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Old January 24, 2013, 07:58 PM   #1
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FAIL! Attempted to web my stock

However I'm not sure I'm upset with the results, the paint just never got thick enough to make a webbed pattern. I was a little bored with my .35 Whelen's gray stock, I had tried selling this rifle a couple of times to fund other projects but never got a serious buyer, and it went to auction and never received a bid. So the money came for the other projects and I decided to paint the stock to make it look a little better.

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Old January 24, 2013, 10:26 PM   #2
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That looks like an older B&C stock. Never tried webbing a stock, but I've done it on other objects. Just dipped the brush, back off a bit and sling the paint at what you want to paint. I practiced on an old piece of plywood to get the technique down. It is easy to over do it.

Camo seems the easiest to paint. Even if you mess up you can always say you planned it that way. I've done a few that worked out well. After the base color I used plastic leaves from walmart for a template for the camo patterns.

Overall I'd still say it turned out pretty well. The good thing about synthetics is that it is easy to redo one if you don't like the results.
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Old January 25, 2013, 02:45 AM   #3
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I like it! Kinda that Jackson Pollock look! Now add some green and red and blue. . .
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Old January 25, 2013, 02:59 AM   #4
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I like it.

The goal may not have been achieved, but I think the result was even better.
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Old January 25, 2013, 07:00 AM   #5
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I like it also, and I'm remembering what my attempt to spiderweb turned out like.
The hardest part (for me) was slurying on the paint and keeping it off everything else around.
But it never looked that cool, so I repainted it. Thats a keeper dude!
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Old January 25, 2013, 09:57 AM   #6
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Nice job!
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Old January 25, 2013, 10:06 AM   #7
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While that may not be what you were going for I think it looks awesome.
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Old January 25, 2013, 10:47 AM   #8
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agree... with the others... think it looks nice & distictive... not over done ( I'd think home webbing would be tough to do without it looking "over done" your's turned out nice
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Old January 25, 2013, 02:34 PM   #9
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I'm not disappointed at all in how it turned out, it just wasn't what I was shooting for. If I get tired I'll change it, that is the nice thing about synthetics.
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Old January 25, 2013, 08:06 PM   #10
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You did not fail, you achieved an atypical result, Looks interesting.
Congrats!
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Old January 26, 2013, 05:48 PM   #11
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Count me on the like it side too.
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Old January 26, 2013, 05:52 PM   #12
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Man, that things looks fine to me. I have one that I would like to do, but I have been afraid that I would screw it up...
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Old January 26, 2013, 06:55 PM   #13
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Thanks, like I said I'm not upset with it and it is growing on me.
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Old January 27, 2013, 02:53 PM   #14
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How did you do that? Looks cool!
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Old January 27, 2013, 04:59 PM   #15
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How did you do that? Looks cool!
Dip your paint stir stick or brush in the paint stand back at least a couple of fee and fling paint at your target.
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Old January 27, 2013, 06:43 PM   #16
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I think it's pretty cool, looks like little black blood trails on the stock.
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Old January 27, 2013, 07:41 PM   #17
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What type of paint?

That looks really cool! I have an SPS Varmint with the black factory stock. It would look a lot more appealing if it was similar to yours! Is there a link about this or some easy info available? Thanks for posting the pics!
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Old January 27, 2013, 08:27 PM   #18
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Go to Wal-Mart, Lowe's, Home Depot, or somewhere else that has a variety of spray paint. Pick out the base color you want in a paint that bonds with plastic, or use a primer that bonds to plastic first. Then get creative with the other colors you want, some places sell paint that will web already in a spray can if that is what you want. This was just a flat black spray paint that I sprayed into a jar then dipped a round plastic coat hanger that I broke to sling the paint.
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Old January 27, 2013, 09:19 PM   #19
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Whoo hoo check out Taylor van goh!!
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Old January 27, 2013, 09:50 PM   #20
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I still don't know what "webbing" a stock means, but your gun looks fine.
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Old January 27, 2013, 10:10 PM   #21
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Not my rifle BTW.
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Old January 28, 2013, 02:51 PM   #22
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I take it that's what you were going for. Nice, but I actually prefer the look of yours.
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Old January 30, 2013, 02:39 AM   #23
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I like it taylorce1. Recently I decided to paint my Remington 700 because I was tired of the way the stock looked. I was thinking along the same lines that you were, if I messed up, I could redo it. Synthetic is an easy fix.

Anyway, I did not go with a webbed pattern, but for my first time painting a stock, I thought that it turned out okay... But I might have to get you to paint my next rifle for me




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Old January 30, 2013, 11:59 AM   #24
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Wouldn't exactly call that a failure. I like it...
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