-Temp Stencils - Stencil Surcharge $25.00
Coat 20/30rd AR Magazines One Color (each, one magazine is included with gun) $5.00
Semi-Auto Bolt and Bolt Carrier (AR or AK) Coat with Cerakote DFAC $50.00
Scope Mounts (One Color) $20.00
Scopes Standard - One Color C-Series $60.00
Scopes Target and Tactical - One Color C-Series (Includes masking of dials, etc) $85.00
Scopes Target and Tactical - Camouflage $125.00
AR Upper and Lower Receivers Only - One Color (Stripped) $100.00
Upper Only or Lower Only - $50.00
AR Upper and Lower Receivers Only - 3 color camo + Stencil charge (Stripped) $150.00
Upper / Lower / and Hand Guard One Color - $125.00
Barrel - one color $50.00
2 Color Fluted Barrel - $75.00
Stock: Standard A2 or M4 (One Color) $25.00
Stock: Target Adjustable One Color $50.00
Bolt ( Micro Slick) $25.00
Bipod (One Color) $35.00
Forearm - Rail Type (One Color) $50.00
Forearm - Picatinny Quad Rail (One Color) $75.00
Extra Color Charges for Accessories (Each Color) $25.00
Bolt Action Rifles - Complete
Rem 700, Savage and similar: One Color - $175.00
With Adjustable Tactical Stocks - Surcharge: add to above $25.00
Bolt Action and Tactical 2nd Color surcharge - $200.00
Bolt Action and Tactical - Three Color Camouflage Surcharge - $250.00
Bolt Action and Tactical - Camouflage Four and Five Color Patterns -$300.00
Bolt Action Rifle Magazines - One Color $10.00 (
Bolt Action Rifle Magazines - Each Additional Color $10.00
50 BMG Bolt Action Rifles - One Color $350.00
Barrett 92A1 and similar semi-auto 50BMG rifles - One Color $500.00
50 BMG Rifles Additional Colors - Each color, add $100.00
Barrett 92A1 Magazines, ea - One Color $35.00
Barrett and 50 BMG Magazines - Additional Colors, each: $10.00
Four and Five Color Camouflage Patterns - Surcharge for .338 Lapua Tactical and 50 BMG rifles: -$125.00
*NOTE: Prices are subject to change without prior written notice. Blackstone Valley Precision will notify the owner of special requirements upon receipt and inspection of the firearm and provide a revised quote before services are performed.
Tight Tolerance Parts and Markings:
We do not coat sears, springs, bores/chambers or other tolerance critical or high-flex parts. When requested we will media blast scopes and other optics to ensure good an adhesion of the Cerakote to those items.
TOLERANCE: For standard firearms applications it is often inadvisable to coat both pins and pin holes, as the resulting one (1) mil thickness of the coating when applied to rounded surfaces creates increase of two (2) mil to the part tolerance and four (4) mil (.004) when both hole and pin are coated. This is also applicable to auto-pistol slide and frame fit, such as on tight-fitting 1911's. We typically plug or mask holes and pins and only coat the pin ends. However, we can coat pins and holes and then custom fit these parts after coating for an additional charge. We recommend hand fitting and lapping for 1911 pistol slides and frames as this will yield a precision fit and can help to tighten looser fitting slide/frame combos.
MARKINGS: For receivers, frames, slides, Picatinny rails which have painted on or lightly laser etched markings these markings will be lost during the surface preparation and coating unless they are machine engraved or stamped. If these markings are of great importance we can mask over them, but those areas in and immediately around the markings will not be coated and, as such, will not blend. Manufacturer's serial numbers will be masked at no additional charge where needed or coated where possible. Some manufacturer model numbers, name etc which are laser engraved will be masked over. This is per BATFE (ATF) regulations. Please consult us for specific requirements.
H-Series is the most durable of the standard Cerakote family of coatings and provides the best performance in hardness, wear and scratch resistance, adhesion and rust resistance. It can withstand heat up to 500f - 600f degrees and comes in the widest range of colors. Therefore, we use the H-Series wherever possible. However, it's a two-part heat cure finish and, therefore, cannot be applied to optics and other items or substrates which cannot, or should not be cured at the required temperatures.
For high-temp applications up to 1700°, such as suppressors and machinegun barrels, CerakoteT C-Series has no equal. It's available in a wide range of colors to match the overall finish requirement of the firearm or weapons system. We also use C-Series to coat scopes and other optics, as well as fiberglass and items and substrates which cannot be baked. It is not as durable as the H-Series and is less scratch and wear resistant. The primary application is optics, electronics and fiberglass stocks which cannot be hear cured.
Cerakote DFACT (Dry Film Anti-Carbon)
Is a dry film ceramic coating with special properties and attributes specially suited to tight tolerance applications and high-wear internal parts, such as bolts, bolt carriers, barrels and 1911 barrel bushings, etc. Cerakote DFACT penetrates the metal substrate and therefore adds minimal (.25 to .50 mil) thickness. DFACT came out of NIC's industry leading Micro Dyne automotive and turbine coatings division where it has been used successfully for many years to coat automotive pistons, cylinder walls and turbine blades, etc. Cerakote DFACT provides outstanding anti-friction and wear-reduction properties and good rust prevention properties. In addition when applied to certain internal firearms parts, helps to reduce carbon fouling by resisting carbon adhesion, which promotes reduced maintenance, easier cleaning and improved operational reliability. DFACT imparts a medium grey to dark grey/black color to most steel substrates. Its primary purpose is one of functionality rather than aesthetics as the parts will "burnish" over time changing the original coated appearance of the parts while maintaining the anti-friction and anti-carbon attributes of the coating.
CERAKOTE STANDARD PERFORMANCE METRICS:
RUST RESISTANCE: CerakoteT finishes have been tested in salt spray and full emersion and have withstood beyond 3,000 hours in salt spray and hundreds of hours in full emersion testing. These results outperform other finishes by over 10x. This makes CerakoteT finishes the clear choice for marine environments and other environments subject to high humidity and salt water environments.
WEAR RESISTANCE: CerakoteT finishes can withstand over 5,000 (5,212) wear cycles per mil (.0001). The Tabor wear test uses an 8? abrasive wheel applied to a metal plate coated with 1 mil thickness of the Cerakote coating. In addition, Cerakote's Coefficient of Friction is 80% less than stainless steel against stainless steel. So, when one or both moving parts of a firearm are coated you can expect a significantly longer product duty cycle or service life.
ADHESION: Cerakote finishes have an ASTM D3359 rating of 5B and can withstand a 180° mandrel bend rotation test around a 1/4? mandrel and a ball bearing impact test of 160 inch-lbs with no cracking or loss of adhesion. This is significant performance given Cerakote's 9H pencil hardness, which is the highest hardness rating in the scale.
HARDNESS AND SCRATCH RESISTANCE: ASTM D3363 is a 9H pencil hardness and 6H scratch resistance.
FILM THICKNESS: 1.0 mil (Cerakote DFAC "Dry Film Anti-Carbon" is .25 to .50 mil)