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#3042509 - 11/20/12 05:39 PM Re: Stainless steel barrel reflection? [Re: stik]
knightrider
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 Originally Posted By: stik
a stainless barrel reflects no more than a shiny blued barrel. the bluing on my winchester 270 is much more reflective than any of my stainless guns. nickel is another thing all together.
bingo couldnt agree more \:D
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#3042547 - 11/20/12 06:08 PM Re: Stainless steel barrel reflection? [Re: knightrider]
BigD_625
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The nickel barrels will definitely reflect more than the matte finish barrels. I agree that the "real" blue ones will reflect too.
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#3042596 - 11/20/12 06:34 PM Re: Stainless steel barrel reflection? [Re: stik]
Tar12
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I hate stainless barrels! I lightly media blast all of my stainless barrels and actions. The result is very close to the Ruger Target Grey color...no tape to mess with and no place for rust to start.
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#3042607 - 11/20/12 06:38 PM Re: Stainless steel barrel reflection? [Re: Tar12]
Tar12
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Cecils barrel came to me with the media blast finish.Even with the bright camera flash the color is still subdued.


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#3043254 - 11/21/12 07:39 AM Re: Stainless steel barrel reflection? [Re: Tar12]
iowavf
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I really don't worry about mine. Could also have glare from your glasses, sunglasses, or binoculars sometimes too.
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