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mountainman13 08-29-2012 04:05 PM

rebirth of a mag (experiment)
 
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Jon at the old mill gun shop gave me 2 free 30 rnd mags when I ordered my global arms AR. As you can see from the first pic they are kinda beat (typical in ma, gotta be 18+ years old). Anyway I usually use a ceramic engine paint to redo them but I don't have any and I'm broke so I'm trying this stuff I have laying around (pic below). I'll post finished pics in a bit and (if I remember) down the road a bit after some use.

purehavoc 08-29-2012 04:07 PM

Oh man I have some of the old ones that look like that and I like them that way and some worse . Maybe its just me but nothing better looking than a good ol used mag :D

mountainman13 08-29-2012 04:10 PM

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Yeah but beat up old mags look kinda funny in a brand spanking new AR. Especially after I dump another $400+ into it. Just for reference, this is what my other mags look like.

mountainman13 08-29-2012 04:27 PM

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Coat 2 drying.

mountainman13 08-30-2012 12:36 AM

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All back together. Ignore the oil spots.

GaMatt72 08-30-2012 03:06 AM

Looks good. Nicely done.

mountainman13 08-30-2012 03:07 AM

Thanks. Nothing special really. I'm interested in seeing how it holds up.

LongBaller71 08-31-2012 01:59 AM

Looking good. I'm also wondering how well it'll hold up to usage.

robocop10mm 08-31-2012 11:43 PM

So MA will only let you have blank ammo? Man that sux!

mountainman13 09-01-2012 12:34 AM

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Originally Posted by robocop10mm
So MA will only let you have blank ammo? Man that sux!

Lol. You noticed that, eh? No I just keep them there so they aren't just loose in my bag. Trust me I have much better.


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