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Old 01-05-2012, 01:26 AM   #1
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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

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Old 01-05-2012, 01:46 AM   #2
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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.

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

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Your buddy had a C15 in Afghanistan? In combat?

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

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

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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

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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.

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

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

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