Quote Originally Posted by glp View Post
is speedy Gonzales and the pattern on the barrel is made by polishing the barrel, then putting on plastic mesh and bead blasting it. The mesh keeps the area under it bright producing the contrast. I'm with the previous poster to assume you will need to rebarrel it unless you can positively determine the current barrel is not shot out via a bore scope exam.
Never had heard of that technique before. I was an industrial tool and die guy and not much into the art side but that is ingenious and makes perfect sense.

Wallydog