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    Painted Grips be Nice from Factory ( I did mine )

    I like the look and it's something unique (different from every other gun).

    That said, I don't recommend it unless you enjoy repainting or messing with guns. It wears off and /or gets dirty. Not too much trouble to repaint, and it is messing with guns (so you decide).

    I used a spray paint designated for plastic. Just redid the GSG1911 and SW22 Victory a couple days ago.

    Some of my painted grips. Only TAURUS repaints are the G2 and the Spectrum. I think would look good on the TX22 (but be like the G2 have to paint by hand VS Spray as on the guns you can take grip off the gun.

    The grip color in the pictures varies (lighting effects I think). They all appear a bright shinny color (until it wears off or gets dirty GROAN).

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    Very interesting looking! Probably not for me, I have a hard enough time getting around to cleaning them. (Iknow...bad Czechbikr)
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    painting wouldn't be the preferred method of coloring. As you indicated, the paint wears off. you have have to create colored inserts or panels. Without knowing the source of those items, it may not be financially feasible to take on that endeavor.
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    Three or four coats of spray poly would help keep the paint clean and not wear near as much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sid_Matheny View Post
    Three or four coats of spray poly would help keep the paint clean and not wear near as much.
    That could be matte, semi or gloss also...give it depth!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sid_Matheny View Post
    Three or four coats of spray poly would help keep the paint clean and not wear near as much.
    Interesting -- had not thought of that. Wonder where would get that paint.

    I think I bought the Plastic Paint spray can at either WALMART or Hobby Lobby. I would have to look at the can in basement, but think it was KRYLON.
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    The painting certainly make them stand out as your own spin on them. If you like to tinker with things like that, why not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Czechbikr View Post
    Very interesting looking! Probably not for me, I have a hard enough time getting around to cleaning them. (Iknow...bad Czechbikr)
    Aww man, I love cleaning guns. Looks good OP!
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    Quote Originally Posted by taurustoter View Post
    Aww man, I love cleaning guns. Looks good OP!

    Come on over..I've got work for you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Czechbikr View Post
    Come on over..I've got work for you!
    When I was in the Marines, weapons detail was one of the few things I actually enjoyed...I know, I'm strange. Hey, the guns need love too!
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