Re: 870 express with wingmaster stock
Well, I guess the thousands of ducks and geese I killed with my Browning Citori must have macular degeneration or something. They came right in to gun range and died, despite the fact that it had a beautiful hi-gloss bluing and high-sheen oiled stock and forearm. If the gun isn't moving, that's not a big deal. If the gun is moving anywhere except to your cheek and shoulder with trigger slap imminent, it doesn't matter what finish you have on your gun. Movement is movement and seen much more easily than some shine from a motionless gun.
Jun1or, one of THE BEST! sporting clays shooters in Western PA/Ohio shoots an 870. While he was still experimenting with gun fit, he had absolutely the ugliest gun I've ever seen. However, when he was posing for pics with a trophy and check, that gun didn't look that bad. Believe me, it was FUGLY!!!