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Posted: 8/22/2004 2:02:07 PM EDT
Im seeing alot of M4s, etc with desert camo paint jobs with the troops in Iraq. What type of paint do the troops use? is there a special paint for doing that?

Do the troops do their own paint jobs or are they custom paint jobs by pros?
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 2:05:24 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 2:06:31 PM EDT
These guys use whatever they can get their hands on.Remember the rifle that they are using is Uncle Sams M4.As long as it runs perfect these guys don't give a shit about pretty.
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 2:10:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/22/2004 2:11:53 PM EDT by Epsilon]
Heres a good example.

Link Posted: 8/22/2004 2:35:42 PM EDT
I know of a guy who used a special brand of Krylon-it's actually called "camoflauge extra-flat" and it comes in several colors-tan, green, grey, etc. He did it himself, and it looked so good, that almost everyone in his unit did the same!!!
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 6:12:01 PM EDT

I know of a guy who used a special brand of Krylon-it's actually called "camoflauge extra-flat" and it comes in several colors-tan, green, grey, etc. He did it himself, and it looked so good, that almost everyone in his unit did the same!!!


Really? Do you know where I can buy some?
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 6:13:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 6:17:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/22/2004 6:20:14 PM EDT by QUIB]

Originally Posted By Epsilon:

I know of a guy who used a special brand of Krylon-it's actually called "camoflauge extra-flat" and it comes in several colors-tan, green, grey, etc. He did it himself, and it looked so good, that almost everyone in his unit did the same!!!


Really? Do you know where I can buy some?




WalMart sells the Krylon brand camo paint, and it can be removed, I removed some today on my project lower using a spray can of brake cleaner.

Here is my M4gery sportin' Krylon.






Link Posted: 8/22/2004 6:31:18 PM EDT
That is a sweet paint job! Great job. I
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 6:44:58 PM EDT
Is there a need to dismantle the rifle to paint individual parts or leave it whole and go apeshit ?
Link Posted: 8/22/2004 6:58:25 PM EDT
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