New AR Build - Pretty or Pretty Ugly?

New AR Build - Pretty or Pretty Ugly?

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    New AR Build - Pretty or Pretty Ugly?

    Here's my latest build. PSA upper, Magpul FDE furniture, and a green lower from EP Lowers. I thought the color combo might be cool, but I can't decide if I like it or need to Krylon it. Help me decide. Is this the ugliest AR you've ever seen? Or is it that "special kind of so ugly" is cool like a Volkswagon Thing or that snaggle-tooth mutt at the pound you can't leave behind.
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    Looks good Skunkworks, I love the Magpul Coyote Set up.
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    It's perfectly ugly, just the way AR's are supposed to be. Pretty is for little girls and sunsets.

    Now get out there and shoot it, throw it on the ground, drag it across the dirt, shoot it some more and repeat.
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    Krylon it...sorry buddy.
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    Sky-Blue Krylon it.
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    The truth? I'd paint it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlk18 View Post
    It's perfectly ugly, just the way AR's are supposed to be. Pretty is for little girls and sunsets.

    Now get out there and shoot it, throw it on the ground, drag it across the dirt, shoot it some more and repeat.
    And then PAINT IT!
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    It so ugly that it's pretty!!

    As they say "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."

    and NO

    I don't know who "they" are so don't ask!!!

    BTW Don't stand it in the corner molleur might make off with it!! LOL
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    Paint !! Paint quickly. maybe a nice shade or purple??

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    Paint it

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    All ARs are that special kind of ugly. That's why they're so beautiful.

    Yours looks great, Skunkworks. But if it was mine, the only thing different I would do is make the upper and lower receivers match in color. But I'm just like that. It's still a beautiful rifle, Skunk.
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    If you like it that's all that matters... but for me, spray paint!

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    Hydro-dip it in the Stars and Stripes. Who needs tactical when your have Patriotism!!

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    SO whatcha gonna do?
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    That green lower is really throwing me off. Kinda wish you kept to a black one.


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