Non-TF: Need Nerf BFG help

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  1. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Bought the Nerf Longshot to paint up, but not actually sure which way to go with it.

    Should I paint it black, then do the edges in silver/gray?

    Or paint the whole thing gun metal grey and put some black wash over areas

    Id like to put a chainsaw baronet on it, but if I did that it'll probably look better in black. Not sure which color to paint it, never did something this big and wanted some second opinions first.


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    I also could'nt find any gunmetal krylon, so I bought some Valspar plastic primer , so the metallic gunmetal paint will stick, since the paint isn't meant for plastic. Hope that works ok.


    Did a test spray on one of those cheap $1 waterguns

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    Thanks in advance
     

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    Silver/gray would probably look more "alive" whatever that means.
     
  3. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    I think you should paint it whatever color you want and if you want to make it look realistic then I'm cool with it.
     
  4. TonyzCustomz

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    The little gun looks cool, just go that route and give it a dark wash later if you want.
     
  5. JOHNDILLINGA

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    Black with Gun Metal Accents!

    And maybe a touch of sliver here and there...
     
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    Flat black. Then give it a silver rub here and there, but leave the parts that look like composite plastics in flat black.

    Maaaan... that's a frickin' SWEET Nerf gun. I love it.

    zmog
     
  7. Chaos Muffin

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    Thx for the replies

    Here it is with 2 coats of clear plastic primer, can't really tell though.

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    Only taped up the scope lenses, trying not to get paint inside

    Was thinking of making it all gunmetal colored, then put some random camoflaug-y black stripes on areas.
    Or If I dont like the grey, will just throw a coat of krylon black over the main body, and leave the edges grey, then put some silver (& maybe some slight copper) wash on the greys.


    Want it too look like it's been used in battle, and scarred up & worn.

    May do the handles in black, still need to take it apart and primer where the 2 guns connect to each other

    I just hate to see a good can of gunmetal not get used after looking everywhere for it :lol 
     
  8. REDLINE

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    This thread is aptly named!
     
  9. Ecmagee1984

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    I say got with Krylon Fusion Hammered Shimmer Black.
    It has specks of silver in it, and will give it a neat look when finished. It looks a lot like a Hammered Gunmetal when dry.
     
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    the thing looks big enough that you could bashit up into the requem blaster if you wanted to
     
  12. Ezilla82

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    That's awesome, and beyond my skills. Read the comments and they seemed pretty bummed out it does'nt fire. But that's what kinda sucks about the Longshot, is it only holds 6 rounds and fires one at a time (it stores another six) A gun this big needs more firepower but I can understand since it's a 2 in 1



    Maybe I'll stick to the Ripley route, just need a flamethrower attachment :lol 
     
  14. Chaos Muffin

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    Got the base coat on

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  15. SMOG

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    Holy crap! You are SO going to get SWAT-Teamed just for having it on your deck! :) 

    I want one so bad, but I don't want to get shot! Waaaah!

    zmog
     
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    Did you take out the limiters in it?
     
  17. TonyzCustomz

    TonyzCustomz Am I doin it rite? TFW2005 Supporter

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    D00d that finish is slick. Just a little weathering here and there and it will be awesome.
     
  18. Chaos Muffin

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    Hav'nt removed anything yet, even though I probably shouldve done that before painting

    Going to do the spring mod to it, by adding a toilet paper roll spring to the piston. But leaving the restrictor in. It'll shoot MUCH farther :lol 

    There's enough room for one of those laser pointers to go in, and beam out the front. May add one

    TC, thanks man

    smog :lol , Im not planning on aiming at anyone or taking it outside , just shooting cats and the gf's ass
    Though Im curious what the cops would think If I was laying in the grass sniping squirrels with it, in the front yard.
     
  19. Ezilla82

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    Its looking very good, Chaos Muffin. It kinda looks like one those guns in Halo series, but I'm just speculating. Good job nonetheless.
     
  20. TonyzCustomz

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    Using different springs makes it work so much better I just stretched the existing springs and it made a big difference. GF's a$$es are always the best targets. Just make sure you play it MGS style and stay hidden.
     

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