The ones you see are either the regular UIM, or the SVT. the 3.0 looks totally different. There are a couple of ways they get that shiny. Some are chromed like ProjectCougar's... and some are polished by hand with some heavy duty sanding (or with some sort of grinding tool) and some polish..
NegDog, Mine started as a stock 98.5 SVT UIM, then was Extrude honed 2 more times for a 3.0/SVT Hybrid... Then the previous owner hand-polished it, and sold it to me for about the list price of a new one...
I emailed a seller on ebay about custom polishing. He stated that polishing for a UIM our size would be around $150. Of course, you would also pay shipping to and from him. His email is [email protected] if anyone wants to check this guy out.
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