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Posted: 9/18/2004 3:41:03 PM EST
I am going to build an enirely O.D. green rifle but I can't find any green handgaurds except the A-2 type, there is a bewildering variety of handgaurds to choose from lately, all black, any suggestions?
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 3:46:00 PM EST
Check Armalites web site for a free float tube style front end:

www.armalite.com/sales/catalog/components/nm.htm
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 6:26:09 PM EST
Cavalry Arms makes furniture in green, brown, etc.
Armalite makes a green fiberglass float tube
PRI makes a green carbon fiber float tube
There have been some green SIR handguards
You can get a railed forend and use green rail panels.
You can get whatever handguards you want and paint them.
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 8:38:59 PM EST
I am starting with a Bushmaster lower with an A-2 trapdoor type stock (in O.D.) and a mil-spec upper (RAS) whatever that means.I am having the whole thing done with Gun-Kote O.D. on all metal. But, I did not think that a free float handgaurd would easily go on a standard upper, where is the delta ring in this, and paint always comes off eventually. Sorry if this sounds silly, thats what questions are for.
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 9:12:00 PM EST
O.K. well really silly, I just went to Cavalry Arms and i see that they have a good assortment of multi-colored AR handgaurds including OD of course, why did I not know this. Maybe my wife will finally submit to my rifle mania if I give her a hot pink or baby blue AR-15, who knew such a thing existed. Thanks
P.S. A little embarresed.
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 6:20:58 PM EST
I've been buying mine from Cory at Adrenaline Arms. He has good prices and ships fast.
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 7:59:54 PM EST
Thanks for the help.
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 8:03:18 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/19/2004 8:05:23 PM EST by Stickman]
Are you going to do the metal parts OD green as well? Here is a pic of a friends AR15 that I refinished, along with a 1911 that was done as well. The green furniture is all RRA that he got from ADCO, the Norrells refinsihing is very easy to do, and would run you under $50 for everything to redo your entire weapon.

REFINISHING LINK


Here is a closer up pic of the 1911 to give you a better idea of the OD green coloring.
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 9:13:17 PM EST
Here is a set of tan handguards that i personally painted OD green.

Stock too---duh?

Link Posted: 9/21/2004 11:49:22 AM EST
What is the green kit thing called?
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 11:51:10 AM EST

Originally Posted By camel1:
What is the green kit thing called?


Huh?
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:16:06 PM EST
Stickman.
What color did you use on the AR?
The OD green looks super on the 1911.

Great Job!
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