R1 Tactical, LLC is a NIC Certified Cerakote Applicator.  Cerakote is a Polymer-Ceramic Composite coating that can be applied to metals, plastics, polymers and wood.  The unique formulation used for Cerakote ceramic coating enhances a number of physical performance properties including abrasion/wear resistance, corrosion resistance, chemical resistance, impact strength, and hardness.  Each of these properties is rigorously tested to guarantee that Cerakote products remain at the forefront of the ceramic coatings market.  Cerakote ceramic coatings utilize state-of-the-art technology to out-perform any competitive coating in both laboratory settings and real world applications.

We are currently offering GunCandy, weapons-grade coloring with all Cerakote applications.  GunCandy colors are designed to work with all firearms coatings and when applied have zero impact on the integrity of the parent coating.  A Cerakote basecoat must be first applied prior to GunCandy application.

Cerakoting & GunCandy turnaround is currently three weeks upon receipt of the firearm.  Above pricing is for in-store drop-offs and does not include shipping to and from Redcon1 Tactical.

For individual Cerakote & GunCandy quotes or to schedule a drop off of your firearm, please call sales at (910) 777-5376 or email at sales@redcon1tactical.com

Ordering your Cerakote / GunCandy project from Redcon1 Tactical: 

  1. Customer purchases Cerakoting with options from the website or calls sales at (910) 777-5376 for all phone orders.
  2. Schedule your firearm/parts to be mailed or dropped off to Redcon1 Tactical at sales at (910) 777-5376 or sales@redcon1tactical.com.  At that time, you can provide the details of colors, patterns, and specific options of your Cerakote project. 
  3. Upon receipt of the firearm/parts, the Cerakoter will inspect all items and possibly notify the customer of any special requirements (or clarify details of the project), which may incur additional costs prior to Cerakoting services. 
  4. NOTE: Firearms must be completely stripped (all pins and parts disassembled) to not incur additional disassembly/assembly fee.  Partial fee can be accommodated if you have difficulty with the disassembly/assembly of certain parts.

Let us know if you have any questions because we are here to work with you.  We are always looking forward to the next challenge!

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