Merica

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  1. Buttermilk

    Buttermilk Well-Known Member

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    Merica 2.jpg Merica 3.jpg

    Now, it's time to do some load development.
     
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  2. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    Captain 'Merica'. Now that is different
     
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  3. joseph singleton

    joseph singleton Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Nice looking rig,did you do the design yourself?
     
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  4. Buttermilk

    Buttermilk Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Rattle can paint, some tape and my time.
     
  5. cohunt

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    How do you get that "distressed" look?
     
  6. Buttermilk

    Buttermilk Well-Known Member

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    White Primer followed by flat white enamel base coat, the colors (colors were flat poppy seed red, flat oasis blue and flat black enamel) and distressed using Green scotchbrite pad. Distressing was only enough to remove some black (black paint phase was nearly enough black to color it all black) to allow the amount of color to show that I wanted. Followed up by a satin clear coat.

    Edited for clarification.

     
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  7. cohunt

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    Cool, so you use the scotch rite pad to scuff all the way through the color/primer coat to let the black stock show through?
     
  8. Buttermilk

    Buttermilk Well-Known Member

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    No. I should have been more clear. I will edit my above post to be more accurate.

    The last color was black. I only scuffed enough to eliminate some black and let the red and blue colors show without being too colorful.
     
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    Ah, makes sense now-- thanks 4 the info, I've always wondered how iiit's done looks nice, dont see too many custom paint jobs on smoke poles
     
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  10. ENCORE

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    Nice...………….
     
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  11. Poppadoer

    Poppadoer Well-Known Member

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    Patriotic,and classy.Proud to be an American.
     
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  12. Remmy700

    Remmy700 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Is that a Simmons scope?
     
  13. Buttermilk

    Buttermilk Well-Known Member

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    It is indeed. I broke an older Japanese made Simmons handgun scope. The above scope was sent as a replacement since they no longer make handgun scope.
     
  14. Remmy700

    Remmy700 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Nice I ain’t seen one of those in years! Brings back memories of my younger years hunting back home in SC!
     
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