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Posted: 4/13/2006 12:51:28 AM EST
What kind of paint is everyone using to paint their ARs tan for the desert? Anyone know?

Link Posted: 4/13/2006 12:57:44 AM EST
Duracoat seems to be the flavor of choice for a durable, professional finish.

I've seen guys use Krylon Camo paint, but it's not as tough or chemical resistant.
Link Posted: 4/13/2006 3:01:48 AM EST
I've used Krylon OD with very good results.
Link Posted: 4/13/2006 3:39:55 AM EST
Krylon on my shotty.

Surface prep is key for any paint.

And any paint will scratch up.

Link Posted: 4/13/2006 4:04:58 AM EST
How does krylon react to breakfree and other solvents? How about duracoat?
Link Posted: 4/13/2006 4:13:22 AM EST
krylon wears off anywhere you touch but seems to hold up ok when exposed to cleaning chemicals, as long as it isn't an area that gets handeld too much.

I have no experience with duracoat.
Link Posted: 4/13/2006 2:11:03 PM EST
I used bowflage on mine. Its fairly durable and if I want to remove it a little solvent does the trick.
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