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MichaelBarton 01-05-2012 01:26 AM

Painting my AR
 
how should i go about painting my ar15? I want to paint it a good multicam. should i use krylon? i know it will eventually chip off but i shot a buddies AR15/M16 he used in Afghanistan that was still in pretty good shape

Quentin 01-05-2012 01:46 AM

I think I remember yours is a Carbon 15? If so I don't know what to choose for the composite receivers. Maybe others will have ideas.

MichaelBarton 01-05-2012 01:50 AM

yeah its the carbon. My buddy travis has the carbon too lol. ill have to ask him if he used just krylon

Quentin 01-05-2012 02:03 AM

Your buddy had a C15 in Afghanistan? In combat? :eek:

MichaelBarton 01-05-2012 02:10 AM

well it had the carbon lower, he replaced the upper. He was a tech engineer or something so he never engaged any ragheads lol

mjkeat 01-05-2012 02:25 AM

Regardless of MOS I can't believe they let that slide.

MichaelBarton 01-05-2012 02:33 AM

im not sure if it was his carry gun. he had two or three guns while he was there. i might be mistaken. it could have been his A.R.M.S. upper with Spikes lower he used

spack762 01-05-2012 02:51 AM

Ive used krylon on a lot of firearms, both metal and composits. All with great sucsess. To help keep chiping and flaking use a mate clear coat.

MichaelBarton 01-05-2012 02:59 AM

alright. ill go to walmart and pick up some paint. thinking about doing multicam

MichaelBarton 01-05-2012 03:20 AM

what should i use to degrease it? should i just plug the end of the barrel?


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