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Posted: 1/16/2006 2:01:47 PM EDT
Hand select Hungarian SA85 Kit from Centerfire Systems on a Global reciever,I wanted to retain the original finish so I did a quick bake job to the reciever.

Link Posted: 1/17/2006 12:26:56 PM EDT
Damn nice! Which baking lacquer did you use? I bought a SA85M new in '94, and recently put on a pistol grip and buttstock, along with a slant brake. If FEG would make an RPK-based Drag, think of the quality and how it would shoot.
Link Posted: 1/17/2006 12:43:45 PM EDT
Thanks 1saxman,I was just experimenting with the paint to match the original finish and baked on a thin coat of high temp BBQ grill paint and it turned out a little too flat.So I used a semi gloss over the top of that while the reciever was still hot.I let it cure for a couple months before the build and its turned out to be pretty tough.
Link Posted: 1/17/2006 5:06:19 PM EDT
Johno,

Is that the standard leather Hungarian sling? If it is, how do you like it?
Link Posted: 1/18/2006 8:23:45 AM EDT
Just noticed the pattern on the rug...I like it.
Link Posted: 1/18/2006 9:04:27 AM EDT

Originally Posted By KnobCreek1:
Just noticed the pattern on the rug...I like it.



My gosh! I hadn't noticed that. Way cool.
Link Posted: 1/18/2006 11:34:01 AM EDT
Shane,yes this is the original leather sling,I have a new one but I really like the look and feel of the old worn sling!

The Rug is an Afghan War Rug,you can see more on this thread- ak47.net/forums/topic.html?b=4&f=64&t=81306 There are also some good links.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 12:27:11 PM EDT
That did turn out real nice! It makes me want to get mine built! Arrrgh! Nice rug by the way! I want one of those too!!!!!!! Are they around or extremely rare??
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