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Old January 14th, 2008, 09:28 PM   #1
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Snakeskin Duracoat AK. what you think?

Just coated this one today, lookin for feedback.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 09:40 PM   #2
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Strange, wonderful and bizarre all at the same time

Nice workmanship.


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Old January 14th, 2008, 10:05 PM   #3
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I pretty much would have not noticed this in the woods ..

You did a pretty good job ..


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Old January 14th, 2008, 10:17 PM   #4
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I like it.


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Old January 14th, 2008, 10:25 PM   #5
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Fishnet stocking for a pattern? lol

I definitely dig it.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 10:49 PM   #6
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That baby needs fangs. Maybe attaching something kinda like this to it where the bayonet should be would look cool. http://www.excaliburbrothers.com/sit...oduct/25-2069S
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Old January 15th, 2008, 03:40 AM   #7
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Old January 15th, 2008, 05:18 AM   #8
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Joe

You been sniffin' the duracoat again?

Is the old lady trying to figure out what happened to her sunday go to meeting stockings?

Nice work. You coming to the match Friday?


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Old January 15th, 2008, 06:57 AM   #9
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Dave,

I'm just the technical advisor...Jim did this one and the build on the AK. I think it gets black Tapco furniture at some point. A folder is next.

Can't make it Friday, but we're going to the Frostbite shoot on the 27th.

The inside of the big oven is pretty much done and we're waiting on parts. It's 3'x3'x6' and the top rack will hold at least 400+ lbs so we should be able to coat and hot cure a lot of things, ATV frames, engine blocks, axle housings, most any gun....and cook a whole pig too!!! We may do ceramic coatings if it looks like there is a market. I'm doing a Browning High Power today...but not in lizard....ya gotta be careful with your lizard!!!
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Old January 15th, 2008, 07:26 AM   #10
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What are the benefits of ceramic coating?
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Old January 15th, 2008, 08:18 AM   #11
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What are the benefits of ceramic coating?
Ceramics are harder and wear better, don't hold heat and provide better self lubing properties than most other coatings. They are also less flexible and they do a buildup on the part which can prevent their use in some high tolerace situations.
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Old January 15th, 2008, 08:53 AM   #12
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Dave,

I'm just the technical advisor...Jim did this one and the build on the AK. I think it gets black Tapco furniture at some point. A folder is next.

Can't make it Friday, but we're going to the Frostbite shoot on the 27th.

The inside of the big oven is pretty much done and we're waiting on parts. It's 3'x3'x6' and the top rack will hold at least 400+ lbs so we should be able to coat and hot cure a lot of things, ATV frames, engine blocks, axle housings, most any gun....and cook a whole pig too!!! We may do ceramic coatings if it looks like there is a market. I'm doing a Browning High Power today...but not in lizard....ya gotta be careful with your lizard!!!
Good on the oven. I'll have the 870 ready for you by month end...

PS. I'm glad Jim is getting adult supervision


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Old January 15th, 2008, 09:01 AM   #13
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Kick ass! Post a pic of a profile of the entire gun. I want to see what it looks like with the stock in the photo.
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Old January 15th, 2008, 12:44 PM   #14
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Any tips for me? i'm gc'ing mine in a couple days.


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Old January 15th, 2008, 02:08 PM   #15
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The biggest suggestion I can offer you is to "cook" the gun before you spray. We have an old kitchen oven that has a faulty thermostat so it gets up to 500-550 Deg. F. I put the barrelled receiver in there for about an hour. This cooked all the cosmoline out of those annoying places like the rear sight and the mag release. Then use brake parts cleaner in an aerosol can to blast the gun to get rid of any extra sand blasting media that might still be on the gun. Give it a final wipe with Acetone then spray the gun at about 100 Deg. F.

Heres a pic of the final product. I was just kinda experimenting with the snakeskin so the gun will probably have black tapco SAW grip, Galil handguard, and rear stock for Frostbite.
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Old April 2nd, 2011, 02:13 AM   #16
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I am a plain jane kind of guy...
I like my firearms either two tone or all one color
I'm not a fan of design's on guns....
for some reason to me the grip stands out when I look at the pic my eyes are automatically drawn to the grip....
I'm sorry but me no likey......


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Old April 2nd, 2011, 04:43 AM   #17
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I hate snakes so it freaked me out.
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Old April 2nd, 2011, 06:36 AM   #18
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Looks pretty cool... and makes it stand out from all the other plain jane AKs!


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fill brought back this thread from the dead with "nice." It was from 08.


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Old April 2nd, 2011, 09:07 AM   #20
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That looks awesome.


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