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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 16:04 pm 
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Hi.

Can anyone tell me how to get a modern genuine forgrip the same colour as a WW2 one?

The WW2 woodwork is a cherry red.

Any idea of what polish / oil etc I should use?

Cheers. :?

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Wood dye, maybe?? :lol:


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strip the varnish (if any) off

lightly rub down with steel wool - 0000 grade

dampen the wood slightly with a cloth - then apply dye sparingly

repeat last stage until suitable colour reached


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Wood dye?

Can I get it from B&Q?

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rob8066 wrote:
Wood dye?

Can I get it from B&Q?

Cheers


You'd probably be better off going to a hobby or modelling shop (not the sort that charge extra if you keep the lense cap on...) :lol:

I'd use oill based dye - but alcohol based ones are good too

IF you can it may be worth taking in the WOOD ONLY sections to show them the colour your trying to match


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Cheers Jonathan.

Exactly the info I needed.

All the best. :P

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