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    I SPEAK DA THUGG!1! Quickdraw22's Avatar

    Gold Plated AR15?

    A good friend of mine has a flashtastic Colt HBAR AR15 that was gold plated - something about a Saddam Hussein Capture commemorative. It's absolutely gorgeous with the tan furniture and nice display box. Long story short, he wants to get rid of it.

    I've tried finding it on the internet, but can't find a thing on pimped out AR's.

    Has anyone ever run across one of these things?

    -Dave
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    Marksman captain-03's Avatar
    Picture?
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    I SPEAK DA THUGG!1! Quickdraw22's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by captain-03 View Post
    Picture?
    Let me see if I can find one...

    Quote Originally Posted by LACamper View Post
    Two hispanics jump out the truck. One of them looks at me- his eyes are wide and starts screaming 'fuego! fuego!'.
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    You make as much sense as a box full of $2 sandwich batteries.
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    Mosin Nagant (The uglier the better)

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    Banned
    I have no idea how your friend got that but I remember that seizure.I read the government took all of hussiens guns,,Here is the rest of those that were seized during his capture,,,,

    Last edited by Bobcat32; April 4th, 2011 at 07:16 PM.

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    Shooter
    The gold ones do not do it for me but that chrome underfolder is not too bad.

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    Mors De Contactus GatorCATM's Avatar
    I've seen some pictures of a gold plated Mp5SD and a Gold plated Dragnov. When I was over there I saw a chrome AK and a chrome Tariq. Saddam loved the Bling!

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    Roll Tide Roll whbonney26's Avatar
    I dont ever remember seeing a gold AR or M16 that they took from Saddam Hussein. Mostly Gold AKs and other stuff.

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    #1 Stevel Spell II fan 03protege's Avatar
    I would stunt a gold AK. Considered buying a chrome one from classic arms. It looks like a cool conversation piece.

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    Angry Wiener DuckYou's Avatar
    If he had gotten his hands on one, he would have gold plated it.
    I carry a gun because I want to die at a ripe old age in my bed, and not on a sidewalk somewhere tomorrow afternoon.

    I don't carry a gun because I'm paranoid. I carry a gun because there are real threats in the world.

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    I SPEAK DA THUGG!1! Quickdraw22's Avatar
    I went back over there this afternoon to FF it, and there was a plaque in the case that said it was made by some historical society.

    The serial # is 0008, so there obviously weren't many made.

    Here's a pic of the magwell, say "Iraqi War Tribute". LOTS of engraving on the upper/lower receiver.



    I've been needing a completely pointless rifle, so I may eventually buy it when I get around to making some money this summer.

    -Dave
    Last edited by Quickdraw22; August 22nd, 2011 at 06:11 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by LACamper View Post
    Two hispanics jump out the truck. One of them looks at me- his eyes are wide and starts screaming 'fuego! fuego!'.
    Quote Originally Posted by tunatuk View Post
    You make as much sense as a box full of $2 sandwich batteries.
    I survived the banhammer - 2011

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    Colt Python
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    Mosin Nagant (The uglier the better)

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    I SPEAK DA THUGG!1! Quickdraw22's Avatar
    Derp, I found out who it was made by.... the American Historical Foundation.

    I'm not even going to post a link to their website, as I don't know anyone in their right mind who would spend $4K on an engraved/plated rifle... Google them if you want some real sticker shock

    -Dave
    Quote Originally Posted by LACamper View Post
    Two hispanics jump out the truck. One of them looks at me- his eyes are wide and starts screaming 'fuego! fuego!'.
    Quote Originally Posted by tunatuk View Post
    You make as much sense as a box full of $2 sandwich batteries.
    I survived the banhammer - 2011

    WANT TO BUY:
    M1919 Parts Kit
    Colt Python
    Colt "Vest Pocket" 1908 .25ACP
    Ruger Vaquero and .44 Carbine
    High Standard Victor
    Mosin Nagant (The uglier the better)

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    Low Speed High Drag Leadfoot's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by 03protege View Post
    I would stunt a gold AK. Considered buying a chrome one from classic arms. It looks like a cool conversation piece.
    "They're ivory. Only a pimp from a cheap New Orleans whorehouse would carry a pearl-handled pistol." - General George Patton

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