aluminum pole darkening

Discussion in 'Vehicles, Boats, Campers, & ATVs' started by lawson6565, Dec 8, 2017.

  1. lawson6565

    lawson6565 Well-Known Member

    I made a real nice shooting stick from a collapsable paint pole but need to something to get rid of the silver color and shine. anyone have any ideas? paint won't work on sliding part.
  2. JB Weld

    JB Weld Well-Known Member Supporting Member

  3. 4hunting

    4hunting Well-Known Member

    Regular gun blue will do it if raw aluminum. But I beat being a manufactured part it is already clear coated or clear anodized. Test a spot, if the die does not soak into metal the coating would need to be removed, sanded off, bead blasted, ect. to get down to raw metal.
  4. trapsetter1

    trapsetter1 Well-Known Member

    try a magic marker
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