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Old 03-19-2013, 05:34 PM   #1
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Alright so I have been throwing around some ideas about what to do with my '74 to make it a little more unique, I am a huge fan of hunting camo. I have a vinyl wrap on my truck and wanted to ger some ideas and feed back from people that have done something like this or how I should do it. I do not want to do the whole car, either just the sides or stripes. I have played with photoshop a little to get a little hint on what it might look like.

If you have done anything similar with or without camo or wraps please share your pics and thoughts. here are a couple things I have thrown together. Mine is all black, by the way...

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Here is one I saw the whole car done. not too thrilled on this though.
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Old 03-19-2013, 05:38 PM   #2
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I wouldn't do it, but its not my car, if you think it would look nice, go for it. I would say the thing that COULD make the last pic look better is: it looks as if its painted flat, maybe it it has a shine to it with a clear coat it wouldn't be as bad.

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Old 03-19-2013, 05:48 PM   #3
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Camo doesn't work for me, but it's not my car.
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Old 03-19-2013, 05:56 PM   #4
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Intriguing thought, but I've always had a little idea in the back of my mind, that some of nature's colors and schemes could be used in a custom paint or wrap on a car and it would look really good (if it was done nicely).

After walking through a granite store, I was impressed with the absolute beauty of the stone and the patterns and if you could put this on a car, it would be great.

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Old 03-19-2013, 06:25 PM   #5
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Intriguing thought, but I've always had a little idea in the back of my mind, that some of nature's colors and schemes could be used in a custom paint or wrap on a car and it would look really good ]
Agreed! I think It would look very nice. I'm just a sucker for anything camo haha
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:30 PM   #6
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In Arkansas a lot of cars are camo.. I would do the whole thing or nothing at all. The in between jobs just look cheap no matter how well done. Imho of course.
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:44 PM   #7
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Well... If you're getting chased by the cops you will be able to lose em in the bushes easy enough!
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:59 PM   #8
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Not camo but some photoshop of my engine and car ... Click the image to open in full size.
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:44 PM   #9
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Don't we have enough problems with people running into these things?? Do we need to make them harder to see? Maybe you could get a C7 wrap.
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Old 03-19-2013, 10:12 PM   #10
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It's fine for an ATV or an offroad 4x4 but I don't know on a Corvette?
Hey it's your car so you get to do what makes you happy not me or anyone else for that matter.
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Old 03-19-2013, 11:51 PM   #11
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Camo is the redneck version of this:
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If you're going for a theme on a sports car, it should reflect the fact that it's on a sports car. Like a carbon fiber wrap/stripe. It would be real subtle on a black car, but look good up close.

That being said, I respect the right of any car owner to personalize to his/her taste.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:40 AM   #12
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OK. So Skittles are not for everyone.

I am also not a fan of camo on the corvette. I think it suits a 4x4, ATV or something appropriate for that style, but hunting, camo and sportscar just doesnt seem right.

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Old 03-20-2013, 08:34 AM   #13
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Nothing says "bubba" better than a camo Corvette.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:09 PM   #14
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Thanks everyone! Like I said it was an idea and thought I would get others' thoughts on it. Like I said, I have vinyl wrapping on my truck and thought I would see what it would look like and see if anyone else had done any variations of it.
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I dunno, I think it says "yee haw" more than "Bubba."
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First, I hoped it was just a joke, as opposed to a serious inquiry.

Then, I was going to say "There are no words...." but then I saw these:

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I dunno, I think it says "yee haw" more than "Bubba."


I will add that the OP certainly is "thinking outside the box."

A friend of mine bought his girlfriend (as opposed to his wife) a camo bra (part of a complete set, I believe) from Cabela's.

Would that help?

It would certainly be cheaper.

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Don't we have enough problems with people running into these things?? Do we need to make them harder to see? Maybe you could get a C7 wrap.
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Old 03-21-2013, 05:03 AM   #18
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in my opinion, a lot of really big mistakes can be traced back to Photoshop...LOL
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White camo, or just a white camo stripe.

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I will add that the OP certainly is "thinking outside the box."
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