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Old 09-03-2011, 05:03 PM   #1
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Ok, I have never done this but I a
Thinking about painting my AK coyote tan. Not the whole thing, just the stock, pistol grip, and rail covers. Maybe the mags. Anyone have any tips? Should I sand my parts first? what should I clean them with? What's the best way to guarantee a solid finish? Help me out guys!

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Old 09-05-2011, 02:44 AM   #2
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Please dont spray paint and wreak your gun. Buy a good product for a couple extra dollars. If you have additional questions contact me at Guardedarms.com i have my information on the site.

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I actually used krylon camo spray paint for my rifle. I didn't like the synthetic stock and black barrel so I did it at home. It was very easy and turned out very well. I did a slight sanding and then used isopropyl alcohol to clean it. Just be sure to use a lint free rag.

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Turned out great after all! Had a buddy of mine give me a hand since he has done all of his guns

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That looks awesome.

I got a pistol grip collapsable stock on my shotgun and I've been debating spraying it too. Mainly the rear stock and the forearm.

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I really like the look of your rifle however if you used Krylon paint on it, it will never hold up.. At least not for very long. I think it was mentioned above to spend a few extra bucks for product that's made for guns.. DuraCoat is one such product and it's one that I use exclusively.

Trust me on this. It may look nice now but after some use and cleaning, the paint will start to come off or will wear off over time.

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Yea I knew when I did it Krylon won't hold forever but until I find a range that I can go to and put her through the paces it's gonna be shot from only a benches position. Plus I wouldn't mind the "wear and tear" look

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Yea I knew when I did it Krylon won't hold forever but until I find a range that I can go to and put her through the paces it's gonna be shot from only a benches position. Plus I wouldn't mind the "wear and tear" look
Zombi, which Krylon paint did you use? because i am using the Krylon camo paint (flat finish) and have had good luck with it. prep work is the key, no matter what brand of paint or finish you use. i wipe my stocks down with acetone to remove any oils after washing with a small amount of detergent and water. followed with a wipe down with alcohol, then a final wipe with a tack cloth. then i spray a light coat of adhesion promoter and let dry for about an hour. then i use several light coats to lay down my base color, then spray my camo pattern. a couple of mine have endured a coulpe of seasons in the woods with very little wear and tear.
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sorry, top two pictures are wrong! couldn't see the small pictures! those are factory camo dipped. wouldn't want people to think my paint jobs are that good!

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I was thinking, "Damn, that guy's good with a spray can!"

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