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06-23-2008, 20:16
Glock pistols have had two different finish types - a matte phosphate and (insert coined term for current finish).

Note that "Tenifer" is NOT finish - it is a heat treatment known as carbonnitriding. Please refer to this (

The matte phosphate finish was used from the beginning of production to 2002 when the (insert coined term for current finish) transitioned in around the EUGxxxUS range.

09-30-2008, 08:58
I found that interesting, thx for posting it.

09-30-2008, 09:12
Yes, very interesting.