$700 gun, $15 camo job

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$700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby rg732122 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:06 pm

I might be a little crazy for spray painting an 11-87 Supermag, but my guns are for work not to look at. Just having an all black shotgun wasn't the best thing for the duck blind so I figured I would give it a little camo. Nothing fancy but it will make it way less noticeable by the ducks moments before their doom.

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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby BKScripto » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:10 pm

Looks good! And no you're not crazy; I've taken a rattle can to a few black guns as well.
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby Doug Hodges » Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:10 pm

I want to know the steps you took to make it look so good.









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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby The Duck Hammer » Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:20 pm

Doug Hodges wrote:I want to know the steps you took to make it look so good.


Here is a good one that I have used to paint some of my stuff.
http://www.duckhuntingchat.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=36000
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby waterfowlhunter » Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:24 am

Did you put a matte clear on over the paint? It helps maintain the colors and finish a bit better. Use something like PPG or another automotive grade Matte Clear and it will last a lot longer and be chemical/cleaner resistant.

Nice paint job, :thumbsup:
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby talltimber » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:53 am

Looks real nice.
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby Iloveducks » Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:54 am

No, you are not crazy!! You are just like the rest of us duck hunters. The camo paint job looks great - great colors and dull! John
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby nichko » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:21 pm

Man that looks awesome... You got some killer rattle can skills!
Is it normal to think about hunting this much??
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby War Wagon » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:30 pm

It looks good. Remember this is a "working" gun not a show piece. Hammer the birds and :smile:
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby huntnut » Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:19 pm

Nope not crazy, I did my 11-87 sm last fall along with my son's shotgun and my 243.

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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby tripleb » Sat May 11, 2013 10:47 am

I painted my BPS's twice. The first time I covered the paint with Krylon clear matte. It worked OK for a while but after a year of use, it was gumming up, apparently from gun solvents, or cleaners. I removed that and used a satin finished polyurethane. Then lightly scuffed the surface to kill any shine. It's much more resistant to being rubbed off at the points you hold the gun, and from solvents and cleaners.
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby cannon » Sat May 11, 2013 7:19 pm

I've done it to a browning silver supermag that was less than 1 month old.

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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby 3200 man » Sat May 11, 2013 9:12 pm

Awesome paint jobs here . Cannon , did you do that chair too ? I like the leafy look to hide behind .
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby cannon » Sat May 11, 2013 9:14 pm

3200 man wrote:Awesome paint jobs here . Cannon , did you do that chair too ? I like the leafy look to hide behind .


Ha! Nope, wifey picked that one out.
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Re: $700 gun, $15 camo job

Postby 3200 man » Sun May 12, 2013 7:04 am

You know , I think she has better taste than you , even tho ,the pink one is my favorite !
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