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so cops know its not a real gun.

and dont shoot you

However, it should be noted that, with the availability of multi-coloured finished for firearms such as Duracoat, Cerakote, and Gun-Kote, the presence of orange on a firearm will no longer mean that it is automatically treated like it isn't a real firearm, and law enforcement officers will err on the side of caution when they see one, and presume it to be an actual firearm until they themselves verify otherwise.

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Q: Why do airsoft guns have an orange tip?
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