The pistol is built with 4140 Ordnance steel and finished with a parkerized
The grip frame is identical to a .45 ACP Government Model to the point I was able to swap out the factory supplied checkered rubber grips with a pair of Herrett's fully checkered Cocobolo panels, setting off the Parkerized
finish quite well.
I'm not certain because the parkerized
finish has worn similarly to the frame's.
(with scope) STOCK Walnut FINISH Parkerized
LENGTH OF PULL 13.25 in.
I have a '67 T-series that has had the magazine safety removed, rear sight notch opened up slightly and then given a new Parkerized
As with all Auto-Ordnance M1 Carbines, the wood is high-quality walnut, and all metal parts are Parkerized
As military rifles, Springfields and Garands were recent memories, but even the newfangled M14 had traditional lines and, yes, wore a wooden stock with Parkerized
finish will suffer considerably during installation of the barrel components so it is unlikely that you will have a nice finish when you get the gun assembled.
Despite everything one reads and hears about Bordeaux being "Parkerized
," there were very few of the fruit bombs that wine critic Robert Parker seems to appreciate.
You can have your shotguns Parkerized
by a local gunsmith or have them dipped in a protective camouflage film coating offered by Trebark Camouflage; 540/774-9248.
By 1943, World War II M1911Als featured brown plastic grip panels and a Parkerized