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Discussion in 'Other Toys/Hobbies' started by SgtCaboose, Jul 13, 2009.

  1. Bradzac

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    Midnight bronze is just burnt bronze with graphite black in it. Both are usually readily available from the distributor. Unsure of the exact ratio mix, but im sure a bit of googling, or even emailing cerakote directly, will turn up the result.

    The importers will get midnight bronze of you're willing to wait a couple months (worst case). I know this, because I was going to buy some a couple months back.
    They just don't stock it in their usual stock. Talk to SLR coatings as they're the cerakote distributor for Australia.
     
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  2. Vassili

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    SLR can get literally any color from the Cerakote catalogue - normally 3 weeks max wait in my experience.

    And yeah, add 10% black to Burnt Bronze and viola! Midnight Bronze.
     
  3. TheWedgie

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    Thanks! I think he's found a solution.

    Now that he's also found a more local person to Cerakote it, I have to choose whether to get my new T3x in stainless or get it coated.

    (Yes, just a cheap .223 to plink with, but they do the Lite in lefty and it feels comfy enough).
     
  4. dave_dave_dave

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    Get it in stainless and get it cerakoted.
     
  5. TheWedgie

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    Why not just get the slightly cheaper plain one and get that cerakoted? Stainless easier to coat? Better quality?
     
  6. xc351

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    Any chance someone has a generic letter so i can give a few people permission to shoot on my property. This is mainly for mates partners, who wants a license but doesnt quite want to join SSAA yet.

    Also what the min age someone can shoot on my property i know its 11 at the range, but my partner has 10 year old twins that want to come 22lr/air rifle plinking.

    Cheers
     
  7. dave_dave_dave

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    Stainless is always better because reasons.
     
  8. jackeyjoe

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    My dad has a generic one I'd used when I got my license. It basically had the header he used for anything official, and stated that I had permission to shoot on the property that was this size and had these pests. I can't blame him for not joining, I think getting a letter is the best option if you know someone who can give you one, it's the cheapest and has little red tape.

    As for ages, depends on state. You'd need to check state regs as I'm pretty sure it varies. Regardless, if they are taught properly and can use them safely age should be irrelevant.
     
  9. TheWedgie

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    Haha yeah, but if being cerakoted, won't make a difference?

    Was going to get the stainless until I saw mates cerakote.
     
  10. Bradzac

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    Except when you want to put a reamer in it or do any machine work.

    So long as you store it correctly, once cerakoted the exterior won't make a difference but the bore/chamber is still raw. Keep it well maintained and you won't notice any advantage spending the extra $ on stainless.
     
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    Any of you blokes press at the range?

    Thinking a little Lee hand press might be a handy bit of kit to take down with me. Load and shoot as I go..
     
  13. Dougal

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    Not sure what your after RE letter. It's not been that complicated and works for me. I just stick to putting the minimum info asked for;


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    <Date>

    I <Property Owner Name> give permission for <Hunters Name> of <Hunters Address> to hunt on my <Size> acre Rural Property located at <Property Address>

    Signed,

    <Property Owner Full Name>
    <Property Owner Phone Contact>
    Owner;
    <Property Owner Address>
     
  14. prezident doom

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    Just submitted a PTA for my new 9mm. Showing contempt for my wallet I decided to go all out and venture into the STI DVC line up.

    All going well I might even be able to give it a run next weekend :thumbup:
     
  15. prezident doom

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    Saw one of these at Cleavers today in the factory config with the bronze-ish receiver.



    Looks like a really cool package with the take down config. Just about fell off of my chair when I saw the price. I really REALLY wish I could justify the dollars.
     
  16. dandexter

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    How much is the price?
     
  17. prezident doom

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    Just short of $4000.
     
  18. rosen

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    Thats just nuts, its all a gimmick anyway. I'd buy a decent brand name bolt action over that anyday!!
     
  19. prezident doom

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    Yeah that's one hell of a price premium for some tacti-cool fun. However if I could get something similar for under 2k I would be all over it.
     
  20. dandexter

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    $4k is a bit pricey, but if I could justify spending the money I'm get one.
     

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