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How to paint an Airsoft Rifle


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Performed By : Nutster
Weapon used : Classic army M15A2 Rifle

Here is what we are painting make you have all your stuff you want to paint laid out clearly and any screws and springs kept secure, Any moving parts or any items you dont want to paint make sure are securely covered by newspaper or other.

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Start to sand down for a better coat of paint, Use wet and dry paper, keep going under you are happy, should take about 5 - 10 minutes per item.

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As you can see the past black started to show through.

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Make sure the spray can is a fair distance back so you don't smudge or bubble the paint.

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Here is one finished and one that isnt just to compare

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And again one side was done black and the other to compare.

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Make sure everything is covered securely such as the gearbox etc.

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THANKS TO NUTSER! ^_^

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Very nice job. A* work :D

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Thank nutty he did most of the work i just helped where i could. and took the pictures :D and will be sneezing black krylon for a few days i guess hazeldine will as well :lol:

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Thanks for giving me credit for this, it wasn't really that much work compared to what I thought it would be :unsure:

expect guide another fairly soon

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Thanks for giving me credit for this, it wasn't really that much work compared to what I thought it would be :unsure:

expect guide another fairly soon

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you deserve it dude :) it was pretty funny getting the m16 apart though.

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it was pretty funny getting the m16 apart though.


yeh... "so how do i get it apart"...pulls charging handle back...pulls upper receiver...m16 is in two parts :blink: :huh:

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hi there, what paint did you use for this and where is it available??

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Hi, it was kylon camo paint but they don't make it any more, they do make Krylon fusion but I'm unsure whether its the same stuff. i believe Jerseys thread has some paints that are usable.

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You can use any Acrylic based paint

But the stuff he was useing here was Krylon paint which you can see in pic 3 i think

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Many surplus stores (my local included) will have a similar type of paint in most DPM colours, which produces a nice, matte finish, perfect for guns or other gear.

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How many layers and what spray paint did you use? And did you use any primer or was it durable enough without?
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Krylon will do it in two thin layers, as will most other paints

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Halfords do a camouflage spray paint which works great and isn't too expensive.

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Got to say, thats a very fine paint job.

Nice.

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That is one fine paint job. I normally just paint guns, i never sand paper them. Will do this when i next need to Two-Tone a gun for selling.


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What's the best type of paint to use for metal and plastic parts?
And do you still sand down the metal?

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Krylon by far, i dont bother sanding unless there was a previous spray job ;)

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Krylon by far, i dont bother sanding unless there was a previous spray job ;)




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