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Camo your rifle.

I have the need to camo everything I own. Everyone laughs at me for painting everything around. My freezer in my garage is well hidden as it blends into the wall that is painted camo. In my opinion Camo is a color.

Last year I painted my .308 before using it on an Early Rifle Bull Elk hunt. I didnt want to take a chance on calling in an Elk to have the glare of the gun spook a big ole bull.

If anyone is looking to paint their rifle. There are some really goods ideas on sniper forums on how to do so. But I am always looking for a better way. Has anyone else done this? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Why would you want to devalue

Why would you want to devalue your rifle that way?  There are camo and flat black stocks out there that you can buy and use instead of painting.  I would be more worried about the glare off of the scope lens than the rifle. 

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Value

Well, If I was worried about selling my gun it would be a different story. I have no plans to do that. If I was to buy an expensive rifle, you would have another very goo dpoint. But neither is the case.  Point is well taken though

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Every one says that they have

Every one says that they have no plans on selling a rifle but it happens.  I have knows quite a few people that have hit hard times and have sold their whole collections to be able to make it through the next year. 

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If I was gonna camo my gun I

If I was gonna camo my gun I would a product called DuraCoat.

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camo

What exactly is duracoat?

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Hold on now, lets see the

Hold on now, lets see the pics. of your AZ early rifle hunt and what unit? I hope you harvested one.

 

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Yes sir.

I did pull the trigger on one. Please take a look at my picture gallery and read my story that was posted yesterday. I am interested in comments about the story. I am a terrible writer so I hope I got my point across in the story

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I would not worry about camo

I would not worry about camo your rifle. The black stocks work fine and don't glare. Depending if you have a stainless barrel or not I have made the switch from stainless to blued because depending on the stainless you can get a pretty good glare off it.

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Hopefully, by the time he's

Hopefully, by the time he's seen my gun, it's already sent a round down range..... Wink

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with all the camo tape's and

with all the camo tape's and sleeves that are on the market today, why would you want to spray paint your gun, you say glare from the reflection, what defuzer do you have on your scope? that big piece of glass ontop of your rifle does more reflection than any part of your stock.

You say you never pan to sell your rifle, hope you can stay with that.

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