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Bushmaster finish

This is a discussion on Bushmaster finish within the General Firearm Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by sisco Got it at a gunshow, it was the only AR there in my price range and the dealer only had the ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sisco View Post
    Got it at a gunshow, it was the only AR there in my price range and the dealer only had the one. In the lighting of the exhibition hall and in the excitement of owning my first EBR, I didn't notice the blems.
    Lesson learned.

    Rob72: Very generous offer, thank you! I can get hold of an air brush, what paint are using?
    Lauer Custom Weaponry DuraCoat:

    1) You MUST let it cure, or heat it after application.
    2) You can clean up with B-12 Chemtool, instead of spending a bit more for the Lauer solution.

    If you buy the paint and hardener, and follow the instructions, it will turn out nicely. Best of all, you can apply it over the park and anodizing on the whole rifle for a good match, and extra layer of protection. Obviously, you can get some wild colors, but I'm a plain "Evil Black Rifle" kinda guy....

    FYI- if the anodizing didn't completely cover, you can easily have some oxidation problems, down the road. I would re-coat it myself, or send it back. Applying lube is a temporary, cosmetic, fix.

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    I suspect the anodizing is fine, and the gun was just wiped down with a light colored cloth or paper towel yielding the blotchiness.

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    Blame it on Sixto - now that is a viable plan.

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    Get the finish done right, even wear all over looks much better. Then, when you get that first scratch, you can really howl.
    "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." Thomas Jefferson

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