Painted or camo stock pics?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Duff, Jul 7, 2005.

  1. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member

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    I'm gonna try my hand at painting a stock. Any tips or pics you could share to make my first attempt more fool proof (or just give me some ideas /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif) would be appreciated. thanks-Duff
     
  2. Homer

    Homer Member

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    I am doing the same thing on a Howa SS Syn Stock 22-250. Got a base coat of Krylon on it now. Would also be interested in what the forum says.
     

  3. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    Here is HS precisions "prairie grass"

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    John Noveske's "Southwest Oregon"

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    Lex Webernick's "brown camo." This is the stock I'm sending to Kirby Allen for my new .270 Allen Mag.

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    "Sand" by HS Precision and "3 shaded of brown grass" by MG Arms

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    Here is a sight that might give you some other ideas. You can look all through their gallery and see what other folks have.

    MG arms
     
  4. ss7mm

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    Duff:

    If it’s a job that you’re going to do yourself, you can get a lot of ideas over on "Snipers Hide" .

    If you want to see a lot of different blends and patterns from McMillan, go to "24 Hour Campfire" and search for “swirley” , "mcswirley", or variations of same.

    Derek’s pics and site reference show a lot of combo and possibilities also.

    I’ve got a combo pattern coming on a McMillan that hopefully will be here soon.
     
  5. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member

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    thanks guys-awsome pictures! That definately gives me some ideas /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
  6. curtis

    curtis Well-Known Member

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    Duff and Homer,

    I sent you two an e-mail with the pictures of the gun that I painted. I think it turned out real well for my first paint job. I am proud of it.
     
  7. Chester Evans

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  8. Savageman69

    Savageman69 Well-Known Member

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    if you paint your stock grab some cheap clearcoat not high gloss just regular or satin clear if you can find it. hobby stores have satin clear i dont think youll find it anywhere else. Spraypaint isnt weather/oil resistant especially on blued metal to get a good bite youd have to sand/scuff up the surface and just thinking about doing that makes me cringe. so what i did with fantastic results on my bipod was paint my desired cammo pattern on it and then took cheap valspar (junk paint but perfect for this use) and dusted my bipod with it holding the can about a foot and a half away from my target, doing this will give you a chip/oil/water resistant finish without being shiny if you do this i promise youll love the results i used testors model paint on my bipod, probably the absolute worst choice i could have made, but with the light dusting of clear oil and in one disater bore cleaner just wiped off without taking paint with it so a succsess. heres my gun its hard to see the paint but thats the point of my rifle rag i made [​IMG]