HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: eleyxring
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12411

People Online:
Members: 1
Visitors: 307
BOT: 5
Total: 313
Who Is Where:
 Members:
01: Bushmaster > Forums
 Visitors:
01: Photo Albums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Photo Albums
07: Your Account
08: Forums
09: Forums
10: Your Account
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Forums
16: Forums
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: Forums
21: Photo Albums
22: Photo Albums
23: Your Account
24: Home
25: Photo Albums
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Photo Albums
29: Your Account
30: Photo Albums
31: Photo Albums
32: Forums
33: Photo Albums
34: Photo Albums
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Forums
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Photo Albums
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Photo Albums
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Your Account
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Forums
53: Forums
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: Forums
57: Forums
58: Forums
59: Home
60: Forums
61: Photo Albums
62: Forums
63: Your Account
64: Forums
65: Photo Albums
66: Your Account
67: Photo Albums
68: Photo Albums
69: Home
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Forums
74: Forums
75: Forums
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Photo Albums
79: Forums
80: Forums
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Your Account
87: Photo Albums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Forums
92: Photo Albums
93: Forums
94: Photo Albums
95: Forums
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Forums
99: Photo Albums
100: Forums
101: Forums
102: Forums
103: Forums
104: Forums
105: Forums
106: Forums
107: Forums
108: Forums
109: Home
110: Photo Albums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Forums
114: Forums
115: Forums
116: Forums
117: Forums
118: Forums
119: Forums
120: Forums
121: Forums
122: Forums
123: Forums
124: Photo Albums
125: Forums
126: Photo Albums
127: Forums
128: Forums
129: Forums
130: Forums
131: Photo Albums
132: Forums
133: Photo Albums
134: Photo Albums
135: Forums
136: Forums
137: Forums
138: Forums
139: Forums
140: Forums
141: Forums
142: Forums
143: Forums
144: Home
145: Forums
146: Forums
147: Forums
148: Forums
149: Forums
150: Forums
151: Forums
152: Forums
153: Forums
154: Forums
155: Forums
156: Forums
157: Forums
158: Forums
159: Forums
160: Photo Albums
161: Forums
162: Forums
163: Forums
164: Forums
165: Photo Albums
166: Photo Albums
167: Forums
168: Photo Albums
169: Your Account
170: Photo Albums
171: Forums
172: Forums
173: Forums
174: Forums
175: Your Account
176: Photo Albums
177: Forums
178: Forums
179: Forums
180: Forums
181: Forums
182: Forums
183: Forums
184: Forums
185: Forums
186: Your Account
187: Home
188: Photo Albums
189: Photo Albums
190: Forums
191: Photo Albums
192: Photo Albums
193: Forums
194: Photo Albums
195: Forums
196: Forums
197: Forums
198: Photo Albums
199: Photo Albums
200: Forums
201: Forums
202: Forums
203: Forums
204: Forums
205: Forums
206: Forums
207: Forums
208: Forums
209: Photo Albums
210: Forums
211: Photo Albums
212: Forums
213: Forums
214: Forums
215: Photo Albums
216: Forums
217: Your Account
218: Forums
219: Photo Albums
220: Forums
221: Forums
222: Forums
223: Photo Albums
224: Photo Albums
225: Forums
226: Forums
227: Forums
228: Forums
229: Forums
230: News
231: Photo Albums
232: Photo Albums
233: Photo Albums
234: Photo Albums
235: Photo Albums
236: Forums
237: Forums
238: Forums
239: Forums
240: Forums
241: Home
242: Forums
243: Forums
244: Forums
245: Photo Albums
246: Forums
247: Forums
248: Forums
249: Forums
250: Forums
251: Forums
252: Photo Albums
253: Forums
254: Forums
255: Forums
256: Forums
257: Forums
258: Forums
259: Forums
260: Photo Albums
261: Home
262: Statistics
263: Forums
264: Forums
265: Your Account
266: Photo Albums
267: PointBlank Ballistics
268: Forums
269: Forums
270: Forums
271: Forums
272: Forums
273: Forums
274: Forums
275: Forums
276: Forums
277: Forums
278: Forums
279: Forums
280: Forums
281: Forums
282: Forums
283: Forums
284: Forums
285: Forums
286: Forums
287: Forums
288: Forums
289: Forums
290: Forums
291: Forums
292: Forums
293: Forums
294: Forums
295: Forums
296: Forums
297: Forums
298: Forums
299: Forums
300: Forums
301: Forums
302: Photo Albums
303: Forums
304: Forums
305: Forums
306: Photo Albums
307: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Your Account

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 300
 Pictures: 2352
  · Views: 270527
  · Votes: 1286
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

Slug Gun
Discussions related to Guns and Firearms
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  Next
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Aloysius
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 03, 2009
Posts: 2017
Location: B., Belgium

PostPosted: Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:43 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

and now it's a very small jump to the soft lead bullet of a black powder rifle... there were times they even killed elephants with it.
The difference between energy-potential and potential to deliver or transmit its energy to the animal are often forgotten.
Sometimes "soft" rules!
(and lead is less expensive than gold...)
Back to top
View user's profile
shrpshtrjoe
Super Red Neck Member
Super Red Neck Member


Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 2955
Location: Maryland

PostPosted: Tue Dec 28, 2010 1:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

fnuser wrote:
My Theory on mushrooming lead bullets is based on simple observations but may be completely wrong, Like chambered it seems that the ones that mushroom compared to the ones that don't kill quicker so my assumption is that the energy is transfered more efficiently by the softer projectiles.

I agree .. I'm a firm believer that shock kills as the slug mushrooms and expands through tissue it creates more Hydrostatic shock and drops them like a bad habbit Very Happy

_________________
"MOLON LABE"

P E T A
People Eating Tasty Animals
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 6951
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Been working to camo the old Mossberg bolt action for a couple of days. Finished today. It didn't come out exactly like I had planned but it should do. Used oak leaves from the back yard as templates. Now I have to mount the red-dot on the scout rail and sight it in so it can be back in action.



camo slug gun.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  67.76 KB
 Viewed:  3080 Time(s)

camo slug gun.jpg


_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4369
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:11 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Good work! I'll be waiting on the shooting results.

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 12950
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:00 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Hey...that looks pretty cool Slim...you done good mate.

How about a run down on the process and paints/materials you used mate?

Cheers, Vince

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Ominivision1
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 2985
Location: Iowa

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 5:17 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Thats a pretty fine looking rifle there Slim. Very nicely done.

_________________
Regards

Limitations are but boundaries created inside our minds.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
cbsweeney
Member
Member


Joined: Jun 18, 2010
Posts: 197
Location: New York

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:52 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Nice job Slimjim! I think it looks great.

_________________
Give a man a fish, and he will eat today. Teach a man to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.
Back to top
View user's profile
shrpshtrjoe
Super Red Neck Member
Super Red Neck Member


Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 2955
Location: Maryland

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Looks Great Very Happy

_________________
"MOLON LABE"

P E T A
People Eating Tasty Animals
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 6863
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 2:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

looks good indeed. which paints do you use???

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 6951
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Thanks for the compliments. I used Krylon Camo Paint with "Fusion" technology that allows it to stick to plastic. I was pretty impressed with the paint and it looks to be pretty durable. I didn't even consider a clear top coat. I traced oak leaves onto masking tape to make stencils and then cut them out with an exacto knife. No I didn't do it on the kitchen counter - used a hard piece of cardboard as a cutting surface. The inner section of the "oak leaf" was used first and worked very well. The outer section worked ok after I removed the paper sides I had added which were preventing the template from making contact with curved surfaces.



cutting template in masking tape.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  104.77 KB
 Viewed:  3007 Time(s)

cutting template in masking tape.jpg


_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein


Last edited by slimjim on Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:25 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 6951
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

I first applied an oil drab base coat after cleaning the barrel/action with disk brake cleaner and scuffing the stock with a scotchbrite pad. I then applied the inner templates before applying a second coat.



templates applied after base coat of olive drab.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  124.11 KB
 Viewed:  3004 Time(s)

templates applied after base coat of olive drab.jpg


_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 6951
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

The second coat was dark earth. I peeled the masking tape templates off after it was dry to the touch. This left the the olive drab leaves visible.



second coat of dark earth.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  120.42 KB
 Viewed:  3003 Time(s)

second coat of dark earth.jpg


_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 6951
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

I used the outer templates to paint the brown leaves in select locations. Unlike the leaves on the base coat, I only did one or two at a time. The blue masking tape doesn't leave a glue residue but it didn't leave a clean paint line as shown in this picture. This was my disappointment in the final product. I should have probably used the new green masking tape - I heard it seals better. Still, an acceptable look for a 50+ year old shotgun that I've converted to a slug gun. Accuracy results will follow in a week or two.



close up showing that the blue masking tape did not hold paint to a clean line.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  104 KB
 Viewed:  3001 Time(s)

close up showing that the blue masking tape did not hold paint to a clean line.jpg


_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
cbsweeney
Member
Member


Joined: Jun 18, 2010
Posts: 197
Location: New York

PostPosted: Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:49 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Really nice job Slimjim. I tried to camo an old .308 1916 Spanish Mauser and it looked terrible, so I just sprayed it 1 color and it looks better. I like the method you used. I sprayed a light color first, then 2 darker colors and tried to use real leaves Shocked What a disaster! I have a pump slug gun I want to camo, If I do, I would use your method.

Tape leaves! So simple, it plum evaded me Very Happy

_________________
Give a man a fish, and he will eat today. Teach a man to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.
Back to top
View user's profile
Ominivision1
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 2985
Location: Iowa

PostPosted: Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:19 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Awesome job SJ, that is a really nice looking gun there. Thanks for sharing the method you use.

_________________
Regards

Limitations are but boundaries created inside our minds.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Gun & Firearm Discussions
Page 3 of 7
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.