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TexasGunner 11-24-2013 04:34 AM

Burnt Bronze Carbine Build
 
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Ok. Here are the details on my latest build I am calling the Burnt Bronze Lightweight Carbine. This was my first experience with applying Cerakote. I sand blasted the upper/lower receiver, hand guard and CTR stock and sprayed them with Burnt Bronze Cerakote (The heat cured version)

Lower....
*Palmetto State Multi Cal. Lower
*ALG ACT Trigger
*Seekins Precision Mag Release Button
*Norgon Ambi Catch magazine release
*Magpul MOE grip
*Magpul CTR Stock
*Noveske QD end plate



Upper....
*Started with a stripped receiver
*Spikes Tactical CHF 5.56 1/7 twist chrome lined 14.5" optimum profile barrel w/ mid-length gas port
*Spikes Tactical Dynacomp - Pinned
*Troy Industries low profile gas block
*WMD Nitromet Mid-length gas tube
*10.25 Diamondhead VRS T free float hand guard
*Rubber City Armory Nitride coated BCG
*Fortis mfg. HAMMER charging handle
*Troy Industries folding Di-Optic Aperture Tritium Battle Sight Rear
*Troy Industries front folding Tritium M4 style Battle Sight
*Ergo rail covers

Got to test fire it today and it ran like a champ. Ran 60 rounds through 2 Troy Battle Mags without a hiccup. This rifle weighs in a 6 lbs. 10 oz. empty and 7 lbs. 10 oz. with a loaded 30 round mag. I can't believe how smooth it shoots with the mid length gas system. virtually zero muzzle climb. This is one of my favorite builds. :D

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TexasGunner 11-24-2013 04:39 AM

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okdonk 11-24-2013 05:11 AM

Gun porn pics on saturday cold night.. the best! Thank you!
So sexy.. love it more since u cerakoted the stock too.

TexasGunner 11-24-2013 05:25 AM

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Gun porn pics on saturday cold night.. the best! Thank you! So sexy.. love it more since u cerakoted the stock too.

Thank you thank you! I love building! I pre-ordered an NEA Compact Carbine Stock for this one but didn't want to wait for it to come in to finish the build. Already had a flat dark earth CTR stock so I coated it. It turned out way better than I anticipated. Attachment 127062 We will see what I will do when this one dies come in..... If it does still go on this gun it will be getting coated as well.

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My brother with it while we were out shooting.

okdonk 11-24-2013 05:39 AM

The uncured disease in you just became BRD+C

robocop10mm 11-24-2013 06:42 AM

That is SCHWEEEEET!

indy36 11-24-2013 03:14 PM

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Yours is better but mine is a similar color. Called 'matte sand', anodized not coated.

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You did a nice job on yours.

TexasGunner 11-24-2013 04:37 PM

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Yours is better but mine is a similar color. Called 'matte sand', anodized not coated. You did a nice job on yours.

Thank you! I have seen the matte sand from RGuns. What I can't figure out is why they can't get their anodizing colors to match on the mate sand. I briefly had a build with their green anodized parts.

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It took them about 5-6 months to get the upper to me. I would probably have kept it if their name and roll mark were not on the lower. I do not need a reminder of the company every time I look at it, so I sold it. I can say though, that wile it looked really nice the color anodizing scratches a whole lot easier than the black anodizing. Hope you enjoy your rifle. I like the RGuns RGQ hand guard that was on my green one. While I will never order another upper from the, I may at some point order am RGQ hand guard for a future build. I'd just go with the black as I will sandblast and Cerakote it.

cotex 11-28-2013 03:47 PM

Love the color to the max! I'm not done with my first one yet and looking to start my second, the color I am obsessed with wow I want. Did you start Ina gun part you didn't like first? I'm so nervous to spray, will prepping by sand blasting with aluminum oxide work, I've got that at work.

bluez 11-28-2013 03:56 PM

So HOT!!!!!:D


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