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Painting some old USGI mags need some advice

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by dc2integra, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. dc2integra

    dc2integra

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    Well i got these old USGI mags that I want to paint flat black .Do you guys thinks I should primer them first then hit them with a coat of flat black or just skip the primer and just paint them.Thanks guys
     
  2. zhix

    zhix

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    I wouldn't worry about it much; guess it depends on how tight they fit in your magazine well, but either way it's going to wear off on certain areas.
    What I have done before is put masking tape on the part of the mag that will be up inside the mag well, use gunscrubber or whatever cleaner/degreaser and just paint them.
    You could also try Birchwood Casey Aluminum Black.
     

  3. Hedo1

    Hedo1

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    Just paint them. Touch them up if they show wear and tear.