thinking of painting or coating my long range set up

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by kimberfan, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. kimberfan


    Feb 8, 2011
    wondering if i should paint it or duracoat it or have it duracoated? its a savage in SS and i want it in FDE same for the OD stock and was wondering what i should do? i'd like to keep it 100$ or less.
  2. RobStanley

    RobStanley Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2006
  3. mishman


    Jul 14, 2006
    Just use spraypaint!
  4. DD214


    Jan 21, 2010
    Rustoleum has some pretty good colors in their Camo line. Just make sure that the surface is clean (I use brake cleaner) and dry. Use several light coats rather than one heavy. I finish with a good flat or satin clear. Is it as tough as DuraCoat? No, but touch up is easy, if you feel the need. If you want to get really fancy, buy some craft paint at a craft or fabric store and use a technique called "dry brushing", prior to the clear coat. If your budget will allow, there are places that dip coat in a variety of patterns. Google is your friend.
  5. winmagfrog


    Nov 16, 2005
    If you already have everything you need to airbrush, then the Cerakote air dry version is really hard to beat. Pretty simple to spray on and then let dry for a few days for full cure. It's pretty forgiving and very tough.
  6. Garth Reckner

    Garth Reckner Moderator Moderator

    Dec 13, 2004
    Never used cerakote personally but it looks good on guns i have seen. I have used duracoat with good results. Get the starter kit and you have pretty much everything you need. Just make sure you get all your parts cleaned and degreased before starting.

  7. Gundog JYD#138

    Gundog JYD#138 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 26, 2011
    I agree with Garth.
  8. highpointforge


    Jan 6, 2007
    Cerakote. My Benelli M2 .12ga rusted after forgetting it in a case after a duck trip and I had the barrel cerakoted black. It looks awesome!
  9. swimmerdude1127

    swimmerdude1127 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2007
    kimberfan, I had a Sig redone recently in Cerakote and may have some details that can help you out. Email me if you wish.
  10. kimberfan


    Feb 8, 2011
    think i'm going to use a duracoat shake 'n spray kit on it....

    now for what color though? lol

    heres a pic of the rifle, what do you think she will look good in?[​IMG]
  11. Soulrack223

    Soulrack223 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 8, 2007
  12. Gundog JYD#138

    Gundog JYD#138 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 26, 2011
    awesome set up.
  13. M67

    M67 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    Hell, if you pop the action out of the stock you could just paint/coat it some type of brown or dirt color, that would mix well with the stock and scope.

    If you want to coat everything, a homemade "brush" camo always looks good, pine needles, leaves, etc. Can't wait to see what it looks like when it's done.

    But, I have to ask, what's with the thin pink lace in the top right? ;)
  14. Mike92GT


    Mar 21, 2012
    Here's a couple pics of a 700 I did a few years back. Pics are of the same rifle, just different time periods. I just used some Krylon camo spray paint from Wal-Mart and a stencil that I cut out of cardboard.
  15. ibuyblades


    Apr 15, 2012
    I had no idea what he meant either.
  16. kimberfan


    Feb 8, 2011
    yarn for my cats to play with lol. I was thinking flat dark earth or coyote tan and coat my 1911 and m1a stock to match
  17. infocus2006

    infocus2006 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 18, 2012
    What good is gun porn without a little pink lingerie.....:)
  18. KnifeAddictAK


    Nov 17, 2003
    I vote for hot pink :thumbup:
  19. Garth Reckner

    Garth Reckner Moderator Moderator

    Dec 13, 2004
    Just my opinion but I think the flat dark earth is a great idea. It is a color that can blend well with pretty much any area.

  20. PeterPHWS


    Dec 31, 2005
    I prefer taping the rifle and scope with padded tape and then use krylon paint ... it means the original finish is protected and you can top up the tape/cammo pattern as and when needed.


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