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Old October 23rd, 2012, 07:31 PM   #1
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Default want to buy ruger mini 14

Looking to spend about 500 but if intrested I have some cj parts left , 3spd and t case from a 304 , gas tank and also some nice almost new 225/70/15 of stock ranger wheels please text with pictures 2484964868
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 08:35 PM   #2
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Hey don't want to hijack or bust balls, not at all what I'm doing. Just curious what you are looking to do with this? I love Rugers, have half dozen of them. HOWEVER the mini 14 is the one exception to my satisfaction with Ruger products. I wasn't able to hold a group for shit with it. Maybe I suck, or maybe got a lemon, just wanted to give you that heads up before you picked one up assuming it was a tack driver. Good luck with your search, I'll check with a buddy from work. Not sure if it sold or not but know he was looking to sell his for same reason.
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 08:39 PM   #3
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I have one as well, It is not an acurate weapon, in consideration to a bolt action rifle. It is more of an obnoxiously loud spray and pray, I would argue that it has a faster rate of off hand fire than eather of my AR base rifles, mine is a short carbine, and it is stunningly load with a fantastic fire muzzle flash. It is fun to fire but it is not accurateas a tac driver no way.
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Old October 24th, 2012, 11:19 AM   #4
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Ruger revamped the tooling for the Mini 14 a few years ago. They now offer a varmint version with a heavy barrel that will hold a decent group, not bolt action varmint accuracy but much better than the 4-5" groups the older models shot. I haven't had enough time to dial mine in and I think it needs a better scope. I think I paid about $800 for the new varmint model a couple years ago.
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Old October 25th, 2012, 09:47 AM   #5
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Id also be intrested in a mini 30
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Old October 25th, 2012, 10:04 AM   #6
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Have you searched MGO?
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Old October 25th, 2012, 10:52 AM   #7
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I like my Mini-14 Ranch for plinking fun. One great advantage over my AR is that it gladly uses all forms of .223/5.56 with no issues - even steel-cased eastern european junk.

NOT a tack-driver.
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Old October 26th, 2012, 10:37 AM   #8
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the one i had jammed probably 1 out of 10 shots, probably just the gun but i was not happy with it
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