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Ok I'm a little mad, need some advice.

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Now if I’m over reacting just let me know.

I sent Mossberg Service this email…

To Whom It May Concern:

I purchased a Mossberg 500 JIC Cruiser a few months ago I was drawn to
it due to the great packaging and was sold on it due to its uniqueness
and functionality. I love it; it's one of my favorite pieces in my
firearm collection.

But I have really started to notice that the OD green paint is very
thin on the waterproof synthetic carrying-tube and is flaking off at
the lightest touch. I attached two pictures that show how thin the
paint is and that it's almost yellow in some places due to the white
PVC showing underneath.

Now I don't know if I got mine at the beginning of the production run
or just got a bad one. Do you have replacement tubes for sale? I'd
just repaint the one I have…but I don't want to ruin the uniqueness of
this piece by spray painting it.


…I got this reply ….

On 5/31/07, Service <[email protected]> wrote:
> Thank you for your e-mail. Sorry to say that at them moment we do not
> have the just in case tube for sale. Should you have any questions
> please feel free to contact us directly at 1-800-363-3555, ext 541 or
> via e-mail: [email protected]
> Thanks
> Roger Montalvo
> Product Service Rep

Ok so I call them to see if I can out of my own pocket pay to send my tube back to them to be repainted and stenciled by them with their paint and sentinels to not ruin the uniqueness of
this piece by spray painting it. They say “NO”, I’m screwed.

I love this thing and think it really is one of the coolest pieces I have in my collection….sorry I’m a dork and the packaging got me.

Now I’m p!ssed what should I do…just re-paint it myself? I don't want to jack it up...and Collector in me really would like to keep it "stock".

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Damn, I was looking for one of those tubes to buy from Mossberg or on Ebay but have never found one.

I would say go to a local craft store.. as long as you dont get seen going in there get some stencils and paint away. I know how you feel that the finish it came with will not work but if they cant fix what else is there to do?
From what im guessing they use that normal military paint at all army navy stores, it does not work on plastic at all.
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