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In this tutorial I will be showing you how to prepare and paint your airsoft gun in a few easy steps. This is my first instructable so please comment on how you liked or disliked it.

Step 1: Materials

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For this instructable, you will need:

AIRSOFT GUN: That one should have been obvious!

SPRAY PAINT: I recommend using dark colours of spray paint unless you are doing something strange but cool like a yellow wasp camo.

GLOVES: You might think, what are gloves for? You will not want to get spray paint on your fingers or hands or even arms if your can is that messy. (Ours was)

SCREWDRIVER: If you would like to remove parts from your airsoft gun so they don't get painted, simply take out screws and put them in a jar so you don't forget to put them back. (We didn't because our gun was cheap and we might have broken something. it is not suggested that you remove parts if you do not know exactly how to put them back!)

MASKING TAPE OR PAINTERS TAPE: You need this to cover the parts of the gun that you would not like to paint such as the trigger, sights, grip, or stock.

KNIFE OR RAZOR BLADE: I used a small knife to cut away the tape around the edges of the details that I didn't want to paint.

coll structable what is your psn name?
Ch33se874 years ago
Here are some pictures.... So sorry for the three posts.... Hope I didn't annoy anyone.
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Eviil~~PikmiN__{7} (author)  Ch33se874 years ago
Is this your results or did you do this on your own?
Ch33se874 years ago
Are* Sorry...
Ch33se874 years ago
Hey, You can remove the grips from the Crosman pistols, Inside of the magazine well there a tabs that you can press with a screw driver or something else that is long enough and sturdy enough, And the grips should pop off
justjimAZ4 years ago
You did a good job with these. Good luck in the contest!

If you do a lot of spray painting on objects like these, you might think about making or using some kind of rack instead of the box. I also use a box for some things, but for guns and other objects where 360 degree coverage is essential, I know some people use a cookie rack. Personally, I used chicken wire. There is less surface area for any runoff to stick too, and it's easier to get all around the object.

Thought you'd be interested in that.
Eviil~~PikmiN__{7} (author)  justjimAZ4 years ago
thanks for the advice i think i will next time
Booman2464 years ago
tocsik4 years ago
The gold one looks great. Plus I'm glad to see that you left the orange tip. Some people would have painted it too, setting them up for trouble when someone (police, conceal carry permit holders, etc) can't tell its an air soft.
Eviil~~PikmiN__{7} (author)  tocsik4 years ago
thanks im glad you like the gold one
moochaka4 years ago
Wouldn't it be easier to just remove the grips? 'm not entirely sure but it seems a bit easier.
Eviil~~PikmiN__{7} (author)  moochaka4 years ago
i did remove the grip from the gold one but the other two had non-removable grips