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mbcook
 
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camo my gun

Postby mbcook » Sun Oct 24, 2010 4:32 am

I ran across a deal i couldnt turn down on a browning bps pump shotgun the other day, its a little worn but is in great mechanical condition. So i want to do my own camo paint job , any suggestions? I know camo is not neccesary but its just something i want to try, and i am not looking to spend 200 dollars sending it off somewhere to get camo... If anyone has done their own camo before i would like some suggestions and maybe some pics of your guns.

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RE: camo my gun

Postby Dan Salmon » Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:00 am

Don't paint the action bars!!  Outside of that, make sure you thoroughly degrease the gun and hit it up with some flat paint.  

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RE: camo my gun

Postby berudd » Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:57 am

I'd recommend being realistic about your expectation for the results. Best case it is going to come out looking like a DIY garage paint job. If you are cool with that, go for it.

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RE: camo my gun

Postby shaman » Sun Oct 24, 2010 7:15 am

I recommend not doing it to a deer gun-- there's no need. 

If you're bent on doing it, I've done a bunch of turkey guns with Krylon Fusion. Here is what the results look like:

http://forum.turkeyandturkeyhunting.com/tm.aspx?m=24976

PM me and I can send you details.  It's not hard.
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