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Posted: 9/16/2004 1:20:58 PM EST
I was thinking of getting a camo kit at the local farm supply store to cover up the ugliness of my recent ar build...

I ended up with a purple Larue 7.0 rail, a flat black LMT upper and a greyish-black Bushie lower...the frankengun in this baby really shows through...what's the best way to cover the ugly that doesn't involve removing the rails?

Ideas?
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:22:30 PM EST
use pink crayon
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:22:56 PM EST
Keep it, shoot it, love it. It is yours. The different colors will always remind you that YOU built the rifle.


OR, just send it to Chameleon Weaponry for a DuraCoat job.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:23:26 PM EST
home parkerizing kit.
Refinish it all.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:25:57 PM EST
wow, can we get a pic of that?
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:27:55 PM EST

Originally Posted By TheAmaazingCarl:
use pink crayon



+1 but use gold
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:30:56 PM EST

Originally Posted By Thepilot:
wow, can we get a pic of that?


+1
Please .

I even asked nicely.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:31:00 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/16/2004 1:32:40 PM EST by legalese77]
crayon won't stick and I hate pink
i don't want to ship the gun anywhere cause I don't want it to be nonfunctional or inaccessible any more than it has and besides, after the build, i can't afford to have it refinished by a pro
i can't park it without disassembly, right? I just got it together, no more disassembly please!!

I can email a pic if someone'll host n post it

eta: don't know if I pic would really show the color differential as much as it shows "in the flesh"
edited again to add: oh yeah, I forgot about the OD stock
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:33:00 PM EST

Originally Posted By legalese77:
crayon won't stick and I hate pink
i don't want to ship the gun anywhere cause I don't want it to be nonfunctional or inaccessible any more than it has and besides, after the build, i can't afford to have it refinished by a pro
i can't park it without disassembly, right? I just got it together, no more disassembly please!!

I can email a pic if someone'll host n post it

eta: don't know if I pic would really show the color differential as much as it shows "in the flesh"

Can do . Kodiak668@yahoo.com

Or just go to tinypic.com and upload it .
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:39:29 PM EST
ok, I'll send the pic as promised but it'll be awhile since the gf has the digicam in her car for whatever reason
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:44:39 PM EST

Originally Posted By EagleArmsHBAR:

Originally Posted By TheAmaazingCarl:
use pink crayon



+1 but use gold



I triple dog dare em'
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:49:55 PM EST

Originally Posted By legalese77:
I was thinking of getting a camo kit at the local farm supply store to cover up the ugliness of my recent ar build...

I ended up with a purple Larue 7.0 rail, a flat black LMT upper and a greyish-black Bushie lower...the frankengun in this baby really shows through...what's the best way to cover the ugly that doesn't involve removing the rails?

Ideas?



Sounds like a hell of a rifle to me.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:28:55 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/16/2004 5:30:36 PM EST by legalese77]




hmm, let's see if this worked
eta: don't get me wrong, I built the best carbine I thought I could within reason but I'd like to have a nice uniform look...still looking for suggestions
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:30:59 PM EST
damn...............

all the colors of the rainbow!!

Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:33:13 PM EST
Stickman has a nice set of instructions for refinishing HERE
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:34:48 PM EST
Call me a traditionalist....paint the whole damn thing flat black.
Nice AR..its actually fine the way it is...but all black would pretty much rule.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:39:05 PM EST
Send it to Wilson Combat for an Armor Tuff coating. They do black, green or grey.

Or send it to me for proper disposal.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:48:46 PM EST

Originally Posted By JCKnife:
Stickman has a nice set of instructions for refinishing HERE



fantastic article.... I dunno about any finish that I need to cure in the oven tho... I'm not too thrilled about the idea of having to take that Magpul stock off since then I hafta get it back on
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:56:23 PM EST
Leave it as it is.

Do ya paint yer kids different colors?


- BG
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:56:42 PM EST
Send it to brass for a pink paint job.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 5:59:59 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 6:03:01 PM EST

Originally Posted By brushdog:
img.photobucket.com/albums/v364/Tomtx/Chrome1.jpg




BLING, BLING!
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 6:04:05 PM EST
Why not just put some grip panels on that thing.
Magpuls.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 9:20:20 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/16/2004 9:22:23 PM EST by fixer]
forget refinishing... get rid of that fucking USA brand mag!

it's all new prts... no refinishing needed... just get a grip and some rail covers to match your stock and spend the rest on mags, ammo and training!
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 9:28:17 PM EST

Hell, ... I think it's beautiful.

Plus you had the "nards" to build it yourself.

Leave it the way it is, it will always be original that way.

Zen



"This is my rifle, there are many like it, but this one is mine"
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 9:39:45 PM EST

Originally Posted By OFFSHORE:
Send it to Wilson Combat for an Armor Tuff coating. They do black, green or grey.

Or send it to me for proper disposal.



Yep Send it to Wilson Combat for an Armor Tuff coating


GO GREEN

Link Posted: 9/16/2004 10:31:10 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/16/2004 10:34:46 PM EST by Dave_A]
Looks just fine in the pics...

Add some black grip panels & go...

Whatever you do: DO NOT SPRAYPAINT AN AR...
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 11:04:35 PM EST
airbrush :yep:
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 11:19:16 PM EST
Is this timely or what? From an earlier post:

www.optactical.com/weaponpainting.html
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 6:35:08 AM EST

Originally Posted By Dave_A:
Looks just fine in the pics...

Add some black grip panels & go...

Whatever you do: DO NOT SPRAYPAINT AN AR...



hmmm that's what I was getting at really...
the camo kit is a temp paint that you can take off if you want...
probably the most practical suggestion is to get some magpul panels
should I go green to match the stock or black? I'd prefer all black but with the OD stock it's a little late for that.
I wondered how long until someone noticed that crappy USA mag.... I have two if those crappy things and I paid WAY too much for em since it was before I discovered arfcom...waiting to find a good deal on some Labelle's

p.s. thanks for all the compliments guys, I feel like part of the family!!
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 6:41:05 AM EST
http://www.shootiniron.com/FINISH%20OPTIONS.html

This guy has done several of my guns. Top notch work, attention to detail, and reasonable prices.
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 6:49:55 AM EST
Bowflage. Works great.
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 6:52:33 AM EST
Leave it alone I think it looks fine.
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