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G&P EBR Chassis that I base coated Alumahyde II Dark Earth, then proceeded a week later to camouflage with Krylon Khaki, Olive, and Brown paint from their camouflage line.

 

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After painting for years on my M4 AEG, I took it a step further up today and finally painted my AR15:

 

 

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I guess after painting my AEG so many times, painting the real deal felt 'normal.'

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Has anyone here ever used Duracoat? If so what do you think about it? I've been thinking about building another upper for my M4, based around a KA LaRue replica 9" RAS and I want FDE accesories, but I'm afraid they won't all match so I want to coat them in Magpul FDE Duracoat so they will.

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Nice, you finally did it! And it turned out great!

Haha, thanks. I was a bit hesitant at first...since this cost much much more than my AEG, but nothing was going to stop me from painting it. Once I started, it felt just like painting an AEG, lol.

 

And Im scared to paint my AEG.

 

Don't feel bad...I've been called crazy (and other worse things) when I decided to paint my AR. If you do want to paint your AEG, practice on something else first.

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DELTA, Awesome awesome work with the FALs!! Perhaps one of the best ones I've seen to date that are painted.

 

Souske, I could never bring myself to paint my AR15... You did an awesome job, though :D

 

You going to do anything other cosmetic things to it? New pistol grip, new stock?

Haha, thanks. 80% of AR15s out there are black/gray. I wanted mine to be a little different, so the decision was fairly easy. As for changing anything else, I'm going to keep it like this for now. The only think I changed were the stock ribbed foregrip with my KAC RAS. In the future, I may get a Milspec buffer tube and get a LMT SOPMOD stock. But that's still a far way off, as the current RRA 6 pos stock is more than enough than what I need.

As for more pictures:

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DELTA, Awesome awesome work with the FALs!! Perhaps one of the best ones I've seen to date that are painted.

 

Cheers, They are painted by a team mate of mine, and he definantly has some skills in painting rifles. I will try and get some better pictures for you guys and post them up.

 

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Haha, thanks. I do get the "what the..." look from some people, but that usually passes when they start asking how I painted it.

 

I know your sentiment regarding keeping the original finish...but I figured it wouldn't be too bad for my AR since I only used Krylon. I could always remove it later if need be. Likewise, although this sounds counter-intuitive, the Krylon on there helps protect the original adonized finish a little bit from scratches, etc. And as I said before, the paint can be removed with acetone later.

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I just painted the M4, MICH, and a friends AK. I'm pretty proud of it all, first time painting gear/weapons.

 

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You can also find this in the SEAL thread.

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I originally didn't want to paint the AK, its not mine though so its ok but AK shouldn't be painted so I'm goingt o Hell.

 

Thanks.

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DELTA, Awesome awesome work with the FALs!! Perhaps one of the best ones I've seen to date that are painted.

 

 

Haha, thanks. 80% of AR15s out there are black/gray. I wanted mine to be a little different, so the decision was fairly easy. As for changing anything else, I'm going to keep it like this for now. The only think I changed were the stock ribbed foregrip with my KAC RAS. In the future, I may get a Milspec buffer tube and get a LMT SOPMOD stock. But that's still a far way off, as the current RRA 6 pos stock is more than enough than what I need.

As for more pictures:

ironsightspackuf5.jpg

 

sopmodpack1sy3.jpg

 

that is the best paint job i have ever seen. it must of taken ages

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