GUN AR color scheme...black vs fde / fde pic thread

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All black AR or FDE

  1. All black

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  2. Flat dark earth

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    36.1%
  1. WooleyBooger

    WooleyBooger OT Supporter

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    I'm getting real close to pulling the trigger on an AR. The problem is, i'm torn between all black and flat dark earth. So here is a poll, you guys pick which you prefer, or would go with.

    Also, i'm looking for pics of ARs with a FDE scheme...whether they be yours or someone elses.
     
  2. dpixel8

    dpixel8 New Member

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    i'd personally go with OD rather than FDE
     
  3. Big +1.

    The FDE thing is so over-done now. Everyone on barfcom has a FDE rifle. I actually ordered a bunch of OD stuff for my AR and the last pieces should be showing up today. I'll get some pics posted up this afternoon.
     
  4. ChipOnShoulder

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    All black gets boring.

    If you're in the dusty part of texas, FDE makes sense.
     
  5. Jurisbot Esq.

    Jurisbot Esq. Don't blame me I voted for Ron Paul. OT Supporter

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  6. hsmith

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    paint it white
     
  7. AustinL911

    AustinL911 Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator

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    The obvious answer is to build both.
     
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    My 20" is all black.

    Trying to decide now between OD and FDE for my 16"
     
  9. dpixel8

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    was going to say this too :rofl:

    or just buy a set of black stock/grip/rail guards/vertical grip/mags, as well as your other color, and switch them out every month :mamoru:
     
  10. Razardica

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    Well, are you just getting the little accessories in that color, or are you actually painting it?

    this is a pretty lame thread to have to make

    it's your rifle - and what you're doing is a) temporary b) completely up to you c) solely based in fashion
     
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    :mamoru:
     
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    I guess I'm part of the old and busted crew:

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    Next AR is just going to get Krylon'd. Probably go with a majestic purple and tactical-fucking-fuchsia scheme complete with a My Little Pony sticker for extra mojo. Oh, and glitter. Bitches love glitter.
     
  13. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    That they do. :coolugh:
     
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    I think guns should be black. Maybe with a little silver or chrome if you want some bling. I don't like the looks of the FDE guns but I do admit they get less hot when you leave them out in the sun. Sometimes in the summer months at a match your rifle can get damn hot sitting in the rifle rack or the back of your truck between runs. Honestly I just try to keep in bagged, glove up, or man up.
     
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    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    I went OD, but I'm gonna paint my scout kind of close to FDE so I might change my AR eventually.
     
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    I still would like to do one in a white/winter color for here in the winter. probably would be a bitch to take off though and I'd be pissed if I didn't like it
     
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    depends on your environment.
    i'm doing some color work on my sprgery.i'll toss some pics up in a bit.
     
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    Foliage FTW.
     
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    How'd you paint your rifle? Shit is hot.
     
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  22. I like my OD idea because it should be subtle enough that it's not too "shouty" but it's different from all the black and FDE rifles out there.
     
  23. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    I like my woman black, my beer black, and my guns black!
     
  24. Rip The Jacker

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    Thats funny, I hate my guns because they're black.
     
  25. Rip The Jacker

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    What kind of paint?
     

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