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Scruffy G&G SCAR project...

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I bought this reasonably cheaply from ZeroIn, described as "painted and occasionally misfires".

 

Misfire was a loose connector on the motor. I spent two days stripping the paint, a combination of acetone on the plastic parts, and Nitromors on the alloy top receiver. pics below. 

 

Now I have to decide on a paint scheme, happy to listen to ideas

 

On arrival

 

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As of now :)

 

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John

 

 

 

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56 minutes ago, Prisce said:

What sorta sites do you frequent? Woodland/CQB, are you after functional or flashy?

 

Only indoors CQB or the shooting range bud

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Oh so you want flashy then. How about giving it a nice mirror finish? Or add a nice used patina? 

 

If you do want to definitely paint it, you could do like an apocalypse theme with chalk kill count across the receiver. 

 

All sorts! 

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The anodized receiver looks like it came up OK, but if you want to strip that back to bare metal then try oven cleaner. Just a few seconds and a scrub with an old tooth brush should take the colour off, then rinse. Beware though, getting a decent polished finish without losing detail and definition is harder that you might think.

 

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1 minute ago, Hangtight said:

The anodized receiver looks like it came up OK, but if you want to strip that back to bare metal then try oven cleaner. Just a few seconds and a scrub with an old tooth brush should take the colour off, then rinse. Beware though, getting a decent polished finish without losing detail and definition is harder that you might think.

 

 

Hmmm, no chance am I going to polish the aluminium, done loads of that in the past, way to labour intensive.

If it ends up shiny, it has to be paint :)

 

 

 

 

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