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Rifle Dipping/Painting....

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by chiz, Oct 9, 2007.

  1. chiz

    chiz Engaging Member

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    Does anyone know where I can get my rifle dipped/painted in the North-East area?

    I'm not sure if I'm going ahead with it yet as I want to know more about it.

    Anyone know anything about it?

    Chiz.
     
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    never heard of any where in the n.e hydrographics dipp them but its expensive if you have a nice looking gun just use green socks to cover it up works for me
     
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    Well, it's a Walnut stock Daystate X2, so it's quite pretty in the first place. On second thoughts, I don't think I want to spoil it!!

    My pals Daystate was dipped before he bought it, it looks really good. The dip has actually got a brand name incorporated into the pattern, so I'd imagine it's quite expensive.

    The green socks idea sounds good, I can get loads of those!!
     
  4. Darren Petts

    Darren Petts Temporarily Alive

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    Hydrographics are in the NE. Near York. Stocks will set you back £150-£200 ish depending on whether they've raised cheekpieces etc and pattern etc. If you're having it done buy a cheapo beech stock rather than having a walnut one covered.
    http://www.hydro-graphics.co.uk/new.swf
    but it's down ATM and last time I looked it'd been hacked.
     
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    I paid £50 more for the walnut stock, so I have a few concerns about dipping it!!

    Dipped rifles look good, but so do walnut ones!! Doh!
     
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    waste of money chiz if you were going to get that done you should of got a beech stock just cover it up with green socks one over the butt the other over the action just keep them in place with elastic bands and darren york is down south wouldnt class it has the north east
     
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    Keep that nice piece of walnut as it is, no need to go changing anything that nice.
     
  8. chiz

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    Yeah, I'm gonna use socks, it'll help protect the finish as well.

    York is south enough for us northern monkeys eh? :p
     
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    Well it sure as hell isn't east midlands.
     
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    its north yorkshire
     
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    yes lad no where near us real men;)
     

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