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Posted: 2/9/2006 2:55:53 PM EDT
They are not deep enough to scratch the finish....only mark it. I believe this occured as grip was swapped out and quad rail was put on. Anyome have any thoughts as to the best way to buff these marks out without removing finish?
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 2:56:43 PM EDT
AJNTSA
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 3:06:22 PM EDT
I'm sorry, please say again for the noob.h.gif
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 3:06:41 PM EDT
I would just rub some oil on it and forget about it.

Excuse me--I think I'll get out of the way from what's about to happen.

Link Posted: 2/9/2006 3:39:30 PM EDT
CLP...and a nice super absorbent tampon.
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 3:45:42 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 3:49:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/9/2006 3:49:39 PM EDT by USMC88-93]
Accept it as the first of many to come, it will happen and happen again if you use your weapon to any degree.
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 3:52:40 PM EDT
not a one has mentioned the Manpon yet or the vaginal juices I should be concerned about!!
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 4:01:23 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 4:12:05 PM EDT
I just quit caring...

It gets thrown in the a trunk, thrown in the bed of a truck.. whatever

Most just rub off with oil, and the others that remain.... remain as a testament that you've used the thing...
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 4:13:28 PM EDT
I downloaded a few Army.mil high-res photos of soldiers and their M4s (M4 Pr0N a plenty) and put them up as desktop wallpaper to remind me of what a real rifle has to put up with and that a tiny scratch at home isn't anything. THeir rifles are practically silver.
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 4:43:24 PM EDT
Its completely ruined, you have no chance to salvage it. You should save the embarassment of owning a non-safe-queen rifle and sell it to me for 87 cents.
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 4:46:41 PM EDT
I'm looking forward to scratching my gun up
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 4:49:45 PM EDT
Try your mascara.






Sorry, couldn't resist....
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 5:30:45 PM EDT
Its a weapon not a fricken picasso.
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 6:25:29 PM EDT
ohhhhhh - my vagina hurts

Seriously - polish it up with a little CLP and take it back out to the range. Just rest comfortably in the fact that your rifle's "cherry has been popped!"
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 4:48:58 AM EDT
The first ding or scratch is always the worst. After the first one happens, each and every ding and scratch after that will be like a "badge of honor".
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 5:27:20 AM EDT
if you throw it across the street you wont have to worry about the little scratch
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 5:27:22 AM EDT
If you really want to be cool, just tie it behind your car and drive down a gravel road for .87 miles!



Just learn to live with it. If you want a purdy gun to look at, get one and keep it in the safe! But you also have to have one to shoot! Sounds like you need another AR! Any excuse for another one, right?
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 9:35:11 AM EDT
Black nail polish works fairly well. No, I'm not into "goth". I found that black nail polish works well on black cars with paint chips. Nail polish also works well as marking compounds for car repair/mods. As long as its prepped properly, black nail polish will take a decent amount of solvents to remove.
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 9:48:00 AM EDT
Are you also worried about how to get Brass marks of the DEFLECTOR?
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 10:05:59 AM EDT

Originally Posted By markm:
Are you also worried about how to get Brass marks of the DEFLECTOR?



Oh that's an easy fix, I just use WOLF steel cased ammo. Function follows form... You know, that ol' chestnut.

Sly
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 10:18:16 AM EDT
I just massage some CLP to get the brass markings off the deflector. As for the black coating that chips off the deflector, I leave it as is.
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 10:22:24 AM EDT
those scratches will be the least of your worries when the zombies come.
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 10:40:22 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/10/2006 10:40:35 AM EDT by Bushwacker85]
Scratches add character and frankly, I like the brass marks.
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 11:27:08 AM EDT

Originally Posted By markm:
Are you also worried about how to get Brass marks of the DEFLECTOR?





you could just glue or use the felt side of velcro strips on you deflctor like i have seen some do.


Link Posted: 2/10/2006 11:40:51 AM EDT
This is going to be ugly.

Please pass the popcorn.
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 7:20:30 AM EDT
You can usually find the AR-15 mark remover at your local gun store right next to the women's gun purses and Lady Smiths.
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 7:32:13 AM EDT
My dad's been getting into AR's and I know for sure one day when he does anything to warrant it, he'll scratch it. And he's going to ask me the same dang thing!!!! And all of these responses, among others are going to go through my head and I'm going to have a melt down!!!!!!!!!!!!! I won't be able to respond because I'll be too busy laughing.
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