Reply to "The I Blame Stephen For my Painted Rifle Thread"

by no means I want to hijack this thread BUT i also BLAME Stephen for this sudden rush of inspiration to paint my AR...


Here's the prep for this beauty:

Started out with a new CMMG lower that I painted with Brownell's Alumahide in Cayote




Then I started to paint the stock and the grip using Brownell's Alumahide in Desert Earth (lower reciever in Cayote) to give it a slight contrast and give it that 2 tone effect.










Then I proceeded to work on the upper and started to cover up parts that I don't want to be painted on - this will serve as my secondary highlight.







It turned out to be a little complicated since I don't have a tool to disassemble the Daniel Defense rail, so I went ahead and painted the front part of the barrel with Desert Earth. Once it dried off, I slid a paper over it and started to paint the rest with Cayote.









After baking it a bit and letting it dry under the Southern California sun during WINTER for half a day.. it's slightly ready for assembly (curing time is really about 1 week)



And after all that trouble, here she is...







And for kicks I etched "Snake" in the front part of the FH which I know I'll regret in a couple of days. Haji you're right it looks looks like "SNAK" I regret it already Smile

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