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Old 04-11-2013, 07:03 AM   #1
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Default Finished! Thanks for the help guys

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That gold was a pain in the &@#%, finally figured that I had to float it off with rubbing alcohol.


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Complete! Including the kitchen sink!


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Out on the range!


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First five shots! Had a clover leaf going until spotter told me, then I got wonky.


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Old 04-11-2013, 10:10 AM   #2
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Congrats. Looking good, enjoy.



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NICE STICK! specx plz!

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If you get a min, give us some nice closeup shots plz!

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Old 04-18-2013, 06:16 AM   #5
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DD LPK
Quentin Defense USArmy billet lower
Magpul ACS stock
Spikes H2 buffer
Vltor upper MUR
WOA 20" SS 1:7 barrel
Les Baer bolt carrier/WOA supplied bolt
Troy VTAC 15" rail
BCM gas block
Troy battlesights
JP break

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Very nice!

Interesting... I also have a QD US Army Edition lower with ACS. Really like their billet receivers.

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I don't know how hard it was to paint the logo gold but it looks really sweet.

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The rollmark in gold was difficult. First I tried the regular 'fill and wipe.'
That smeared it everywhere leaving the 18k gold flake dull and, well, just looking like crap.

So I double checked the packaging, and noticed that clean up was suggested with alcohol (rubbing).

So I tried that and all it did was thin the paint. Next I tried a light coat of alcohol and a dry paper towel to 'lift' off the gold. Bingo!

I still have some of the 18k flakes outside the rollmark, they are very small, but I'll get back to it. I am having too much fun shooting it!

Next up will be a PDW with the Marines rollmark or maybe Navy in silver and gold.

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Get yourself some nice matchgrade ammo, some glass, and make itty bitty holes in targets! That WOA barrel is beggin, no pleading for some 69gr / 75 gr match grade made grade stuff! Cloverleafs at 100 yards! Gogogo!

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I reload. Currently investigating Hornady 75gr and SMK 77gr loads with varget, cfe223, blc2, and a couple others.

With what I have learned and shot so far, I can put rounds on a man-sized target at 600 yards with open sights @50% of the time. So its begging for some glass. Should be a shooter IF (and its a big if) I do my part.



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