Tikka T3 stainless finish?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by emmagator, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. emmagator

    emmagator Well-Known Member

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    Im gonna rebarrel my Tikka, but it has a rough stainless finish, its not smooth, like sand blasted or something. Does anyone know what this is so i can match barrel to action?
     
  2. eyeballjr

    eyeballjr Well-Known Member

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    I think they just bead blast them, i'm not sure though
     

  3. emmagator

    emmagator Well-Known Member

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    Bead blast, i think your right. Ill have to find out if the barrel maker im looking to use performs this service. thanks
     
  4. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    I read or heard somewhere it's bead blasted at 30 PSI for the rough look. JohnnyK.