Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Equipment Discussions


Reply

Prepping and painting a stock

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-01-2013, 09:54 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: colorado
Posts: 903
Prepping and painting a stock

Ive got a Factory rifle stock that needs to be painted. My question is mainly about prepping the stock, the stock has a real glossy finish.. what's the best way to get this paint off? I figure my options are sanding or paint thinner? What do you guys do? I know some just leave the paint on and paint over but im concerned the glossy paint wont let the new paint stick too well... Thanks for you help
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-04-2013, 11:54 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: DFW, TX
Posts: 28
Re: Prepping and painting a stock

It depends somewhat on the paint. Some respond better to certain strippers than others, so you may need to try a couple different products to find the most effective one. I've used DuraCoat on rifle stocks and found CitriStrip a pretty good stripper for it. Acetone works well too, but I don't want to pour the used contents down the drain. Whatever you find works best for the paint on your stock, you'll still need a small brush to scrub the corners and hard to reach places.
__________________
M1AShooter
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC