camo stencil source for diy camo paint job?

stello1001

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Digital camo?

Multi cam???

Tiger stripe camo?

Any in particular?


If you use was paper and tape you can make your own. I forgot the exact way but look on YouTube and you'll see what I'm talking about.
 

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Are you looking for the sticky kind or just cut outs ?
I have been contemplating doing a kryptek myself but there are loads of different patterns if you just Google it.
 

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Are you looking for the sticky kind or just cut outs ?
I have been contemplating doing a kryptek myself but there are loads of different patterns if you just Google it.
Sticky. I have a lot of contours to do, so they need to stick
 

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Pick out a pattern, put some of that green Frog tape on wax paper, draw the pattern on the tape.

Two tips. Prep is essential! Clean the surface four or five times. Twice with a degreaser and the rest with alcohol. Second, use a cloth to seal the edges to the surface and then paint the edges with flat clear to prevent paint creeping under the edges. To clarify. Use a small modeling brush on the edges and let that clear coat dry for 24 hours before applying base/primer coat.
 

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I've used Branson Cerakote, Weapon Stencils, and a couple of generic brand stencils. Most of the yellow vinyl type stencils are sticky enough.
 

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I have purchased a few sets from this company


Sticky can be good or a pain as you get to clean off adhesive residue
N52 is the stronger/ strongest magnet... If you are working on curved surfaces, they can help hold these in place.


You can also stack them for more pull. 3 stacked inside an AL handguard and 3 on top- magnets stick to each other through the handguard




It depends on what look you want... to break up the outline or to be funny. a guy who works at the local range did bunnyflage... bunnies as stencils
 
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I got mine from Freedom Stencils. It worked fine, I did multiple colors/patterns. They turned out fine but after baking them a couple of times, they started to unstick. It looks great though with sharp edges.
 

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What I did to paint my guns is lay down a base coat, sprinkle broom straw, add contrast, and repeat. Then if you want to break it up even more dip a paint sponge in something and LIGHTLY dab it on there.
 

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If you want stencils, here's how to do it:

Find the stencils you want online that you can copy.

Take wide blue painter tape and lay strips out just overlapping so you can make a 12x8 sheet.

Tape or glue (spray glue) the copy onto the back of the blue tape.

Cut out the stencils with an xacto knife.

I did this once. But I usually come out better just doing it all by hand and that's what I do.
 
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I like to do a light base color, and then do a combo of what some others have suggested. I use whatever leaves/grass/foliage i find in the nearby area, and then also use some extra netting and add in the darker colors (greens and browns). I like the way it turns out most of the time.
 

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I just got done using the multicam pattern from freedom stencils. I thought it was a worthy purchase and it was a lot easier than drawing your own patterns and cutting them out. I have done that before, and it's more time consuming and not worth the cost savings vs just buying a set of stencils.
 

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I have tried a few sponge ones but not exactly the way I want it just yet.