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#5508373 - 12/30/14 10:14 AM Post you custom paint jobs
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Registered: 11/28/07
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I was wondering if any of yall would like to post some of you Cerakote or other paint jobs on you guns? I am in the process of my first build and have been looking at some options.

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#5509019 - 12/30/14 04:12 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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Paint on both these guns was done by Dusold Designs in Lewisville. I can dig up his contact info if you want or google him, great guy and not bad turnaround. He specializes in autos and motorcycles customs







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#5509175 - 12/30/14 05:30 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
505ed Offline
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Not too fancy...nice pebble finish




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#5509440 - 12/30/14 07:02 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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I got one of those too, Ed.




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#5509442 - 12/30/14 07:03 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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I like the pebble finish, that has a business-like look about it.
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#5509483 - 12/30/14 07:17 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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What did y'all use for the pebble finish? I was looking for something like that for my last rattle can job.

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#5509489 - 12/30/14 07:19 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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I used some stone texture rattle cans by Rustoleum. I bought it on a clearance rack at Ace hardware.

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#5509734 - 12/30/14 09:19 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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Do you prep the stock in any way? Do you apply a varnish to seal it in?

I've got a new Creedmoor Savage that needs some dressing up.
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#5509868 - 12/30/14 10:44 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: TCB]
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Originally Posted By: TCB
Do you prep the stock in any way? Do you apply a varnish to seal it in?

I've got a new Creedmoor Savage that needs some dressing up.


I have done a couple of "webbed" stocks, it's pretty easy. The fleckstone should work the same.

Start by sanding the stock with some medium grit paper. This is a good chance to knock off the "ridge seams" on the spine. After sanding wipe down with acetone, MEK, or even rubbing alcohol to get rid of oils. If they have the fleckstone in the "adheres to plastic" version get that. I usually do 4 or 5 coats of the paint. When it looks like you want it to spray with 5n or 6 coats of matte clear (available at Lowes or Home Depot) It is actually a very durable finish


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#5509886 - 12/30/14 10:55 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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I am assuming since you have picked your stock you are wanting barrels action colors correct?
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#5510150 - 12/31/14 08:08 AM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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Yeah Derrick that is more what I was looking for. But I like looking at them all smile

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#5510619 - 12/31/14 12:15 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: Stoney]
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Originally Posted By: Stoney
Originally Posted By: TCB
Do you prep the stock in any way? Do you apply a varnish to seal it in?

I've got a new Creedmoor Savage that needs some dressing up.


I have done a couple of "webbed" stocks, it's pretty easy. The fleckstone should work the same.

Start by sanding the stock with some medium grit paper. This is a good chance to knock off the "ridge seams" on the spine. After sanding wipe down with acetone, MEK, or even rubbing alcohol to get rid of oils. If they have the fleckstone in the "adheres to plastic" version get that. I usually do 4 or 5 coats of the paint. When it looks like you want it to spray with 5n or 6 coats of matte clear (available at Lowes or Home Depot) It is actually a very durable finish


Originally Posted By: Stoney
Originally Posted By: TCB
Do you prep the stock in any way? Do you apply a varnish to seal it in?

I've got a new Creedmoor Savage that needs some dressing up.


I have done a couple of "webbed" stocks, it's pretty easy. The fleckstone should work the same.

Start by sanding the stock with some medium grit paper. This is a good chance to knock off the "ridge seams" on the spine. After sanding wipe down with acetone, MEK, or even rubbing alcohol to get rid of oils. If they have the fleckstone in the "adheres to plastic" version get that. I usually do 4 or 5 coats of the paint. When it looks like you want it to spray with 5n or 6 coats of matte clear (available at Lowes or Home Depot) It is actually a very durable finish



Pretty much...right on the money...

Ed

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#5510781 - 12/31/14 01:37 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: Stoney]
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Originally Posted By: Stoney
Originally Posted By: TCB
Do you prep the stock in any way? Do you apply a varnish to seal it in?

I've got a new Creedmoor Savage that needs some dressing up.


I have done a couple of "webbed" stocks, it's pretty easy. The fleckstone should work the same.

Start by sanding the stock with some medium grit paper. This is a good chance to knock off the "ridge seams" on the spine. After sanding wipe down with acetone, MEK, or even rubbing alcohol to get rid of oils. If they have the fleckstone in the "adheres to plastic" version get that. I usually do 4 or 5 coats of the paint. When it looks like you want it to spray with 5n or 6 coats of matte clear (available at Lowes or Home Depot) It is actually a very durable finish




Yup, just to add a word of caution. You want to apply thin coats. Its better to spray 5 thin coats than 2 heavy coats. Thick coats never dry right, and are prone to chipping and delaminating.

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#5510965 - 12/31/14 02:57 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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Made this stock from a blank of Pakkawood then gave it the automotive treatment. Clearcoated, sanded and polished to a glass like finish. My other hobby is restoring Corvettes, so refinishing this seemed to fit right in.






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#5511142 - 12/31/14 04:41 PM Re: Post you custom paint jobs [Re: slayer12]
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beautiful work Rembrandt
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