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Blueing - Why do some Dan Wessons go purple and others stay true blue?
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KurtB
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Others more knowledgeable will chime in, but the plum (aka “Barney” color) stems from the combination of the base metallurgy of the pistol and how it interacts with the blueing over time.  It’s not a flaw per se, just physics.

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