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My 2004 P99 is about a year old and gets in the waistband holster carried often.
I'm having some discoloration or corrosion on the side of the slide and around the rear sight. The area is a patch of small black color specks. I've tried several gun cleaning solvents but nothing so far will remove this. This is a carry gun, not a safe queen but I'd still like to keep my gear looking good.

Anyone else have similar issues with the titanium slide models?

I've tried to contact Walther USA several times but get to return mail or calls.
Can anyone recommend someone at Walther USA that has helped with issues or questions? (Name and number or email)

Thanks for the help.
John
 

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John,
I have had great success with a product called
"Never Dull" for removing stubburn "stains" in metal-- more specifically my Titanium cylinder on my Alloy wheel gun.

You can find it at Marine / boating centers...

It is excellent for removing powder residue marks on cylinder faces ( revolvers) It is a non-abrassive cleaner but if you try it on your Titanium slide be careful---choose a small area to start with. There is a big difference between my Titanium cylinder ( which is solid metal ) and your "coated" slide.

The cost for trying is low.....about $5 for a can. If it doesn't work on your slide; the product can be used on hundreds of things you want polished--like Gold jewelry.

JF
 

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JF thanks for the suggestion, I'll look for the product and try it on the underside first to make sure it does not affect the coating.
 

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Carl Walther has discontinued the Titanium Coated finish, because they found that it offers no better corrosion prevention than standard blued finishes. The blackened slide offers the best corrosion prevention. They're not sure why this is the case. I suggest hard chrome.
 

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wow no more titanium coated slides huh??? thats news to me. I would like a hard chrome slide probably more anyway...im sure its more shiny and cool looking, but where can you get it? I have only seen it on Earl's website.
 

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yes my local dealers tells me that no more titanium slides

i was specting a AS with the titanium but no more titanium slide for me.

just waiting for the AS in black teniffer.
 
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