Splat, that's a BEAUTIFUL Mag!! Amazing!!
Now to get back to the topic, mine (made by Gruntbull and with a "mask" on it):
It leaked on the power tube when I got it back but then I sent it to Tuna, he worked his magic over it and it is perfect now.
My Mags are always the topic, aren't they? hahahahahaha
In order to anodize the valve he had to unscrew the front portion of the power tube from the valve's body. This usually is loctited from the factory and he sent it back to me unscrewed. I then bought a new o-ring but I don't know why it wouldn't seal so after a few months, I sent it to Tuna and he worked his magic over it. Works perfectly now.
I may be weird, but am I the only one that thinks some of the mags look borderline tacky with the matched anno valve? It's almost too much...like a car with rims the same color as the paint job.
I think it depends on the end result. Plus, I have 30+ Mags and that's the only one I've ever sent the valve out to be anodized. I like it!
Newb question: what prep work do you have to do before sending the valve to get annodised?
So I don't come across like a complete ignoramus I can figure that the velocity adjuster and all internals need to be removed, I guess my real question is what is the best way to remove the power tube since that seems to be the last major thing to remove once everything else is removed?
I guess my main fear is that I'd end up having a couple of expensive valves that made better paper weights after deciding to get them anno'd.
I took mine apart and had Tuna put it back together, the next one will be taken apart and put back together by him though...