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Custom Gun Painting in Killeen, TX with Cerakote Firearm Finishes!

Are you interested in improving the look of your firearm? Maybe you are interested in adding some of your own unique style. In any situation, Custom Defense Firearms is ready to assist you with custom gun painting in Killeen, TX.

We use a lengthy process when it comes to our custom firearm paint and coating services to ensure the best quality product is delivered back to you. If you have not already done research on Cerakote Firearm Finishes, please do so to learn more about the quality you can expect from us as we use Cerakote the majority of the time.  Here is a direct link to Cerakote’s Website.

Many companies can paint or use Cerakote but know you’re in great hands with us as we are Cerakote Certified!

At times, our custom firearm coating specialists also use KG Gun Kote. Check out their website here KG Gun Kote’s Website to see all of the options they offer, as well as any information concerning their paint and other products.

 

What to Expect from Your Custom Painted Firearm or Item

First off, everything painted or coated using Cerakote or KG GunKote must be baked to cure properly. This prevents items like rubber or heat sensitive items from being coated. Some heat sensitive items can be coated with an air-cure version which takes longer to cure and ultimately is not as strong in regards to scratch resistance, durability and overall adhesion. 

Secondly, It is important for you to understand that these coatings are not the “magic” finish that will protect your firearm or other part(s) from everything. Even though these coatings are capable of withstanding almost any chemical, they can still be scratched. This should not occur with little pressure.

Now, if you were to drop your firearm on rocks, drop your rifle on the driveway, or allow your firearm to fall onto something hard like metal, there will be some scratches from any direct contact with hard surfaces in a fast and/or hard pressure motion. 

Similarly, for pistols or items you keep in a holster, regardless of the material; kydex, leather, etc. time and use can cause the coating to come off. If the holster is too tight, too loose causing continuous rubbing, or something similar, the coating will naturally wear.

Lastly, in order for your custom gun painting finishes to achieve the best adhesion, sandblasting the gun or firearm parts are required. There are times that the Cerakote will cause the finish to be thicker than OEM unless all the original finish comes off. 

Some of the factory finishes on the market today are actually very strong and thick. Prepping these surfaces enough for the custom firearm coating to adhere is the best option if the original finish is not damaged and withstands sandblasting without coming off “easy”. Keeping the good original finish can add to the overall integrity of the finished coating. 

Feel free to email us with any questions you may have.

 

Basic Cerakote Pricing

Pricing will vary especially with the many different options with Custom Cerakote Mixes or KG Gunkote.
Call us with any questions you may have at 254-218-4214 or 408-597-4867.

 

Pistol Slide

  • Single Color – $50
  • 2 Color w/ Camo or Similar Pattern – $95-150
    • Removing sights from the slide has an additional charge depending on the firearm and sights.

Pistol Frame

  • Single Color – $55
  • 2 Color w/ Camo or Similar Pattern – $100-175
    • Disassembly of the frame has an additional charge depending on the firearm based off time.

Whole Pistol

  • Single Color – $100
  • 2 Color w/ Camo or Similar Pattern – $200-350
    • Removing sights and disassembly has an additional charge depending on the firearm and sights.

Rifle Upper/Lower (AR Style) (Single Color)

  • (Separate) $55 / (Combined) $100
  • Furniture (Butt Stock, Grip, Hand Guard) – $105
    • Some stocks will increase the price.
  • Lower & Upper Parts Accessories (disassembled) – $85
  • Barrel & Comp – $45
    • Disassembly of the furniture, accessories, barrel, comp, etc has an additional charge depending on the rifle.

Rifle Upper/Lower (AR Style) (2/3 Color w/ Camo or Similar Pattern)

  • Combined – $150+
  • Furniture  – $150+
    • Pricing will be based off the type of camo/pattern, number of colors, and timeframe.

Combo Packages

  • Basic Rifle Single Color (Upper/Lower/Hand Guard/Stock/Grip) – $200-$225
  • Full Rifle Single Color (Upper/Lower/Hand Guard/Stock/Grip/Barrel/Buffer Tube) – $325-$350
  • Full Rifle 2/3 Color Camo or Similar Pattern – $350+
    • Pricing will be based off the Rifle and components along with the type of camo/pattern, number of colors, and timeframe.
      • *Disassembly not included in Combo Package Pricing

 

Contact us to learn more about the different colors and options available for your firearm or other items.

Our gallery shows just how impressive our custom gun painting in Killeen, Texas, can be.

Custom Cerakote Firearm Finishes right here in Central Texas!