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    Hey guys, got my 2nd quad rail today and it looks more tan than black. Packaging says black but...... is there this bit a variance in colors on these things? Bottom is the new one btw. It’s not tan looking closer, it’s more gray.
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    Of course it says black. My best bet is probably gonna be to blast it and use their spray / bake black stuff. Of course I’ve been debating painting one anyway so who knows?
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    Ral color, mislabeled?

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    I talked to brownells a couple mins ago. Said the only color they have is black.

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    Sure appears RAL 8000 to me!!!
    This is why that I do not buy from Brownell's.

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    I’m fairly certain they used to have FDE ones. That tan looking one is what the FDE look like. The RAL8000 were way more baby poo than the FDE. I would imagine one got mislabeled either by Brownells or by a third party when Brownells acquired them.

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    Looks just like the Ral8000 A5 quad rail I used to own 2 years ago.
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    I have the same rail. Got it from GGW. Looks just like yours, very dark. Ordered mine as a RAL8K rail though. Added link if you want to see it. https://beta.photobucket.com/u/rapur...0-4fdc376a6fbb
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    Yea that looks about the same. I guess I’ll be blasting it. I was wondering if maybe there was a batch out there

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    @BradZ

    Want to trade the RAL handguard for a black one?
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