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Posted: 5/1/2009 9:14:02 PM EST
I have a Maadi receiver cover that the original owner painted a weird color and I was thinking about stripping it and repainting to match the rest of the gun. I know Egypt was famous for their cheap finish, what is the best way to duplicate that?
Link Posted: 5/2/2009 6:17:49 PM EST
I'd say a can of flat black from krylon and a handful of sand.
Link Posted: 5/12/2009 8:47:31 PM EST
mine was more like semi gloss or satin. definitely not flat.
Link Posted: 5/13/2009 4:25:50 AM EST
yea, they are semi-gloss.

I think I will redo mine in SATIN though...
Link Posted: 5/16/2009 11:40:04 AM EST
Sears Latex and an old broom.

Seriously, some enamel would probably work fine and I wouldn't worry about style points.
Link Posted: 5/16/2009 2:49:39 PM EST
I had a spare receiver cover from and old parts kits that was rusted so I decided to hit it with some spray paint and I actually got it to look pretty close to the original Maadi finish, now the question is do I spray paint the receiver cover?
Link Posted: 7/5/2009 12:43:25 AM EST
i use krylon bbq spray paint...it matches my maadi perfectly,

I had the barrel cut down to 16in and the fsb replaced...of course the finish was taken off, so I just sprayed her down with the bbq paint and you couldnt tell the difference.

Link Posted: 8/4/2009 7:26:37 PM EST
Dura coat in HK black
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