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"The Deere" 10/22....my first paint job.

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by armedredneck, May 5, 2012.

  1. armedredneck

    armedredneck Oregon Active Member

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    Hey All,

    Thought I would contribute my newest "creation" for public ridicule and condemnation.

    This is my first ever attempt at painting a rifle. All done with rattle can and a small brush and some acrylic paint. I had a vision in my head and I just had to see how it would come out. Been wanting to paint one for a little while. This is a total home-brew garage job (with several brews consumed in the the process). I didn't paint any of the actual rifle, just the stock and scope. The scope was a cheapo freebie that came with my last private AR purchase so I figured if I goofed up the whole job, ehhh, I'm just out the looks on a fiberglass stock and cheap scope, so what the hell?

    Not the best detailing ever, but I wanted to see what the concept would look like in real life. My buddy has another fiberglass stock he said he'd give me. I'm considering actually sending that off and having it done with this design.

    Ok, I'm putting my pads on.......what do you guys think?

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  2. ericb

    ericb Klamath Falls, OR Active Member

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    haha, my grandpa would love that. I think everything he owns is JD green and yellow.
     
  3. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Nothing runs like a beer ummmm I mean Deer.
     
  4. armedredneck

    armedredneck Oregon Active Member

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    I've never had much to do with them. Grew up in the sticks but we weren't farmers really. Drove a few for summer jobs as a kid and that's about it. For some reason I had this John Deere / camo paint scheme stuck in my noggin and I had to see what it'd actually look like. I tried to incorporate yellow into the digital pattern at the beginning but it didn't work out. The paint sucked. And the painter kinda did too.... So I scrubbed it and started over with just gray and black camo.
     
  5. rufus

    rufus State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    Nice :thumbup:
     
  6. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't float my boat, but if you like it, AWESOME!! :thumbup:
     
  7. armedredneck

    armedredneck Oregon Active Member

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    Yeah. It's definitely an "original" theme. Not for everyone.
     
  8. Key-Hay

    Key-Hay North Carolina Active Member

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    Looks like a team rifle for speed steel. Saw someone did one with "Monster" energy drink.

    Check out about 3 rifles down

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  9. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    Now you are going to need AR15 to match. "from google"
     
  10. armedredneck

    armedredneck Oregon Active Member

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    That AR's cool too. I almost did a scheme more like that when the yellow in the camo didn't work out. I thought about just doing solid colors. But I really wanted to try my own digi camo to see what would happen. That Monster gun is pretty neat too.
     
  11. robertg

    robertg Sandy Oregon Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    That would be good cammo for a corn field in Iowa.
     
  12. EMP9596

    EMP9596 Two Trees West of Camas, WA. Active Member

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    Somebody please poke my eyes out!
     
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  13. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Will that pull more than a one bottom plow?

    Nice job BTW. :)
     
  14. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    You must be a country boy! ;)
     
  15. BANE

    BANE Battle Ground WA. Well-Known Member

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    Looks awesome!
     
  16. Ironbar

    Ironbar Tigard, OR Well-Known Member

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    That poor rifle. :(
     
  17. jonn5335

    jonn5335 Longview Active Member

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    nothin runs like a ruger
     
  18. sheepdip

    sheepdip Redland Well-Known Member

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    even full of green and yellow paint
     
  19. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Atrocious.

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    Edit: It looks like you did a fine job, quality-wise. I am just disgusted by the green-and-yellow.
     
  20. armedredneck

    armedredneck Oregon Active Member

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    Thanks for all the input! You guys crack me up. :)