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Subcomp9 09-29-2012 02:06 AM

Painted engravings
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Just painted the engravings on my xd9. Tell me what you think

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gladesbassin 09-29-2012 03:34 AM

Looks good man, how do you like the xd?

Subcomp9 09-29-2012 08:10 PM

Thanks and i love it shoots great couldn't ask for a better 9

partdeux 09-30-2012 10:29 PM

Nice job !

DuraCoater 10-10-2012 03:28 PM

Looks good. Which method do you use?

I know of several;

- crayon (laugh, but one of the most common and it works)

- sharpie

- actual paint

I use the crayon the most. Doesn't dull or come out unless I want it to, then it takes a bristle brush to get it out. :D

one_crazy_dude 10-10-2012 04:01 PM

I've Used my wife's white mail polish, works good.

bige91603 10-10-2012 04:05 PM

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I've been using model paint and duct tape, works good

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DuraCoater 10-10-2012 04:16 PM

Here are two rifles I did with a large sharpie (you basically smear it in and wipe away the excess with a paper towel). Keep doing this till it builds up:

(The forum auto shrinks it - which is awesome btw - but if you click the bar above the photo it will give you a much better look at the detail)

jeepejeep 10-10-2012 04:26 PM

I've done almost all my guns with white nail polish. Lasts a looong time and looks good.

DuraCoater 10-10-2012 04:32 PM

Yup, nail polish works.

But when you want to do a bright green for SAFE and bright red for FIRE on an AR - the red may be possible, but can't say my wife ever had any lime green fingernail polish.

So I jack my daughters bright green crayon for those. :cool:

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