Aaron's 1941 M1 Garand

M1 Garand upon arrival. Note the pitting.
After glass beadblasting. Pitting very prominent now.
Left side of receiver. Ding will need weld added. More pitting.
Left side of receiver, just above clip latch. Lots of rust damage.
Front of receiver at barrel ring.
Front of receiver at barrel ring. No more pitting. Fresh parkerizing.
Rear heel of receiver. No more pitting. Saved the markings.
Finished rifle with "Parco Lubrite" manganese phosphate.
Finished rifle. No more pitting. All lines saved.

Take a look at the restoration process of this rifle below.