Hi Al, I think you have nailed it. The decal looks to be placed on top of already existing rust. Leon.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway
I agree. It's not happening.
Thanks again guys.
.............. and it WAS a nice M16 .......... bah!
" When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "