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Posted: 10/4/2005 4:00:29 PM EDT
Should I do up my M4gery?  Part of me wants to, but part wants the black rifle.  I just can't get myself to take the plunge.hinking.gif  What do you guys think?

Link Posted: 10/4/2005 4:03:34 PM EDT
[#1]
Paint comes in black too.

G
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 4:08:28 PM EDT
[#2]
Just leave it like it is...

Charlie 31
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 4:57:17 PM EDT
[#3]
Get another gun and enjoy both worlds
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 7:14:17 PM EDT
[#4]
If you feel a hankering now and then for a black rifle, then just leave it black and save yourself the trouble.  Don't bother painting a rifle unless you have more than one or you think you'll actually need to do it for functional reasons.
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 7:16:33 PM EDT
[#5]
I have a 20" Colt, I'll never paint it... Although, I AM going to be getting an M4gery soon, which I'll paint Desert Digital Camouflage pattern, and make it my work horse :-).

Best of both worlds, 1 black, 1 painted.
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 7:16:49 PM EDT
[#6]
i have mine painted and love it. its for pratical reason though.
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 7:21:45 PM EDT
[#7]
I have a few ARs, it taking me awhile to build up enough nerve to paint one of them camo.
This is my grab & go rifle, I seem to spend most of  my time  handling & shooting this one.



Looks better in person.

TG

Link Posted: 10/4/2005 7:24:09 PM EDT
[#8]
shit man looks good in the picture.
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 7:57:37 PM EDT
[#9]
Paint it and never look back!!!!
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 8:20:27 PM EDT
[#10]
Paint it!

Link Posted: 10/4/2005 9:34:32 PM EDT
[#11]
We shouldn't even be having this discussion, get both!
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 10:15:36 PM EDT
[#12]
well if you cant afford two guns just paint half of it camo or just one side of it and you have the best of both worlds truly.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 11:09:50 AM EDT
[#13]

Quoted:...Don't bother painting a rifle unless you have more than one...

I totally agree with that…

If you only have one, I’d tell you to not paint is. As the BRD settles in and you collection grows, I’d definitely paint one. I took the plunge and painted my little Bushmaster M4gery. I absolutely love it, think it’s the coolest thing. Open the safe and there’s a camo arf right there.











My inspiration…


Link Posted: 10/5/2005 12:06:45 PM EDT
[#14]
Get both
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 12:27:10 PM EDT
[#15]
to me there really isnt any point of not having a camo gun. I dont think i own one gun besides pistols that arnt camo. I use all of mine for hunting so id rather not have a big black gun with me. Normly i just buy mine camo from the factory but sense you cant do that with a AR15 i had to paint.  Go ahead and paint it if you want even if it is your only one.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 12:32:16 PM EDT
[#16]
I'm going to have to agree with those who say only paint it if you have more than one.

Obviously this is purely an opinion.....but thats what you asked for right??  

I only have one right now and I will never paint it. Personally I don't think I'll do any painting until my 4th or 5th. There are just too many configurations I want in a black rifle before I'll start thinking in terms of camo.

Link Posted: 10/5/2005 12:55:38 PM EDT
[#17]
Try changeing out  funiture on it first. See how you like it.  You can always change back to black.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 1:23:07 PM EDT
[#18]
If you are still unsure, leave it be for now.
Do a search for pics of cammo'ed rifles.
Maybe that will help you decide.
Or look at the tacked picture thread of all
different types on page 1 of this forum.
Good luck.

ETA: Minnesota? Would you need any other color but winter white?
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 1:29:39 PM EDT
[#19]

Quoted:
Try changeing out  funiture on it first. See how you like it.  You can always change back to black.



+1 a different furniture cover goes a long way towards doing what the cammoflauge is suposed to do, breaking up the shape from a distance.
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 2:35:08 PM EDT
[#20]
I do have 2.  The A4gery just has to be black, I was also worried I might want to rearange stuff, ir change things out, concidering I have broken 2 stocks.  It would be a desert scheme anyhow.  I do appreciate the input.hug.gif
Link Posted: 10/10/2005 6:42:16 PM EDT
[#21]
I have an even better idea....do one in each scheme, ie. 1- black  2- desert camo  3- jungle camo  4- urban camo  5- tigerstripe...etc, etc. hatThen again, you may have trouble deciding which one to play with!!     heavy.gif
Link Posted: 10/10/2005 6:54:42 PM EDT
[#22]
Link Posted: 10/10/2005 8:59:52 PM EDT
[#23]
It looks like a toy
Link Posted: 10/11/2005 4:36:23 AM EDT
[#24]
Something I'm going to try that my wife suggested...paint on the base color , then dab the other colors on with a sea sponge for a "blotched" pattern. I'll post some pics when I do it.
No airbrush required!!
Link Posted: 10/11/2005 3:27:30 PM EDT
[#25]
Sea sponge?  Unless it looks really great that one will haunt you.

G
Link Posted: 10/11/2005 6:44:21 PM EDT
[#26]
paint it

bomber
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