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Posted: 5/21/2003 9:26:46 PM EDT
I have noticed, while looking at various pictures of Colt AR15's, that the receivers of some have more of a grayish finish and some have more of a black finish. Is this a photo effect or is there really a difference in finish?
Link Posted: 5/21/2003 9:30:43 PM EDT
Yes, you are right. Some Colt lowers are grayer and some blacker. For example, my preban Colt Sporter has the grayer finish. I don't know the reasoning behind this.
Link Posted: 5/21/2003 9:39:41 PM EDT
And some other brands are Barney Purple.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 6:36:33 AM EDT
It's also not completely impossible that you'll see uppers and lowers which look just slightly different...
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