Camo boat painting... Done !

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atvalaska
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:popcorn: Did it this past summer with some tips and trix from here,my secret... Turn the boat over ..at 24' this was a job ! Pics are backwards... Start at bottom [-X
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Go right athem kayaks/rafters/ floaters ! When u hit the gas the lower set of teeth will greet them !
Go right athem kayaks/rafters/ floaters ! When u hit the gas the lower set of teeth will greet them !
Add some eyes ..a guy has to see where he's going!
Add some eyes ..a guy has to see where he's going!
Add some teeth ..
Add some teeth ..
Lookin good ,I ran around it with a single leaf stencil ..filling "hole" ..done
Lookin good ,I ran around it with a single leaf stencil ..filling "hole" ..done
Add some grass and leaves
Add some grass and leaves
Add some bark
Add some bark
Hit base paint with some background colors
Hit base paint with some background colors
1st coat the bottom with por-15 and top with hard nose paint
1st coat the bottom with por-15 and top with hard nose paint
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Looks good. Very well done.

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Nice job! How's it holding up?


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Man that looks good !
I almost thought it was a wrap, it's that good


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It's a thing of beauty for sure!

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Haha, love the teeth! What size OB do you run on that beast? Looks sharp!

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Merc 150-4s, with w 7.25 lift plate ,as I run both a jet and prop, I carry both and swap as needed. Rattle can paint has come a long way! Flipping the boat makes it easy to do the splash/rolls on the sides..well that and some ceiling tie wires ,bent to pin down the reelfoot stencils as I went.I did some testing... I camo'ed up a couple political yard signs..that I found...painted the boats base color on them them I picked the colors that look the most like my hunting fishing /river bank,
Placed it out in the woods (so to say) then i stood back and looked at it ,thats how the grey got in there...then bam! I hit the rite combo!

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Just melt the 74" of snow I got in the yard..then make the water soft again ...,will ya lord !!!

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Looks sharp, well done!

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I don't know. I noticed that some of the leaf patterns were not scattered enough. Don't you think that the fish will notice....???? Ha Ha

Just pulling your leg. Looks great. It is amazing what a pattern and some flat spray paint can do. I did a console on my G3. My BIL said " well, you really can't make a mistake" He was right!
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I did some more on this boat will put up more pics in a few weeks ! Snow is going ...lots of sun !

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That looks great.

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If it weren't for the teeth I'd never even seen the "boat".

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