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mini-14 mags?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Gary_P, Sep 17, 2004.

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  1. Gary_P

    Gary_P Member

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    anyone know if we will see 20-30 round magazines from them NEW not the average 12-15 yr-old magazines that sell for more than I care to spend?

    and what about the factory folding stock?

    anyone?
    anyone?



    thanks,
    Gary
     
  2. nipprdog

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    no,

    and no.

    sorry.
     
  3. SunBear

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    Search on www.rugerforum.com. There was a thread over there supposedly quoting a Ruger spokesman. They will supply 15-rd pistol mags but no full -cap Mini-14 mags .:barf:
     
  4. R.H. Lee

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    Dump the mini and get an SKS.
     
  5. Matt Sutton

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    I picked up a few 20 rounders made by USA mag a while back.

    I doubt Ruger, after the AWB sunset, will be making hi-caps at least for a few years. They are pretty PC at Ruger.
     
  7. MaceWindu

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    You can purchase LEO factory mags from www.fourfourmag.com for a very reasonable price.




    ..as for that quote, no thanks, handy rifle but I would like to shoot farther than 75 yrds ACCURATELY....:neener:


    MaceWindu
     
  8. 4v50 Gary

    4v50 Gary Moderator Staff Member

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    20 Round Ruger factory mags for $32. Not bad, but I've plenty of mags. :) Too bad my gun is in NV (folder plus evil bayonet lug & flash suppressor). :(
     
  9. Bwana John

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    Do you concider a Mini 14 accurate?? :confused:
     
  10. 4v50 Gary

    4v50 Gary Moderator Staff Member

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    In one thread here, our member had the barrel shortened to 16 1/2". This improved accuarcy as it was shorter (stiffer). If I ever buy another Mini, I'm going to try this myself.
     
  11. WT

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    As Bill Ruger said "An honest man does not need a magazine holding more than 10 rounds."
     
  12. dave3006

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    I have mine shortened below 16" and a muzzlebrake added to get it to the legal 16". It is a solid 2-3 MOA gun. But, the biggest benefit is no POI drift as the gun heats up.

    3000 rounds and not one malfunction with PMI mags using cheap Wolf ammo.

    The Mini is a good gun.
     
  13. Rebeldon

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    What is he saying...that cops and soldiers are dishonest? :rolleyes:
     
  14. MaceWindu

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    I consider THIS ONE accurate :D


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    and THIS ONE... :D

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    ...nuff said...:neener:

    MaceWindu
     
  15. Bwana John

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    The 3 mini 14s, and 1 ranch rifle (all 4 stock) which I have owned were neither precise nor were they accurate. One of the minis was not dependable.
     
  16. 4v50 Gary

    4v50 Gary Moderator Staff Member

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    MaceWindu - what type of groups do you get with your Minis? Do you hand load or use factory?
     
  17. MaceWindu

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    I can get under 1 MOA with factory ammo. I would like to get some match ammo and see what they can do. EG: handloads or Black Hills...They are VERY accurate carbines....always get looks and questions @ the range: Are THOSE mini's?:scrutiny:


    Yup...:D

    MaceWindu
     
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    MaceWindu - what did you have to do to build these rifles, and how much did it cost you (roughly)?
     
  19. MaceWindu

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    www.accuracysystemsinc.com

    Cost = $$$ :D

    Since we cannot have AR platforms in the PRK and I did not want a FAB-10:barf: (basically a neutered AR), I got a highly accurized Mini-14 that has a proven gas system and solved the barrel problem.

    Yeah it cost $$$ but, Colt AR = $750 - $1000, ACOG = $750 - $1000, I figure I did ok.....

    Also, buy a used Mini for about $350 and send it to them (6 month wait :scrutiny: :fire: :cuss: ) and they send back a true work of art....


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  20. Bwana John

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    J&G Sales in Prescptt, AZ is showing Ruger Mini-14 factory mags, both 20s, and 30s for $99.95.
     
  21. feedthehogs

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    I don't trust a man or company for that matter that doesn't trust the very people that buy its product.

    "No honest man needs a Ruger."
     
  22. MaceWindu

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    :confused:


    I'm sorry you feel that way but I cannot have an AR...and I have plenty of high caps...I am not honest??:confused:


    MaceWindu
     
  23. MaceWindu

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    feedthehogs,


    Remember that Florida is a different WORLD than Kali..: CCW allowed, AR's, AK's, .50 Cal....night and day my friend....


    MaceWindu
     
  24. Bwana John

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    When I lived in Kali I solved the problems I experanced with the mini in a PC way by going to the full sized version, the M-1a. Accurate, precise, reliable, in a get it done caliber. I tried M-1s, M-1 carbines, Mini-14s, and the M-1a when living in Kalifornistan (the patriotic and therefore PC homeland defense style rifles) While they all were fun, only the M-1a did it all with only the loss of the selector and supressoror or bayonet lug. Now that Im in AZ its FALs, ARs, and AKs (and 1919s ect...):cool:
     
  25. Mannlicher

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    I bought some of the LEO mags from FourFourMag. They should be here Monday. I still have 10 preban 20 round mags in blister packs, and I broke out two of them today when I went to the range. I took my preban Ranch Rifle. I recently put on a John Masen Muzzlebrake/flashhider, and a recoil pad to extend the trigger pull. Both seem to be good additions. At 100 yards today, shooting from both sitting and kneeling positions, I was able to group three shots into 1 1/2 inch. This is about one inch better than I have been doing with this rifle. I do use a scope on this rifle, a old 2 X 7 Redfield FiveStar 20mm tube.
    I have other .223 rifles, and took a Bushmaster and an Armalite today also, but I still like that Ruger a lot.
     
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