1st camo paintjob

Discussion in 'Gun Photos' started by BigDaddyKane, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. BigDaddyKane

    BigDaddyKane Well-Known Member

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    Okay this was my first real camo paintjob I did on my rifle. Verdict???

    Just because I know I'll be asked... it's a Savage 111, 300WM, Choate Ultimate Sniper stock (personally customized in order to add adjustable cheekpiece), 30" McGowen bull barrel, Millett LRS-1, Harris Bipod. Last pic is 5 shot grouping @ 300 yds... one flier threw off my grouping. But I'll still take it :)
     

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  2. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    I like the paintjob but I thought firearms aeren't allowed in Chicago per Rahm Emanuel.....
     

  3. BigDaddyKane

    BigDaddyKane Well-Known Member

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    Thankfully I'm in the northern suburbs, but when you say Lindenhurst, people go "huh?" so it's easier to say Chicago.

    I wanted to play it safe so I taped over the turrets and seams on the scope, maybe one day I'll blast the whole thing. So far I'm pleased tho. Might try a winter scheme in a few months.
     
  4. T3-OleMan

    T3-OleMan Well-Known Member

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    Sweet.
     
  5. Capt Academy

    Capt Academy Well-Known Member

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    Great job!!!
     
  6. royinidaho

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    I like it.
     
  7. BigDaddyKane

    BigDaddyKane Well-Known Member

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    Awesome thanks for the props so far! It turned out pretty good I think. It blends in the tall grass really well... I'll have to get a few pics of that up soon.

    Keep the feedback coming!
     
  8. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    I've considered a camo paint job on my beater before.......:D
     
  9. BigDaddyKane

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    I'll gladly take a "beater" rifle that shoots 1.5" groups at 300yds. :)
     
  10. jsthntn247

    jsthntn247 Well-Known Member

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    What was the load you shot at 300?
     
  11. Hunter2678

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    Came out great, perfect pattern...very nice job on the first try.
     
  12. BigDaddyKane

    BigDaddyKane Well-Known Member

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    Haven't gotten into handloading yet... but that grouping was with HSM Trophy Gold loaded with 220gr Berger VLDs.
     
  13. grunterhunter270

    grunterhunter270 New Member

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    Great job mate:)) way better than I could ever do.i have a weatherby TRR 338/378 wby mag & could only get it in black at the time & would love to see it looking like yours. O well it still knocks down buffalo's in AUSTRALIA very well.keep up the good work :))
     
  14. BigDaddyKane

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    Thanks for the props... nice to know I'm getting international review haha. To be honest it was quite easy.. including taping it off I completed the whole thing on my hour lunch break. You could easily do it on your Weatherby. If you want I can PM or post some more pics of the process