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Old 12-27-2012, 06:38 PM
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Default my new m&p15-22 / stage 5, shes getting there

I got her last tuesday, i have already ordered enough options for her i could of got an ar-15 but really like this gun..
heres some pics of her out the box and what ive done to her so fare. ill post more next week after shes fully dressed.
i liked doing this fill paint so much i did it to my 45...
quick quetion... can i paint fill the 22 magazine?
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Of course you can.
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Lucky 29,

what did you use for your filling paint....actual paint....or ?????

Looks sharp.!!!!!!

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Welcome from Virginia, Congrats on your new 15-22, Most likely he used crayon or you can use paint stick

Adding color to a 15-22

Amazon.com: Lacquer-Stik Paintstick, White

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Looks good. The only thing needed yet is a suppressor for the front. Silencerco is my choice but they all look good.
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Default Tricks to applying the Lacquer Sticks? Cleanup? Messy?

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Welcome from Virginia, Congrats on your new 15-22, Most likely he used crayon or you can use paint stick

Adding color to a 15-22

Amazon.com: Lacquer-Stik Paintstick, White

I read in one of the linked threads where one of the moderators also suggested Lacquer Sticks. This looks to be a more “permanent” alterative versus using crayons.

My concern/question is how to apply a Lacquer Stick to such small letters/areas, but then do the clean-up to the surrounding surfaces without affecting the lettering.

I’d be so appreciative if you could share some tricks, tips, any things to be careful of when applying Lacquer Sticks to a polymer surface.

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I read in one of the linked threads where one of the moderators also suggested Lacquer Sticks. This looks to be a more “permanent” alterative versus using crayons.

My concern/question is how to apply a Lacquer Stick to such small letters/areas, but then do the clean-up to the surrounding surfaces without affecting the lettering.

I’d be so appreciative if you could share some tricks, tips, any things to be careful of when applying Lacquer Sticks to a polymer surface.

Best Regards, Mike


I did a little more research and discovered that this has been a very heavily discussed topic. I found a lot of reading material when I did the search.

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I read in one of the linked threads where one of the moderators also suggested Lacquer Sticks. This looks to be a more “permanent” alterative versus using crayons.

My concern/question is how to apply a Lacquer Stick to such small letters/areas, but then do the clean-up to the surrounding surfaces without affecting the lettering.

I’d be so appreciative if you could share some tricks, tips, any things to be careful of when applying Lacquer Sticks to a polymer surface.

Best Regards, Mike
Mike , Work it into the area, let it set for few. It works great and is more permanent IMO, just use some mineral oil and it cleans up real nice, you might do it a couple of times it depends on what you want, I know from experience. Steve

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Mike , Work it into the area, let it set for few. It works great and is more permanent IMO, just use some mineral oil and it cleans up real nice, you might do it a couple of times it depends on what you want, I know from experience. Steve
I'm kinda slow...sorry, gotta clarify one thing -- As far as clean-up, the mineral oil won't damage the polymer? I can work the clean-up carefully with Q-tips and such, but I would feel like such a complete failure if I melted a hole through the lower.

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I'm kinda slow...sorry, gotta clarify one thing -- As far as clean-up, the mineral oil won't damage the polymer? I can work the clean-up carefully with Q-tips and such, but I would feel like such a complete failure if I melted a hole through the lower.

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No damage, Mineral is the best thing , it is not a solvent just a natural oil, this is what the manufacturer recommends. I have used on my all my polymer guns and it works great , no problems. It will not harm your MP1522, I have used on mine. Not to worry, if your are still worried then use some crayons instead.
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No damage, Mineral is the best thing , it is not a solvent just a natural oil, this is what the manufacturer recommends. I have used on my all my polymer guns and it works great , no problems. It will not harm your MP1522, I have used on mine. Not to worry, if your are still worried then use some crayons instead.
Thanks for the info and the suggestions. Yes, my preference is for something that would be more permanent. So, OK. I'll give it a go and make a trip to the local Crafts store for Lacquer Sticks, white and red, and swing by Home Depot for a small container of mineral oil. Sounds like a fun way to spend New Year's Day!

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actually i used model paints, a flat white, a gun grey, and a rust color....

some goodies came today... heres the next step 4 her.....
about 6 more packages and shell be ready...lol
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I have that same bipod. UTG low profile?..I hate it lol. Doesn't like 25round magazines. Wish the legs would extend a bit more.
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ya, very disappointed with the legs, but i bought a 1 inch extender for my scope i didnt need and that 1 inch added to the bipod made all the diff with the 25 round mag. looks sharp aswell... but ya i think it was made very well, and is quit to setup but wish i would of paid more attention to the height!
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Thanks for the info and the suggestions. Yes, my preference is for something that would be more permanent. So, OK. I'll give it a go and make a trip to the local Crafts store for Lacquer Sticks, white and red, and swing by Home Depot for a small container of mineral oil. Sounds like a fun way to spend New Year's Day!

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Make sure you get Mineral Oil, NOT Mineral Spirits...big difference. LOL. You should be able to get the Mineral Oil at Walgreens or somewhere like that.

Best of luck and post pictures when you're finished.
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Best of luck and post pictures when you're finished.
...ones that aren't blurry.
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Make sure you get Mineral Oil, NOT Mineral Spirits...big difference. LOL. You should be able to get the Mineral Oil at Walgreens or somewhere like that.

Best of luck and post pictures when you're finished.
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...ones that aren't blurry.

lol, had 2 use my phone, spent 2 much on the gun for a digital camera...lol
j/k ill retake with camera and repost
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stage 4....lol
hope im not killing u guys, i just really like this gun...
and its not my first, or my 1 and only.. i just really like her...
i bought this grip from ati... feels great!!

also heres a shot of my 45 with the fillpaint
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ok, the more i looked at it i didnt like it..
the dessert tan was an odd looking color and to boot, i tried 3 stores to match it and couldnt.
So i started with a camo, never done camo before but it looked good. but as i went i ended up with 1 solid color, so i made my stock goodies camo.. with this gun they slid on and off so easy, why not..
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1 more shot...
now just need my scope and a couple more things and shes ready to go
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Kind of hard to tell but it looks like front sight is back wards. Other than that looks good.


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Kind of hard to tell but it looks like front sight is back wards. Other than that looks good.


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It shoots the same, no matter which way the sight faces.
But don't you know, that missing inch of sight radius will affect the groupings by the foot at 50 yds!

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But don't you know, that missing inch of sight radius will affect the groupings by the foot at 50 yds!
I was probably too easy to hit with it turned the right way. Always looking for a challenge!
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i was going to sight it in facing back, i just like the look better, but with my new scope on the way i just ordered flip down sights...

is it just me or in the pics the bipod looks blue not black??

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i was going to sight it in facing back, i just like the look better, but with my new scope on the way i just ordered flip down sights...

is it just me or in the pics the bipod looks blue not black??
Looks blue to me.
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Looks blue to me.
ya me 2... wasnt going to paint it but looks like i will be now...
the thing looks black as night... weird but now that i think about it, its glossy and i did the gun in flat and even the clear coats matt so...
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