Which color scheme would you choose?

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  • rlesieur

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    Hi.....

    Doing a new AR build. Originally, I was simply going to go with flat dark earth. Then I thought, mebbe something more exotic, like digital camo. If you could had a choice for the entire rifle, with matched grip and buttstock, would it be? I'm in central Texas, so I'm inclined to go with ACU. I see MARPAT D as more of a W Texas scheme and MARPAT W as an E Texas scheme.

    Straight FDE

    Example - FDE.jpg
    MARPAT D
    Example - MARPAT - D copy.jpg
    MARPAT W
    Example - MARPAT - W copy.jpg

    ACU
    Example - ACU copy.jpg
    Thanks for your input!
     

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    London

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    Straight FDE. I was never a fan of any Marpat bullshit, and if the colors aren't at least 6" wide each they're just going to blend together at a distance anyway. That's a lot of work for what is essentially just going to be one color anyway.
     

    BG1960

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    since I live in EastTexas, Marpat W. Not a fan of FDE since I don't live anywhere near desert. Might as well paint it white. I do question the way it's shown in that image, seems like the pattern should be 2 or 3 times larger.
     

    Vaquero

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    Depends on what yer gonna be wearing. No sense in hiding the rifle if you stick out like a sore thumb.
     

    Younggun

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    If your serious, you would be adding something from the surrounding terrain to brake up the pattern and make it blend in anyways.

    Black bends in to shadows better and is less obvious if it doesn't quite match.

    Other colors seem to be very terrain specific.
     

    rlesieur

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    Oops

    since I live in EastTexas, Marpat W. Not a fan of FDE since I don't live anywhere near desert. Might as well paint it white. I do question the way it's shown in that image, seems like the pattern should be 2 or 3 times larger.

    That's because my photoshop skills suck
     
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