Years ago, I got an old revolver for a small sum. Eventually, it went to a good friend. Then the friend died, and I inherited it. It had great lockwork and tight lockup but was pitted and worn.
It was fitted with laser grips. In low light, the adjustable laser is a big win over the black on black fixed sights. The rubber also made the already mild recoil even less noticeable.
Chad Kandros (Nashville, TN) beadblasted and Cerakoted it for me. If you are in Florida, Spectrum Coating does great work (they OEM for several large gun companies). In Iowa, Galt’s Guns does equally well.
It’s not perfect but I no longer have to worry about it rusting further. The slightly textured finish looks nice and feels good to the hand. I plan on comparison-firing it side by side with a brand new 5″ revolver, a Charter Police Bulldog.