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Old March 10th, 2017, 06:04 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by Dakar652 View Post
I just raided the old paint pen stash at the junkyard I work at. I found white, yellow, fluorescent orange, fluorescent green and fluorescent pink (for those fruity guns).

Pretty safe to say that my rifles are getting some highlights soon. Kind of a nice way to accent the roll marks I want to show off and maybe hide the import marks on some of my other milsurps as well.
Personally I think white "pops" the best, followed by yellow. I think orange might be a little much, but's your car, so paint it whatever you want!

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Old March 10th, 2017, 07:16 PM   #62
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If anyone is having trouble with very shallow engraving, you can use a razor blade to peel off the excess paint without wiping with acetone until dry. I use the same method more or less as Jersey Devil.

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I'll be trying this as well. Thanks for the write up!

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Old March 11th, 2017, 05:38 AM   #64
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I used model paint and wiped it off with my thumb.

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Old March 13th, 2017, 08:31 PM   #65
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You might try wiping off the extra paint with a credit card after putting it on. This will most of the extra paint off and be sure to clean your card after each wipe.

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