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Old January 27, 2000, 05:07 PM   #1
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I have a Remingtion model 870 express 12 gauge. What is the finish called on it. Is it matte, parkerized ....???? I know it is not blued (sp)??? I was going to order a Mossberg barrel for it, but if I cannot get an exact finish match, I will buy a Home Defense instead of a new 18.5 " barrel.
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Old January 27, 2000, 06:27 PM   #2
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I believe it's a low lustre matte finish, definately not blue like the regular 870 Wingmasters. I right?
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Old January 28, 2000, 08:51 AM   #3
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I belive the finsh on the 870 express is nothing more than a matte blue.The guns are blasted, and then they are hot blued.This saves Remington time and money because the parts are not polished like its Wingmaster brother.Throw on a cheaper stock,and there you have it,the 870 EXPRESS. I hope this answers your question.

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