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  1. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    first time out to my favorite range today, southwest of Chicago in Ottawa, Il. Maybe some of the members here are familar with...My 581 series Mini-14 ranch woodstock,blued and Mini-30 tactical...No malfunctions what so ever...They have a great plinking pit, where you can shoot your 18 year olds...
  2. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Gentlemen, I am new to the world of Mini-14s, just purchased my 581 all-weather .223 a week ago. I have been looking into scout rails and I am wondering what a good one to get is. Does anyone have a Amega rail on their Mini-14? This one is the nicest looking one and I like the ability to mount...
  3. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Haven't had this one out since I restocked it in a Boyd's walnut. Shot dingers at 200 rd, easy to hit. Seemed as accurate as my AR15 until the trigger assembly started self-ejecting. You just can't look cool with rifle parts falling at your feet. I'll try the original plastic stock before I...
  4. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    This past December I purchased a brand new 581 series Mini-14 Tactical (blued/synthetic stock). This is my first semi-auto rifle. I have a few semi-auto pistols and everything else is a bolt rifle or pump shotgun. After a long winter, crappy weather on days off, etc, I finally made it to the...
  5. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Well i was asked (nicely:lol:) by another member here to come and tell everyone how great my 581 Mini-30 is so..... I bought my Mini this month last year and have put right around 1600 rounds through it, give or take a few boxes. A 120+ rounds a month or so. Not that that is a ton but it goes...
  6. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Hi everyone and thanks in advance for any help or advice! My blue/wood stock 581 series is currently set up with a 9-13" swivel mount bipod on a screw in stud on the forearm, Winchester quick adjust sling on Uncle Mikes swivels, and a Simmons Pro-Diamond 4x32 optic. Frankly, the scope leaves...
  7. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    I need help figuring out what's wrong with my Mini. It's a 581-series. No scope. Using steel Promag 20-round magazines. Last time I was at the range I got 3 jams of the same type out of 20 rounds. It's the same every time, the fired case gets caught by the bolt as the bolt returns to chamber a...
  8. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Anyone put a reduced bushing on there 581? The reason I ask is I'm curious if it does reduce recoil very much because the hole in the barrel seems much smaller than the bushing and wonder how much the reduced bushing will affect it. I do fling brass quite a ways, the recoil doesn't bother me...
  9. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Interested if anyone has tried this and if there's any noted improvement in accuracy. Thanks.
  10. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Took the Plunge - Tech Sight Took the plunge and ordered a Tech Sight Mini200 sight and IRAS aperture system for my Mini 30. I'll post some pics n such when they arrive. Smling Bob :D
  11. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    I recently picked up a Redfield 3-9x40 to mount on my 581 series all weather Ranch in .223 cal. I used the factory Ruger mounts that came with the rifle & noticed that in order to get a full picture at 9x in needed to slide it back on the mounts so the rear ring is only 1/8" to 3/16" from the...
  12. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Hi everyone and thanks in advance for any help or advice. Started on my second build, a stainless that will eventually have a BC folder and was trying it out with mags from my first mini. Problem - while all mags work fine on my first mini, with 3 of 'em my second mini fails to hold the bolt...
  13. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Has anyone tried the tech-sites rear sight on a 581 series mini? Thoughts? I want mostly to see if it is significantly better than the ruger rear sight. I love the tech sites on my ruger 10/22, just want to see if it's worth ordering the sight for the mini.
  14. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    I'm sure this topic has been beat to death a few times before, but i'm new to the mini-14 & the site. I've found a few see thru mounts but I would like some of your inputs on wich ones are the best for a 581 series. 2 that seemed to stand out are the B-square see thru rail model#14507, & The...
  15. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Traded this for a Yugo AK47 underfolder. I'm sure I'll have no regrets, I hope the owner of my AK feels the same way. First step: figure out how to attach this modified M14 handguard at the back. I think I'll reinforce the handguard with some sheetmetal and fiberglass, then rivet the original...
  16. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Last week I bought a new 581 series mini-14 ranch rifle (wooden stock). Yesterday I went to the range and put around 30 rounds through it. It performed flawlessly and I shot 3.5" groups at 50 yrds using the iron sights. Last night I installed the ultimak rail and a Bushnel Holosight. This...
  17. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    This is a few pictures of my new 581+ series SS Mini 14, I've had it for about 2 months and decided to see if I could fit it into an older 184+ series all wooden stock with the wooden handguard, It only took a small amount of careful chisel work to remove about a 1/4" X 1/8" X 2" strip from...
  18. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    I bought 2 new John Masen 10 round clips for my 581 target. They will not feed. Called Masen and was told they will not work in 581 minis. I did some checking and found that the bottom of the clip lock retainer is .081" to high. This allows the clip to tilt forward enough to let bolt ride across...
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