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What colour/camo should I paint my M4


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Hi,

I'm wondering what colour/camo job to give my M4 as black is getting a bit boreing
well here's my gun as it is:
http://www.flickr.co.../in/photostream

I was thinking about A-TACS FG handguard and stock but what do you guys think?

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1. You Haz Asked This Qeustiooooon Before

2. Andgaurd Green and Stock will Ollo on soon afterr

3. Paint it White so i can call you My SNOW BEAST decent film actually 6 quid in tesco i beleive.

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don't think I've asked this before, checked through my previous posts and couldn't find it

oh and point two, english please

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Yes you have it was ages ago tho and this is english PLOXIMOUS Prime?

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I believe this is the Translation from Craig-English to Proper-English.

"Andgaurd Green and Stock will Ollo on soon afterr" --> "Handguard green and stock will follow on soon after." --> "Paint the handguard now and the stock later."


And I definitely remember you asking about this before..

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well if I did sorry for making two topics but I am completely drawing a blank on it?

what do you think to the A-TACS idea?

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Yay the Liam to SAVE the day lol

and Nick if you can paint Green A-Tacs go for it its so much more sexy...

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id sort that stock out and swap for a crane style one or a solid one personaly but thats just me.. as for paint if your good at it id do a similar style to the camo you wear that way it will blend in to your body nicely and wont look out of place if your not great at spraying i wouldnt bother or atleast try it out on a cheapo springer first

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Don't camo it, weather it. Camo is hard to do well, but weathering is a doddle and makes the gun look nice and worn.

http://www.arniesair....._sandbox look

light spray then rub back with thinners, simples!

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Well I've seen a video on spraying a-tacs, you use cut sponge to dab it on, i do want to try it out,

as for the stock, I'm not going to change it as I do really like it, everyone has crane stock or full ones. but if it change it i'd get a AR-15 one from BHD

Also I tend to change my camo a lot so cannot really match it

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Paint it something silly like red tiger stripe.

When I finish my uber ultra M4 of winning, I'm going to give it a totally impractical paintjob just to make the point that it needs no help from mother nature.

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hes some awesome insperation for you.. lol
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oh wow!
does anyone know where I can pick up some krylon cheap?
alos finius, go for Gold!

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Krylon isn't cheap and postage tends to be high because it's in pressurized containers!

My preferred supplier is Patrol Base: http://www.patrolbas...spray-paint.htm

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yea I think i'll have to get it from there

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Fire Support sell Krylon, 6.50 delivery I think, not sure what PB's delivery is.

You could also try hobby shops in your local area (okay, you may not get Krylon, but they'll sell similar, just as good stuff) rather than limiting yourself to the Internet.

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rather than limiting yourself to the Internet.


but I love the internets!

are there any other brands which are good?

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halfords do a camo paint range i tried the od they do and its a good finish

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halfords do a camo paint range i tried the od they do and its a good finish


had a look and its the same price as krylon

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Not if you go into your local Halfords, save on delivery then :P




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