Savage/stevens SxS receiver??

Discussion in 'General Shotgun Discussion' started by mildee, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. mildee

    mildee New Member

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    New here, lurked for a while but dont post much......Got a savage Stevens 311 SxS 16g from my pops and all the receiver looks "tarnished". I've researched And every one I've seen looks this way. My dad says that's the way they were made. Any confirmation?
     
  2. hiwall

    hiwall Active Member

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    Its not tarnished its called "case hardened".
     

  3. mildee

    mildee New Member

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    Cool, appreciate it. I'm learning a bit as i go.