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  • Hydro Dip or GunSkins?

    Both Hyro Dipping and GunSkins offer a solution to complete concealment. But they are very different from each other when it comes to the Do-It-Yourself approach. It may be important to consider th...

  • How to thoroughly clean your gun

    The first step to a successful GunSkins installation is preparation. Firearms need to be free from any rounds, magazines ejected, safety on, and in some cases disassembled. However, this next step ...

  • Will heat from the barrel melt the GunSkin?

    GunSkins is made from a heat activated, high-performance vinyl. During the installation process, it is required to hit the material with an even source of heat from either a heat gun or a hair drye...

  • Cerakote or GunSkins?

    Cerakote Firearm Coatings Cerakote finish is often mistaken for paint, but it's not the same at all. Cerakote is a Polymer-Ceramic Composite Coating (mistakenly referred to as Cera-Coating). While ...

  • Common Mistakes to Avoid When Installing

    Simply mention DIY (do it yourself) and some people will start to develop beads of sweat on their forehead. We totally get it. Not everyone considers themselves the crafty type and some would never...

  • How to install a GunSkins Rifle Skin

    Before you begin, let's go through a brief list of tools that will help you install your gun skin. Aside from having your firearm and Rifle Skin, you may also need: a sharp hobby knife, a heat gun...

  • I don't see a kit for my gun. What do you recommend?

    GunSkins offers pre-cut templates for popular firearms, such as the AR-15 and AK-47. However, there are going to be many makes and models that are we won't have specific kits for. Here are a few ex...

  • How to properly use heat

    We always say "a clean gun makes for a clean installation". While this is true, there is another key element for a successful GunSkins camouflage wrap install: Heat. Without it, installation might ...

  • Why isn't GunSkins sticking to the surface of my gun or accessory?

    To the touch, GunSkins isn't incredibly tacky. This isn't a defect in the product, but rather, the defining character of the vinyl because it is a heat activated material. Before installing any Gun...

  • Will my holster affect the GunSkins Pistol Skin?

    I'm sure most of those who wrap their pistols don't intend to put them on display behind a glass case. It was our intention from the beginning that GunSkins were designed for day to day use in the ...