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Posted: 5/27/2001 2:32:14 AM EST
Came back from the range on Saturday and I noticed I scuffed the barrel down to the shiney metal on my Bushmaster AR, what sort spray paint do you folks suggest? Have a great Memorial day weekend.
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 4:15:00 AM EST
Rustolium. Na, just kiddin, I don't think piant is your answer. I would live with it untill you have to do some major work to it.
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 9:01:31 AM EST
Call Bushmaster. I'll bet you a dollar that they refinish it for free. The finish isn't supposed to come off that easy. It's worth a try anyway.
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 11:15:57 AM EST
Nah, I would just leave it. I would shoot it until you wear down the grooves/lands. You can try some black paint, but I am not sure if the cleaning solvents would attack or remove it.
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 11:20:46 AM EST
Try www.brownells.com, they have something listed to touch up Parkerized (phosphate) finishes.
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 11:28:57 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 11:43:56 AM EST
Gunkote [url]http://www.brownells.com/Product/productDetail.asp?ProductID=083051001&CategoryID=0[/url] or Aluma-hyde II [url]http://www.brownells.com/Product/productDetail.asp?ProductID=083002012&CategoryID=0[/url] great for refinishing USGI Mags
Link Posted: 5/29/2001 2:45:35 PM EST
My baby was rough when I got her. I stripped and sanded it down with 600 grit and used Aluma-hyde and the finish is holding nicely. Not as good as parkerized but it's a good poor man's job.
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