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Just wondering if anyone else has this problem. Bought it NIB in september 2011. It is almost as if the finish is wearing away, which i would expect over time, but not in 4 months.
 

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I thought the P30 had a metal safety lever. Are you talking about the slide lock levers? If so then that's normal. I've had 3 HK45c's and a P2000 and the slide lock levers started to turn bronze and orangeish like along the points where my gun contacted the kydex holster.
 

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The safety levers on my p30 are metal and yea, the discoloration is only on the safety i use and that sits against the case when inside. The opposite side is like new. Pics for example, first is the discolored second is the "new"side.

 

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Now dont get me wrong i completely understand it means nothing and it is 100% asthetic, do they use a different finish on the levers than the slide?
 

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My P30S.40 looks the same. It is due to the hardness of the metal and the inability of the finish to penetrate the hardness. Very similar to the slide releases and extractors on the P30, P2000, and HK 45 Series of pistols. Very normal.
 

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Is the metal to hard for THAT finish but not all finishes?
 

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What?

Slide and levers are not made with same metal I believe.
I mean is it just the certain finish that hk uses which ends up doing that? has anyone had the slide levers or safties redone in a different finish that wont do this?
 

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I like having it for condition 1 but as you said I would definetly prefer the decocker on the safety lever.
 

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Im not worried about it enough to warrant buying new ones. Maybe once it gets bad enough ill send out the slide levers and safties for black nickel plating
 
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