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Posted: 10/2/2004 7:19:12 PM EST
Did some searching couldnt find specifics.

Got a WASR-10. It has the standard wood finish. Unpolished, etc. I would like to see some of your kickass finishes or how I can make my finish Orange, like a stereotypical AK...you know what I mean?

Also, include what supplies I may need. Thanks in advance.

(I did find a few finishes but my main question is how I can get that cool looking orange finish)
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 8:01:56 PM EST
I wish I knew. Many say they can, but I've never seen it done properly.
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 8:21:36 PM EST
This finish was achieved by mixing red, yellow & brown RIT dyes together in denatured
alcohol. The lighting is bad but I'm satisfied with how the finish looks (it actually has
a more reddish look).

Experiment with different mixtures of the 3 dyes (put them on small pieces of wood)
until you have the look you're after. I sprayed on a few coats of Tru-Oil and then
knocked down the gloss with Rottenstone. HTH.

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