You can pick up some bluing stuff pretty cheap at Wally World...Steel wool in different grades could be used to strip the barrel and other metal parts... maybe strip or sand the stock, then re stain and varnish to your favorite color...sounds like a cool project. I wouldnt use paint.
"You get what you put in, and people get what they deserve" Hank Jr. and Kid Rock
i can try. #2 does the computer pics and file stuff. its not horrible but i could use some work. (by the way my wife is called #2 because i have a choc female who i call #1. #2 won't go in the cold water and get my ducks lol)