Which colors should I use for my new hunting rifle?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Len Backus, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    This will be fun. On this site you can play around with Cerakote color combos.

    NIC Industries - Virtual Gun Coater

    Which 2 or 3 combos do you think I should consider for my new HUNTING RIFLE? Ignore the 2 camo versions, please.

    In the "virtual guncoater" you must choose a color for the slide and one for the frame. Mine will be a rifle, of course, so we really mean the barrel and the stock. Since I often re-sell my rifles, suggest combos that will have a broad appeal...nice looking but nothing too wild.

    • Barreled Action Color:
    • Stock Color:
     
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  2. MagMan

    MagMan Well-Known Member

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    I'm strangely attracted to Flat Dark Earth (stock) & Coyote Tan (Metal).

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    Nut Brown (Stock) & Armor Black (Metal)
     

  3. Ernie

    Ernie SPONSOR

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    Possible color combo:
    Stock - Sniper grey
    barreled action - Titanium
     
  4. Mysticplayer

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    barrel/action Armour Black or Sniper Grey
    Stock OD Green

    Pretty safe colours.

    Jerry
     
  5. Coyboy

    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    Len I like Titanium on the metal and either Mil spec green or Flat dark earth on the stock.
     
  6. Joel Russo

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    I'm with Coyboy.
     
  7. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    From a partially color blind guy, how would you describe flat dark earth?
     
  8. jcoop

    jcoop Well-Known Member

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    I have used the sniper gray on 3 or 4 guns now and they have turned out great. I have been thinking of using it in combination with the titanium. I think it would be a good combo.
    I love the Cerakote
    Oh yea has anyone used the non bake version they make? I have only used the bake on stuff and have been reluctant to use the non bake because the other works so well. Sorry to hijack with a question.
     
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  9. jmason

    jmason Well-Known Member

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    Barrel: FOLIAGE GREEN H-263

    Stock: FOREST GREEN H-248
     
  10. MT4XFore

    MT4XFore Well-Known Member

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    Len,

    The best comparison I can give you is it's like OD green with a brown overtone.
    Or vice versa. It's a very matte combo of green and brown. Hard to pick either one as being dominent.

    Jim
     
  11. slg888

    slg888 Well-Known Member

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    amber and violet
     
  12. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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  13. Len Backus

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    Any more suggestions? I plan to run a Poll on this when we get enough preliminary ideas to choose from.
     
  14. slg888

    slg888 Well-Known Member

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    seriously, I like black,od,and titanium colors the best.