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Old 11-28-2013, 06:45 PM   #11
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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.
Nope! I sprayed a test plate and felt comfortable, so I sandblasted the upper, lower and hand guard. Risky? Maybe! But I took my time and made sure everything was prepped perfectly. And the results turned out perfect. I am already ready to start another build. I'm gonna go with Tungsten on the next one.
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Nope! I sprayed a test plate and felt comfortable, so I sandblasted the upper, lower and hand guard. Risky? Maybe! But I took my time and made sure everything was prepped perfectly. And the results turned out perfect. I am already ready to start another build. I'm gonna go with Tungsten on the next one.
Did you blast and paint the inside of the receivers also? I'm about to do my A1 in Norelles and I'm thinking I may leave those areas alone.
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Did you blast and paint the inside of the receivers also? I'm about to do my A1 in Norelles and I'm thinking I may leave those areas alone.
Yes I sandblasted the internals of the upper and lower receiver and coated them as well. The insides are harder to spray, but well worth the effort. It looks like a factory finish that way.
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Yes I sandblasted the internals of the upper and lower receiver and coated them as well. The insides are harder to spray, but well worth the effort. It looks like a factory finish that way.
I may just do that then, thanks.
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Updated pic after mounting weapon light and switching grip from MOE to MOE K2
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Do you have the BCM or Umbrella Grips? I always wonder which is the most vertical among the three. I currently love the BCM and been digging the K2.
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Do you have the BCM or Umbrella Grips? I always wonder which is the most vertical among the three. I currently love the BCM and been digging the K2.
I have not tried the BCM or Umbrella grips, but the grip angle on the K2 is almost perfect. The K2 has more texture/grip then the standard MOE. I will be using it again on my next build.
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Very nice, sir.
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Very nice, sir.
Thanks! It shots as well as it looks! I really like the mid length gas system and will use it on builds going forward.
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Man!! That's nice!! That has to be the prettiest AR I have ever seen. I need to do me one up like that. Do you do this for a hobby or is it a business? My goodness. Is there a benefit to prettying a rifle up like that or is it just for looks?

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