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Posted: 5/5/2004 9:16:28 PM EDT
I am planning on my first gun kote project.  I plan on finishing a new Bushmaster 16 inch M4 barrel that is already parked.   Is there anything I need to do to prep the barrel or site block aside from degrease of course?  I understand that gun kote goes on well over park so I think that is all I need to do.  I have everything else lined up except the oven.  I don't dare use my wifes nice oven.  So to build an (inexpensive) oven will a 24 inch long 6 inch diameter piece of ventilation pipe capped make an effective oven with a heat gun stuck through a small hole in the end?  I am worried about being able to sustain the 300 degrees.  I also worry about weather or not the temp will be even or if it will be much hotter on one side than the other.  Should I leave a ventilation hole opposite the heatgun to allow for air circulation?  Anyone who has done this please give me some feedback
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 9:27:23 PM EDT
[#1]
I think you could fit something that long in a standard kitchen oven.

I'm in the middle of building a programable oven just for baked on finishes. I was planning on doing it anyway, but it ended up being a school project for an electronics course.


Here's an example of a homemade oven you might think about. but it should have a fan in it.

Oven plans here
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 10:44:43 AM EDT
[#2]
Unless youve allready bought the KG Id recommend you look into the Lauer Duracoat, My experences show that the Duracoat is tougher and more appealing visually, Also it "cooks" at a much lower temp, im planning to Duracoat the Upper/Lower and Barrel in OD Duracoat on my next Build,....UDOG
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