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Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? #6937790
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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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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6937844
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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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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6937852
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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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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938055
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Black is a natural color. Save your money and hunt.


Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: Sneaky] #6938175
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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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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938199
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makes me wonder how hunters put food on the table without all the camo foolderaw

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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: colt45] #6938211
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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938246
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Better hunting skills?


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I learned long ago you can't reason someone out of something they don't reason themselves into.


Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938248
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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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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938249
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Does that make me a bad Hunter? Haha


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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938254
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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.

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Originally Posted By: Russ79
I learned long ago you can't reason someone out of something they don't reason themselves into.


Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938400
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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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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938414
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Just found this on Amazon. Claims it wonít hurt gun/removable.


Originally Posted By: Russ79
I learned long ago you can't reason someone out of something they don't reason themselves into.


Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938425
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I vinyl wrapped my synthetic VersaMax. Looks good and shoots better. smile


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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: DryFire] #6938517
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Iím sure countless animal lives have been saved because of black guns.


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I killed these two yesterday sitting on the 4 wheeler with a Marlin 336 in .35 Rem. Open sights, no camo, 150 yards, one was running like a scalded dog (well, coyote). I would say itís a miracle - except it happens all the time. I guess east TX coyotes havenít ďevolvedĒ and are still stupid like the old-timey ones used to be. smile




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Re: Anybody used wraps or skins on your guns? [Re: Sneaky] #6938566
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Ironic a guy's handle is Sneaky, and doesn't want to operate in a sneaky way.



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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Ironic a guy's handle is Sneaky, and doesn't want to operate in a sneaky way.


Potting an animal at 500+ yards using every technological rifle/optics advance known to man ainít very ďsneakyĒ. In fact, itís quite the opposite.


Originally Posted By: Russ79
I learned long ago you can't reason someone out of something they don't reason themselves into.


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I have two with a "wrap."
One is the bandage type as shown above, it is on a rifle used for coyotes.
Second is a stainless Remington with a mirror polish on the metal. It has a sleeve made from a knit cloth similar to a T-shirt.

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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Ironic a guy's handle is Sneaky, and doesn't want to operate in a sneaky way.


I love irony. grin

I love sarcasm and giving people a hard time, too.


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I personally don't care for it. I once leaned a camo'd out gun against a tree to take care of some business, then panicked when I couldn't find it. You might laugh now, but wait until you have walked a mile in my shoes.

Ultimately, it is really only about marketing to sell more hunting stuff. Whether a rifle is wood or black or camo, the real give-away is that highly reflective scope glass.


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Ironic a guy's handle is Sneaky, and doesn't want to operate in a sneaky way.


I love irony. grin

I love sarcasm and giving people a hard time, too.


Me too.



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PM me. I have a pretty good process for a one color, topped with one black marbleizing spray. Creates a great webbing pattern.


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Because he is a Troll.
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