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#1 User is offline   Big Bone 

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 06:02 PM

So It's been 2 years since I got this gun and since then I've started 3 paint jobs, 2 of which I got half way through and decided on something different. I've only played with it once, the rest of the time it's been in the middle of a paint job. This past weekend I finally decided on a pattern and just did it.

Tell me what you think-

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The photo is not my best but the paint is not your average Duracoat. I got my hands on some Cerakote H-series and let me tell ya this stuff is tough! If you know anything about paint durability tests this rates at a #9 on the pencil test (Duracoat rates a #2). Since I had limited color selection and only the ability to do a 2 tone camo (the paint needs to be baked at 300 degrees, so the vinyl can only stand one bake), I painted a decal of a dragon in black on the body. It didn't pop as much as I hoped and the green is very dark. I may paint it again in the future but this will do just fine for now.

Here is the old finish. I had a lot of people telling me I should keep it the way it is but to be honest I hated it.

Original Finish-

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 06:04 PM

Dude, that's pretty sweet, I like it a lot!
Any chance we could see a close up of the dragon? :dodgy:
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Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:20 PM

Dude! I love it!

It looks really good. Can you paint Mini's? I kind of want to send you mine :dodgy:
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Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:34 PM

That looks great man! Now get out there and play with that sucker, you'll love it. I love mine.
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Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:36 PM

That looks pretty freakin' sweet.
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Posted 30 April 2010 - 11:08 AM

Very cool looking.

View PostSilent-7, on Apr 29 2010, 09:04 PM, said:

Any chance we could see a close up of the dragon?

Agreed. Gotta see closer pics.

View Post5N1P3R, on Apr 29 2010, 10:20 PM, said:

Can you paint Mini's?

Nope... jk
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 07:40 PM

I bet if you did a White/Neon green outline the dragon would Really pop out.
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Posted 14 March 2011 - 09:37 AM

Gotta love Cerakote! On a gun that is actual aluminum and not that pansy polymer stuff :P I would like to try some molyresin. You should look into it, BB!
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