This is the difference that an oiled finish with Alkanet Root Oil (Red Oil) over the factory finish:-
As the rifle came to me with a slightly worn finish. So this was stripped off with Nitromors and a couple of small marks steamed out then after drying a few coats of Red Oil applied to highlight the grain.
Which it did quite nicely. It has not achieved the worn glossy handled look yet but it will get there with use .
These are the Leupold Q/R mounts we spoke about on that 1200 Super:-
The bases of these on this rifle required "fitting" as they didn't match the actions profile perfectly, shame about that as they cost around £85 . The weaver bases are the cheapest option and they can take a wide variety of different rings.