Bc'z rattlecan paint job ?

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  1. Link

    Link Silver $$ Contributor

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    I'm gona do a rattlecan job soon. Looking for suggestions on the best [hardest] clear to use.
    Any other tips?
    This looks like a McMillen fiberglass stock, not sure. It has been painted before.

    thanks guys Don
     
  2. Bc'z

    Bc'z Gold $$ Contributor

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    Let's see the stock.
    Look at spray max products for primers and clears.
    Some automotive paint jobbers can put what ever color of base coat in a can.
    If your local jobber dosen't, mine does and will ship to you, or I can have it done myself and ship to you.
    Just last week I shipped a respirator to another member cheaper than Amazon.
    I've been wanting to do a how too with spraymax aerosols but have been super busy. My apologies I'm more than willing to walk you through the steps.
     
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  4. Link

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    Finally a picture of the stock, but not a good one. It looks like fiberglass to me. Maybe someone can ID it for me.

    TY Don
     

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    Bc'z Gold $$ Contributor

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    Start with 80grit and blocks, I use lexan and acrylic sticks. And something round 4-5" long for radius and barrel channel.
    After 80 grit switch to 150-180 grit. Stock will be pretty straight at this point.
    Prime with spraymax 2k primer let dry a coupl days, then block with your 150/180 grit. Reprime with more 2k.
    When you get to this point hit me up I'll guide you through it.
     
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    Take lots of pictures...
     
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    Thats a mcmillan BR
     
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  9. Bc'z

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    @Hntndad is another great source of info I know he uses spraymax with great results.
    Help a brother out here Kevin!
     
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    I've got a wood stock I'm going to rattle can soon, too.

    Brett, it's getting that Tiffany Blue I was talking to you about. I may see if my local job shop is open and get auto paint in cans rather than the Rustoleum rattle cans I have.
     
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    Just say no to rustoleum. I’ve used tons of Spraymax. Brett already got you started on prep. Use the body filler/glaze of your choice. For wood stocks that get painted, I’ve used cheap 3m glaze putty carded on hard and thin to fill the pores.
    SprayMax 2k Rapid Primer Filler #3680031
    NAPA paint stores will fill a can for you. Expensive tho.
    Check out http://kustomcanz.com/home for some fun stuff and a very reasonable price. Get your spraymax 2k glamour clear on amazon. They sell a 4 pack for the best price. All 2k products will last multiple days if refrigerated after you pop the seal. So, you can lay down a primer coat, put it in the fridge- come back the next day and use it again after bringing it up to temp. Same with clear.
    You’ll need more clear then you think because you’ll need to sand n buff the last coat instead of being able to flow coat. You’ll get 2 good coats out of each can.
     
  12. Bc'z

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    Amazon is pushing guys out on delivery of non essential items.
    I just spoke to my boy at my jobber in Medford Oregon. Industrial Finishes hes gonna ship out a couple cans of glamour to a member tomorrow for a walnut stock he's been working on.
     
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    If you got a stock to clear, it’s essential.
     
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  14. Link

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    Yes Sir
    Sounds good. If I order the paint on line it will be here in about 5 days.
    I should have the sanding done by then.
    I was thinking after the primer I might like to paint the stock like a silver then maybe mist the top of it with a black and a hint of silver metalflake followed up with clear for durability. What are your thoughts? I'm way open to suggestions.

    Don
     
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    Spray stock black 1st, let sit a couple hours with good airflow.
    Next take saran wrap and lay flat and spray it silver. Wrap stock with wet saran wrap rub it down but dont worry about air pockets. 20200429_173734.jpg you have to work fast!
    Now go to a candy coat or lightly fog another color.
     
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    ^^^ I like that idea. It's different and would hide most imperfections.

    What materials should I order?
     
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    You'll need 2k primer for smoothing surface and prep for painting. Black for ground coat.
    You'll need to contact jobber for silver base coat loaded in spraymax can with "SLOW" reducer. Also they can load any transparent tint base to use as a candy coat.
    A good on line Jobber is TCP Global.
    Check them out on the web and give them a call.
     
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    Now that is cool !
     
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    I think I'm going to try that saran wrap thing with some camo paints. I got all inspired with your work Bc'z 20200430_154702.jpg and started on this some time back. Was actually doing it for my wife who had just been diagnosed with cancer. ER visits, chemo, and radiation treatments took the joy out of it and six weeks ago she passed on. Looking at this, I feel an inspiration returning and look forward to finishing. She is no longer here on earth but watches over me and that purple is still her favorite color. Thanks guys for the needed motivation.
     
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    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. Yes her memory will live on every time you look at that project you did for her.

    Don
     
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