View Full Version : Cheap tactical black????
July 8, 2011, 08:59 PM
I'm looking for the best and cheapest way to do a tactical black finish on a barrel. I have read a few things online but am sceptical. I thought I'd ask you all cause you always have good replies. Thank you.
July 8, 2011, 09:16 PM
July 8, 2011, 10:09 PM
Is spray paint the best way to go. I know I said cheap but im willing to spend some money on something that would last a little bit longer than spray paint.
July 8, 2011, 10:23 PM
GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES & SEE WHAT THEY ARE OFFERING:
EITHER OF THESE COMPANIES CAN DO A WHOLE LOT BETTER JOB, THAN TRYING TO DO IT YOURSELF.
July 8, 2011, 11:01 PM
The reason I recommend spray paint is that you can remove it and re apply it yourself. And it's cheap.
July 8, 2011, 11:47 PM
Thank you Guru 1911 for the websites, checked it out and a little bit too much than I would want to spend on this rifle. If I did spray paint it would probably have to be a high heat paint? I just don't want to do it and then have it be one of those lessons learned the hard way, you know what I mean?
July 8, 2011, 11:54 PM
Alumahyde II Flat black epoxy spray paint
Dead easy to apply and cheap! Coat with AlumahydeII Clear Matte
July 9, 2011, 12:09 AM
Best and cheap usually don't go together. Have a look at Duracoat. They sell a one colour kit for $29.95.
July 9, 2011, 04:38 AM
For low cost, professional grade work see; www.Bearcoat.com or maybe www.Black-T.com .
Robar & Bob Cogan's custom shop are good too but the $$$ is bit higher.
July 9, 2011, 09:05 PM
+1 for AlumaHyde
July 11, 2011, 01:17 AM
Spray paint, even the stuff to touch up grills, will melt and make a big mess if you get the barrel too hot, like a semi auto. I learned the hard way. :mad:
July 11, 2011, 08:01 AM
I did this Colt Lightweight Commander in Duracoat Shake N Spray Combat Black and Combat Gray.
July 11, 2011, 02:56 PM
Black Semi gloss or satin VHT auto spray paint. It holds up to most cleaners.
July 24, 2011, 11:27 AM
I still wanna know what "Tactical Black" is?
July 24, 2011, 05:31 PM
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