Retiring Marine

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Woodnut, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. Gabob

    Gabob Active Member

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    Very good work Carl
  2. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    Nice job, Carl. That really looks good.
  3. bamajoey

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    Carl,
    Another finish you may want to look into is "Target Coating". They are based in New Jersey and you will have to order from them, but it is an excellent product. It's a water based lacquer. I recently built a BR stock and used this product and it turned out pretty good. You can brush it on or spray it. I used a cheap airbrush.


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  4. Woodnut

    Woodnut Forum Sponsor Supporting Member

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    What about drying time? Ya'll realize I am in a very humid area and drying is a very big problem for me.
  5. bamajoey

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    Carl, I'm in Pensacola Fl. so humidity is a problem for me too. The Target finish dries enough in 20 min.to recoat. What I did was spray using an air brush three coats then wait untill the next day and add three more coats. This system would probably work really well on your grips. I had a problem with the finish "milking up" but that went away after it dried. Oh yes, very nice job on the footlocker.:thumbsup:
    I had never used an airbrush but that thing is really the cats meow. $10 from Harbor Freight.

    ("EM 6000 Production Lacquer" is the product I used)
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  6. SouthernMoss

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    Great work, Carl! But then, we would expect nothing less. :)
  7. flintlock

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    Fine work and a fine tribute.
  8. CaliPharmD

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    Absolutely beautiful! A great work of art to give tribute to a hero!
  9. The Duke

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    BE-UTE-TI-FUL....Super nice job...
  10. viper7342

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    That's one beautiful work of art, I'm sure the Marine it was made for will appreciate and cherish it for the rest of his life.
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