Originally Posted by JPShooter
Hi all, first post here!
I just got a new Savage Mod. 10 FCP-K and have taken a look down the bore with a scope and it looks as if the entire bore surface is clear coated. Is this a practice to inhibit rust while sitting on the shelf awaiting sale?
I may be imagining or seeing things, but that's what it look like to me.
Thanks for any input,
Hello Jake. I have never heard of this "coating." Many firearms makers will test shoot a rifle, roughly 3 shots, box it up and send it out. Regardless, before you shoot it, clean it thoroughly, and dry patch out all oil, or solvent prior to shooting, always. Never shoot a "wet" bore (due to oil, solvent, or anything), as you risk bulging the bbl.
Good luck. I've been hearing very good accuracy things about Savage in the last 10 years.