Crye Precision MultiCam Multi-Environment Camo Coating for Tactical Small Arms

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by David Crane

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While we’re on the subject of camouflage coatings/paint we thought we would share the following digital photos with our readers. They’re pics of the (5.56x45mm/.223 Rem) Lewis Machine & Tool Monolithic Rail Platform/Quick-Change Barrel System Close Quarters Battle subcarbine (or, LMT MRP/QCBS CQB subcarbine) coated/finished with Crye Associates/Crye Precision MultiCam Multi-Environment Camouflage firearms finish/coating. DefenseReview took them at SHOT Show 2005.

The weapon in the pics is equipped/outfitted with an EOTech 551.A65/1 HOLOgraphic Weapons Sight (HWS)/HOLOgraphic Diffraction Sight (HDS), Lewis Machine & Tool (LMT) SOPMOD Buttstock (telescoping/retractable), and what appears to be a TangoDown Vertical BattleGrip (vertical foregrip). DefRev actually prefers the EOTech 552.A65/1 HWS/HDS, which accepts AA lithium, alkaline, or rechargeable batteries and has a longer battery life (1100 hours) than the previously-mentioned 551 model, which takes N alkaline batteries (200 hours).

Here they are:…

Crye Precision can be contacted by phone at 718-246-3838, by fax at 718-246-3833, and by email at Ask for Gregg Thompson. You can email Gregg directly, appropriately enough, at

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About David Crane

David Crane started publishing online in 2001. Since that time, governments, military organizations, Special Operators (i.e. professional trigger pullers), agencies, and civilian tactical shooters the world over have come to depend on Defense Review as the authoritative source of news and information on "the latest and greatest" in the field of military defense and tactical technology and hardware, including tactical firearms, ammunition, equipment, gear, and training.

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