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#6937790 - 10/29/17 11:24 AM Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns?
DryFire Offline
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Trying to figure out if it's worth trying. Any recommendations on which brands worked or didn't if you have tried them?
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#6937844 - 10/29/17 12:20 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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What's your goal? Camo or protect pretty wood?

I used the old "zip on" kind. They are goofy looking and change the fit of the gun but they are camo and protected wood finish. I really don't thing they are worth it UNLESS you are still hunting, stalking or walking. A shiny stock or barrel, even stainless steel will stand out AND reflect the sun for miles.

Used the tape that stuck to itself

now hunting from a blind, I use nothing
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#6937852 - 10/29/17 12:35 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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Goal is to save the extra $100 they charge for synthetic camo over a black synthetic shotgun. I've seen wraps for $30 or so. Just like the camo look better, would be useful for waterfowl/turkey and would save me a decent amount
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#6938055 - 10/29/17 04:06 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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Black is a natural color. Save your money and hunt.
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#6938175 - 10/29/17 05:39 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: Sneaky]
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Originally Posted By: Sneaky
Black is a natural color. Save your money and hunt.


Only on skunks.

Black is one of the worst colors for camo.

Two days ago I ordered a new zip up, light weight Carhartt jacket. Choices were the typical tan, Navy, or black. While black would be great, as dirty as I get them working, it's terrible to hide from the coyotes I'm always watching out for. Went with the usual tan.
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#6938199 - 10/29/17 06:00 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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makes me wonder how hunters put food on the table without all the camo foolderaw


Edited by colt45 (10/29/17 06:01 PM)
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#6938211 - 10/29/17 06:13 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: colt45]
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#6938246 - 10/29/17 06:50 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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Better hunting skills?
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#6938248 - 10/29/17 06:52 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
DryFire Offline
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Again... I like the camo... that doesn't mean I have to have it, which is why I'm trying to figure out ways to save money and stay camouflaged at the same time..
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#6938249 - 10/29/17 06:52 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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Does that make me a bad Hunter? Haha
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#6938254 - 10/29/17 06:57 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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Lol no. Just adding another factor in play during the old days and giving the old time hunters their due.

What are you hunting mostly?

Edit: I see now.


Edited by Nogalus Prairie (10/29/17 07:10 PM)
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#6938400 - 10/29/17 08:01 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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Originally Posted By: DryFire
Goal is to save the extra $100 they charge for synthetic camo over a black synthetic shotgun. I've seen wraps for $30 or so. Just like the camo look better, would be useful for waterfowl/turkey and would save me a decent amount


Just rattle can it.
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#6938414 - 10/29/17 08:08 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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Just found this on Amazon. Claims it won’t hurt gun/removable.
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#6938425 - 10/29/17 08:13 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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I vinyl wrapped my synthetic VersaMax. Looks good and shoots better. smile
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#6938517 - 10/29/17 08:52 PM Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire]
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I’m sure countless animal lives have been saved because of black guns.
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