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Old March 20th, 2014, 03:29 PM   #681
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On the mini 14 subject....anyone have any experience with it's big brother the mini 30?
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Old March 20th, 2014, 06:07 PM   #682
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I'm not clearing rooms, nor would that even be in my job description.

Like I said, from my point of view, I have zero use for a short rifle and don't see the hoopla about them. I might be in for a short shotgun but only because it's easier for the wife to use when I am away.
For the record I do not clear rooms or intend on having to. What I do plan on or plan for my wife to do is if needed have the best tool we can have to protect our family. After shooting many different types of firearms and having the wife do the same we have our winner .
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Old March 20th, 2014, 07:53 PM   #683
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Old March 20th, 2014, 07:56 PM   #684
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Old March 20th, 2014, 08:02 PM   #686
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Old March 20th, 2014, 08:22 PM   #687
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I've given consideration to the mini 30... However I've never shot one or don't know anyone who has. Internets are full of bs. Like here for example
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Old March 20th, 2014, 08:50 PM   #688
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I've given consideration to the mini 30... However I've never shot one or don't know anyone who has. Internets are full of bs. Like here for example
Personally, I'd just rather have an AK.
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Personally, I'd just rather have an AK.
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There really isn't anything good about the Mini-14 or Mini-30 except for looks...
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Old March 20th, 2014, 08:59 PM   #690
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^^ That's what I figured with the .762; but I'm really thinking of swooping up a new or newer (2000's and up) model mini 14. They look nice in a parkerized finish with the stock darkened a bit. Just like the m14. I like. A lot.
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Old March 20th, 2014, 09:15 PM   #691
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That's why it's called the Mini-14. It's a mini M-14
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Old March 20th, 2014, 09:19 PM   #692
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Personally, I'd just rather have an AK.
This is the best option for 7.62x39 . We tried to get the round to work in the ar 15 without much luck. I wonder if the mini30 is much better ?
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Old March 20th, 2014, 09:22 PM   #693
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One advantage to the Mini's is their availability in stainless.

I bought a mini-30 stainless synthetic at a local shop a year and a half ago. I paid about $500 out the door with an extra set of Williams sights, three Ruger 20 round mags, two aftermarket 30 round mags, a Ruger soft case, and got him to throw in a set of XD firesights.

I planned to cut it down and build a permanently affixed suppressor, and use the pistol style fire sights. Then crazy things happened last winter, and I sold the gun for $1680, the mags for ~80 each, and kept the firesights and soft case.

I only shot about five rounds through it. I didn't even have sights on it, so I don't know if it would've hit what I was aiming at or not. It did go bang every time though. I'd consider another one if the price was right.

I don't like Ak's though. I'd rather have a Mini, AR, or SKS in 7.62x39. I have nothing against 7.62x39, it trumps 300blk.
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Old March 20th, 2014, 09:26 PM   #694
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This is the best option for 7.62x39 . We tried to get the round to work in the ar 15 without much luck. I wonder if the mini30 is much better ?
Did you use the AK mag lowers?
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Did you use the AK mag lowers?
Yes standard and the AK47 lower. We milled the feed lips back on some magazines and the dedicated lower did work better. It still wasn't a AK as far as being dependable.

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Ugh... I might have to have a custom leather holster made for my HK45 Tactical due to the threaded barrel. God damnit.
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That's why it's called the Mini-14. It's a mini M-14
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Old March 20th, 2014, 10:06 PM   #698
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Keeping my eyes peeled for a decent deal on a 870 super mag or nova 3.5"

Buddy is in search of one for a backup duck gun.

Figured I'd spread the word
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Keeping my eyes peeled for a decent deal on a 870 super mag or nova 3.5"

Buddy is in search of one for a backup duck gun.

Figured I'd spread the word
Williams has one right now, I think they had 310 on it used. It wasn't in bad shape at all.
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If your hard up for 22lr Cabela's has some.
http://www.cabelas.com/checkout/retr...12&WT.tsrc=AFF
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