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#5915900 - 09/06/15 08:44 PM Spray painting your gun?
Deep Sea Offline
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Registered: 09/24/14
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Loc: Bastrop, Texas
Looking for suggestions, I have a stainless and synthetic bolt action that I want to paint. I know if I use spray paint it can/will scratch off, but repairing said scratches would be easy enough. Any other ideas or problems with this?
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#5915908 - 09/06/15 08:48 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
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Registered: 08/27/09
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I've painted an AR and a bolt gun using Krylon.



This was just the fiberglass stock, don't have pics of the AR but I painted the plastic and metal. I think it was Krylon Fusion paint
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#5915939 - 09/06/15 09:00 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Was a Butler Creek Stock, and I refinished it using stone texture spray paint and an enamel clear coat.





Edited by Colt W. Knight (09/06/15 09:01 PM)

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#5915964 - 09/06/15 09:19 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
Happy Birthday d.g.ruff Offline
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Registered: 08/11/06
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I did a Benelli Nova. It looks ok. You could dang sure loose it in the tall grass. And like was mentioned, putting a coat or three of clear on afterwards, sure helps.
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#5915973 - 09/06/15 09:23 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
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Krylon works well. Biggest issue with spray painting is to get the oil off all the surfaces you want covered.
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#5916970 - 09/07/15 04:25 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
Capt Craig Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 341
Loc: Corsicana, Texas
Why mess with it, animals don't care what color it is..
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#5916992 - 09/07/15 04:40 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
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Appearance is not for the hunted it's for personal pride.
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#5917171 - 09/07/15 06:30 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
GasGuzzler Offline
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Registered: 12/15/13
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Loc: Cooke County, Texas
Two good reasons to never get near a firearm with a paint can.
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#5917182 - 09/07/15 06:36 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Colt W. Knight]
TCB Offline
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Originally Posted By: Colt W. Knight
Was a Butler Creek Stock, and I refinished it using stone texture spray paint and an enamel clear coat.





I did the same on my Savage and it turned out good.
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#5918291 - 09/08/15 11:56 AM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
Chunky Dunk Offline
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Registered: 05/28/15
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Loc: Rockport
Painted many weapons with Krylon. Works great, and if you need to touch it up, no problem. Preparation is everything.
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#5920306 - 09/09/15 01:39 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
furdown Offline
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Registered: 09/30/08
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Loc: brock, texas
heres a few I've done. when it scratches off either just leave it alone or take a qtip and touch it up





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#5920602 - 09/09/15 04:26 PM Re: Spray painting your gun? [Re: Deep Sea]
Capt Craig Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 341
Loc: Corsicana, Texas
Pride is the accuracy of the shooter, not the color of the gun.
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