The vintage bolt action Moss fans will probably want to strangle me. I took my old 1950's 195d bolty and gave it a modern look. I do a lot of hobbiest painting and metal work, (restoring anything old and metal, cars, tractors, gas cans.. u name it), but this was my first attempt painting a gun (besides doing some nice cammo for a few friend's paintball markers) I had originally re-finished the walnut stock as you can see in the first half of the picture in 2006 and it was beautiful.. but since then it had been dented and damaged.. and scratched to hell.. and unfortunately the barrel had started to rust and pit do to some flood damage we had a while back. To give the gun a modern look, I used a textured paint on the stock to make it look like a new-aged resin synthetic.. hard to see the detail here (even the up close pics can't capture the real detail or color) but its a medium drak grey base with white/tan granules in it.. feels like a light duty sand paper and has really nice grip. I flat blacked the barrel with a bake on industrial paint all the way to back to the chamber (right about where the rear sight is) and I left the rear section the vintage blued patina. The magazine housing shield was painted with a rubber undercoating material but you cant really see it in the pictures. Anyway I tried to take a close up so you can see the textured stock up close (pictures dont do it justice) and where the black meets the old blue.. The barrel paint looks all bumpy but its smooth as a baby's butt.. I think it was just the flash from the camera. This is my first post here so please refrain from the negative comments if you hate it. I was just wanted something to play with at the range that people would be like, "hey wow what is that, ive never seen one." If you have any questions please let me know, i'd be glad to help in any way I can.