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What's the best way to paint a Rem 700 stock?

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Unread 03-13-2006, 02:30 PM
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What\'s the best way to paint a Rem 700 stock?

I have a Remington 700 VSF in .308 and I love it. Only problem is I don't like the tan stock. I would like to paint the stock black. I don't need anything fancy, just plain flat/matte black. Should I just use a $3 can of Krylon, or should I get an airbrush kit? Are there any products out there specifically made for that kind of thing? I'm not really interested in trading or selling the stock to get a different one and I don't really want to pay $100 to get it "dipped" professionally. Any ideas? Thanks.
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    Unread 03-13-2006, 10:19 PM
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    Re: What\'s the best way to paint a Rem 700 stock?

    i have used krylon with good results i just got done doing 2 of them (one in tan lol)they turned out great just dont let any cleaning solution set on it very long they will look fine
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    Unread 03-14-2006, 08:14 AM
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    Re: What\'s the best way to paint a Rem 700 stock?

    Goolgle on Brownells, Sinclair and Midway then search within them for stock paint.

    There are a lot of choices.

    I wouldn't go the airbrush route as you will be in over your $100.00 limit before you start + the time to learn to use the airbursh.

    Having said that, I use an airbrush as I like different patterns etc than come from factory/commercial houses.
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