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Starting my coyote rig! Duracoat Update!!

 
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:43 PM
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Starting my coyote rig! Duracoat Update!!

I bought a stevens 200 in 22-250 for a truck rifle for $200.00 thinking it could bang around in the truck. Well it shot so well I decided to make it my full time coyote rifle. After reading about Duracoat and hating the look of the stevens rifle I decided to paint it. Well this is a work in progress and the duracoat will be here tomorrow so I decided to try texturing the stock with JB Weld. When I tried to texture the JB it just smoothed right back out. So after an initial panic (5 min jb weld) I remembered I had some black magic sand blasting sand. Needless to say I like the results better than what I was trying to do. I coated the JB in sand and let it dry and this is what I have to show for it.


I am going to paint the entire rifle including the Burris scope. I will update as I go

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Old 10-03-2007, 11:12 PM
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that was a pretty good idea with the sand.
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Very innovative! Some times we do our best thinkin' during those moments of panic,

It's ok to panic just so you don't loose your grip. Couldn't resist.l
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Old 10-04-2007, 06:05 PM
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thanks alot! I'm sure that was no pun intended huh...
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Old 10-09-2007, 06:35 PM
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The texture looks great! I bet that will work great.

I've been toying with the idea of spraying some Dura Coat. I'm anxious to see how it works out for you.

Thanks!

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Old 10-21-2007, 12:43 PM
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here's the updat after the duracoat!! I am very happy with it. Just be sure you sand blast the stock ALOT!! I had the first layer peel off beause it wasn't rough enough. My texture is perfect and seems very durable. Now I am going to sight it in and fine tune my sierra gameking load!!!


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Old 10-21-2007, 02:29 PM
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Just wanted to tell everyone the colors I used

desert beige
tigerstripe brown
matte black
flat clear with the fattening agent added

the overall finish is very flat and there is absolutly no glare in the sun!!! I strongly reccomend the flat clear with the flattening agent added to it for your final coat.
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