spray painting some bluebills?

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spray painting some bluebills?

Postby greenheader » Wed Oct 19, 2005 7:54 pm

I was thinking of taking some mallards and spray painting them into bluebills. Does andybody know what collars I should use and how to prep the dekes? Any body do this?
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Postby chrispbrown27 » Thu Oct 20, 2005 1:29 am

I didn't do any prep, but I may regret this. But then again it's pretty cheap to repaint em with the cheap ole 88 cents a can paint i use. I just used black and white paint and for eye pleasing quality I had the local hardware store mix up some sorta cobalt blue paint for the bills. I also made some redhead/canvasbacks using red primer for the heads. By no means a fancy job but I like the looks of em and with all the white on em I think they should grab some attention. Good luck.
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Postby easternshorehunter » Thu Oct 20, 2005 9:35 am

clean the decoys with a wire brush and soap and water. after that i just spray the black and white
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Postby texan68 » Thu Oct 20, 2005 6:52 pm

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Postby 870 » Fri Oct 21, 2005 7:14 pm

greenheader, turn to our photo album, ckick on grindage go to page 3. I have a pair of broadbills there, it should help in what your colors to use. :thumbsup:
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