close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Photography > Gun Photos

Reply

Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #8  
Unread 12-28-2012, 12:20 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SOCIALIST CONTROLLED TERRITORY OF NEW YORK
Posts: 4,400
Re: Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot

Some kind of desert cammo huh. I think I am going to try and do a gap pattern like my manners.
__________________
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf"
If you want to shoot Bergers start here!
http://www.longrangehunting.com/arti...accuracy-1.php
Reply With Quote
  •   #9  
    Unread 12-28-2012, 05:10 PM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: May 2009
    Posts: 746
    Re: Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ICANHITHIMMAN View Post
    Hay thanks for the reply. On the Stock paint I suppose I was asking what color you think is best. I have a few refinishing jobs under my belt now, two 1911 pistols, 3 shotguns, and my Howa. I have experimented with oven curing and air-dry finishes.

    To get the action out of the stock require's fineness. I took apart my rifles from the builders here and examined their work, then watched and read everything I could find. Im pleased with it and your, your own worst critic.
    I agree we are hard on ourselves . I started doing most of my own work because I got tired of dealing with gunsmiths and being charged a fortune to do some quite ordinary work . Sometimes I would look at the work they did and be disappointed for the money .
    I have only finished wood stocks before painting is new to me.
    Howa is a good rifle I have one , a 1 of 500 celebration rifle in 223 , model is " Australian Mountaineer" You will not have heard of it in the USA it is basically a Howa 1500 with a select quality barrel .
    The history behind Howa rifles from Japan is that the original Howa's were designed in Australia by Commercial Marketing Company CMC . They were called the CMC Mountaineer . My rifle is a commemorative model of that history .
    That is the best I can remember.
    I work from my mind , I study a problem and develop possible fix's in my head and I mull them over and over in my head for a while , even in my sleep I can plan things and then select the most logical and common sense approach . Made a few mistakes but in general I end up with pretty much what the pros do anyway .
    Actually I can go to sleep thinking about a problem and wake up with the answer.
    Don't ask me how it works I have no idea.
    Reply With Quote

      #10  
    Unread 12-30-2012, 02:01 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2008
    Location: Falls Church, VA
    Posts: 3,474
    Re: Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ICANHITHIMMAN View Post
    Some kind of desert cammo huh. I think I am going to try and do a gap pattern like my manners.
    If you already have a rifle in gap camo, I would recommend you do the same with this rifle. My personal preference makes my rifles 'family-up' so they look pretty much the same and moving from one rifle to another is merely a change in horsepower.

    Post some pics of your other rifle in gap.
    __________________
    I'm not gonna shoot here. I'm gonna shoot waaaaaaaay over there!
    Reply With Quote
      #11  
    Unread 12-30-2012, 06:27 PM
    Bronze Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2011
    Posts: 91
    Re: Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot

    looks good.......range report?????
    Reply With Quote
      #12  
    Unread 12-30-2012, 08:06 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2008
    Location: SOCIALIST CONTROLLED TERRITORY OF NEW YORK
    Posts: 4,400
    Re: Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot







    __________________
    "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf"
    If you want to shoot Bergers start here!
    http://www.longrangehunting.com/arti...accuracy-1.php
    Reply With Quote
      #13  
    Unread 12-30-2012, 08:25 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2008
    Location: Falls Church, VA
    Posts: 3,474
    Re: Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot

    Those are some good lookin' shootin' sticks. So how about gap camo on your new rifle but in a different color palette. Of these two, I would opt for the light tan/light green/light gray.
    Attached Thumbnails - Click to View Larger
    Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot-p6020010.jpg   Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot-gapcamo.jpg  

    __________________
    I'm not gonna shoot here. I'm gonna shoot waaaaaaaay over there!
    Reply With Quote
      #14  
    Unread 12-31-2012, 11:12 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2008
    Location: SOCIALIST CONTROLLED TERRITORY OF NEW YORK
    Posts: 4,400
    Re: Finally, Finally I have it ready to shoot

    Ya I want to do the top one. Thinking paint brown, tape it, paint green tape it, paint tan. What do you think? Does that sound correct?
    __________________
    "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf"
    If you want to shoot Bergers start here!
    http://www.longrangehunting.com/arti...accuracy-1.php
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes



    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:25 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC