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DIY camoflauge

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by wildjerseyfirefighter, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. Nov 12, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter [OP] I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    Let me start by saying I never knew anything like this existed untill I found it done on another forum, by another member. Its just badass stuff.

    I picked the Predator Brown Deception color to start. Pretty much anything you can get wet, can get dipped.

    First off, and the hardest part about the process, is finding stuff you want to do. First thing I did, was my bed cleats, a tacoma emblem, and a light switch cover.

    The kit comes supplied with paint,clear,activator,primer,scuff pad,gloves,a mask and the film itself. You need to supply tape and scizzors.
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    To start, you need a bucket of warm water*between 70-80*
    Scuff the part you want to do with the supplied scuff pad

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    Spray on the primer, and the instructions say to wait 1-2 hours to dry.
    Next, lay down the supplied base coat that comes supplied with the kit. You can change the base coat to what ever color you want to(ill post that later), but for the right look, stick with the kit.

    Predator brown deception came with an almost sand colored tan
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    Again, wait 1-2 hours to dry.

    After its dried, get a bucket of warm water, again between 70-80*.
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    Roll out the film, and lay your item down on it to determine how much film you will need. Cut it out, and you need to tape around the edges to help with the process.
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    Cut slits in the edges to help the ink spread out when the activator is sprayed on it. The film is labeled this side up on the roll, so make sure it only goes in the water the right way. This is also where you will want to put on the supplied gloves.

    Hold the film in a sling type shape, and slowly place into water, avoiding any air bubbles. Wait 60 seconds.
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    Spray the supplied activator in a side to side, then up and down motion. This activates the ink and you see it start to liquify. wait 15-20 seconds.

    No pics of this, but slowly start dipping your item into the ink at a 30* angle, SLOWLY. On items you only want to do one side of, you can make little "handles" out of scotch tape to hold onto.

    After you dipped your item into the ink, swish it around under the water to get any left over film off, then remove from the tank and let dry.

    Once dry, put a few nice coats of clear coat on it thats supplied, or you can provide your own, better.

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    And your left with an almost professional looking, camoflauged product.


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  2. Nov 12, 2010 at 6:58 PM
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    05tacoSPORT

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  3. Nov 12, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter [OP] I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    Thats the only downside to this stuff, they send you the whole kit for $100, and its only a square meter of film. I think a tacoma would take alot more then that:cool:
     
  4. Nov 12, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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    memario1214

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  5. Nov 12, 2010 at 7:19 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    Can you get it in different colors?
     
  6. Nov 12, 2010 at 7:37 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter [OP] I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    any color you want. :D
     
  7. Nov 12, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    And where could one purchase this kit?
     
  8. Nov 12, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    mydipkit.com
    timbersedgecamo.com
    liquidprintone.com
     
  9. Nov 12, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    oooh oooh i want!!!
     
  11. Nov 24, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    TacoBow

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    Whoaaaa! Now how cool is THAT! :eek:

    Sign me up! :thumbsup:
     
  12. Nov 24, 2010 at 2:43 PM
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    Thats pretty cool. Wonder how durable it is?
     
  13. Nov 25, 2010 at 6:14 PM
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    so far i havent dont anything that really gets abused yet. I did a caribeaner key ring that I use every day, and its starting to chip..It looked great for about 2-3 weeks:).

    when I get time, ill take pics of the blaze orange knife, toyota hitch plug and my cali. car duster I just did.
     
  14. Nov 25, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    im no redneck but that looks good
     
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    Excellent find firefighter!!! Got some pics of the badges on the truck yet?
     
  16. Nov 30, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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    that would be sweet to do my XD grip in this :D
     
  17. Dec 1, 2010 at 9:10 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter [OP] I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    naa..Not going to put the badge on my truck.

    If someone wants to send me theres, ill gladly do it for a small fee, and you pay shipping:)
     
  18. Dec 1, 2010 at 9:18 PM
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    snowgod06

    snowgod06 UG legend wannabe

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    crap bolted and welded together....
    bowtech does this same process to camo their bows. very cool process to see done. Never thought about a home kit though, nice find!!
     
  19. Dec 1, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter [OP] I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    pretty sure most bow/gun manufacturers do this. Probably a little more detailed..but the same idea.
     
  20. Dec 1, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    Yea, i watched it on the bows. Just a long tank with a huge roll of the camo. lay it over and let it set in water, same process just bigger parts.Oh just for info for others in case i missed it but where you get this kit?
     
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