Stonewash Nitride

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This refinishing treatment is truly unique!

After machining, your slide will first be sent off for Black Nitride treatment. Once it returns from nitride treatment, we will further process it in our state of the art tumbler to give it a unique wear pattern. Even though the surface finish will appear distressed, all the corrosion protection benefits of nitride treatment will be retained!

This treatment restores your slide to factory surface specifications after milling. The durability and corrosion protection offered by nitride treatment is unmatched by any other treatment available.

This service includes the installation of a new Glock OEM channel liner.

Please note: Due to the unique nature of this type of treatment process, slides are sent off to a shop that specializes in this type of refinishing. As such, we are unable to guarantee specific turnaround or lead times for this service, although in our experience the vendor we use has been very good with their quoted times.

Accordingly, please allow approximately two weeks of additional lead time for your order when purchasing this service.


46 Reviews

  • 5
    High quality craftsmanship

    Posted by Mark C on Sep 10th 2022

    Maple Leaf Firearms is a top notch firearms aftermarket company, the fit and finish of my S&W Shield is amazing. Anyone needing an aftermarket optics cut and nitrite finish should highly consider using MLF as they will not be disappointed.

  • 5

    Posted by Matt on Feb 16th 2022

    Out of the box it looks great. After over 1,000 holster draws, it shows no sign of wear.

  • 4
    Slide finish

    Posted by Bob on Dec 19th 2021

    Other than the small imperfection on the top of the slide it is really nice. The customer service representative was really good and offered to cerakote it. Overall a good first time experience with Maple Leaf. I'll be using them again.

  • 5
    Stonewash nitride

    Posted by Michael M on Dec 13th 2021

    Finish looks great and exceeded my expectations. Looks well worn in.

  • 5
    Stonewash nitride

    Posted by Paul Kowalik on Dec 12th 2021

    Fantastic look! Beautiful work, couldn’t ask for better.

  • 5
    Stonewash Nitride

    Posted by Ken Boatright on Dec 11th 2021

    I decided to try the stonewash nitride finish on my SW shield plus performance center slide. Wasn’t certain that I would like it, however when I received my slide back from Maple Leaf, I really liked it. The nitride finish is nice and smooth and was not overdone with the weathered and worn look. This finish should protect my slide and looks great on my pistol!

  • 5

    Posted by Dan on Dec 11th 2021

    I was worried they'd remove too much in the tumbler, but it's perfect. Looks almost like the OEM finish, but with a little more wear. Really nice

  • 5
    Looks Amazing!

    Posted by Duncan Searcy on Oct 4th 2021

    I chose this finish so if my carry gun got a little worn it was still look good. I liked the way it looked so much I had it done to all my pistols!

  • 4
    Very Minimalistic

    Posted by Unknown on Sep 11th 2021

    I was hoping this coating would be a little more noticeable. Instead it looks mostly black until you get really close to it. Still a strong and well done coating.