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#7132178 - 04/04/18 08:54 AM Which cerakote color for barreled action?
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Need help picking a color for barreled action. I picked up a brown with black spider wed stock. Thinking of graphite black or a 80/20 mix of tungsten and graphite black since I have the sig tango scope in tungsten sitting on top of it.
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#7132209 - 04/04/18 09:22 AM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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Match the scope.
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#7132239 - 04/04/18 09:51 AM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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Cerakote will send you sample plates. I always liked matching one of the colors within the stock color, for the barreled action .
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#7132283 - 04/04/18 10:35 AM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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Haven't seen it in person yet but you might look at cerakote elite smoke. I'm having a sample made up of a couple colors now

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#7132296 - 04/04/18 10:48 AM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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If you're looking at matching a 'blued' gun, choose midnight blue. But as Fireman stated, call/email cerakote and get some samples.
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#7132359 - 04/04/18 12:23 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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Zombie green
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#7132458 - 04/04/18 01:54 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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Midnight Bronze.........

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#7132522 - 04/04/18 02:57 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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I like that midnight bronze a lot but it would clash with the glass bad. I want one of my AR's to be done in midnight bronze. Gonna look into elite smoke, and ask for samples. Thanks for the suggestions fellas.
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#7132528 - 04/04/18 03:04 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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I really dig the different shades of grey.
Fyi, I'm a very "boring" person with little to no fashion sense. So I like the grey because it's not too far crazy on a gun to me but it's not black.
I know I know I'm a boring person.

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#7132535 - 04/04/18 03:12 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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Korean Redneck, how's it going it's been a while. Hope all is well. I'm down the road in lake Jackson now.
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#7133348 - 04/05/18 10:23 AM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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I went with Elite Smoke on my APR 7-08. My dad got the dark tungsten on his APR 6.5 CM, which I believe is the 80/20 tungsten/graphite black. Both look great.

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#7133476 - 04/05/18 12:11 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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That dark tungsten is nice. Every time I've seen it I think how good and versatile of color it is. The elite line of cerakote features looks impressive.
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#7133803 - 04/05/18 06:06 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: RiverRider]
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
Match the scope.


Iíve been told that color is really had to match. My boss had his Nemo done, and the guy had to do it like 5 times before he had to give up. He finally just did it in black at a discount.
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#7133834 - 04/05/18 06:41 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
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I would go a different scope than rolling the dice trying to hit a gray scope.

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#7133873 - 04/05/18 07:16 PM Re: Which cerakote color for barreled action? [Re: jorge]
Tff caribou Offline
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I was thinking of the wrong scope. He has the vortex razor that is a dark bronze kinda color.
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