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  1. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    New mini 30 owner! Found a barely used (<100 rds fired) mini 30 582 series. The box it came with was dated august 2012. It is blued, with a syn stock. The barrel is thick with no taper. The reciever is marked ranch rifle 7.62x39. I got it for $700 and the box was marked 1,088$! Yikes :o I...
  2. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Hey guys... Could someone take a minute and snap a shot of the top of their gas block?? I've read that the gas block screws are supposed to be staked, but mine are not. I believe I know what staked is but now I'm questioning myself. My screws don't extend past the holes and is about flush...
  3. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Hey all!! Just took my new Mini Thirty to the range yesterday and was surprised by how well it shot and how much fun it really is!! Took my new baby home for cleaning and noticed a few things. Upon removing the slide arm I noticed some wear marks on the bottom side of the barrel. Sorry for...
  4. New member introduction
    Hey everyone!! New member to the forums here. Been browsing for a little while now and thought I'd register and join in on all the shenanigans. Also recently got my first rifle. Ruger Mini Thirty Ranch 7.62x39. :D Took it out for the first time yesterday and LOVED IT!! Shot really well I...
  5. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    My 581 series Mini 30(pictured below). Its a Ranch, came in black synthetic stock, SS barrel and such. I've been getting lots of failure to fires. The rounds almost always fire the second time, but I hate having to eject the ftf and pick it up, interrupting my shooting fun! When I first got...
  6. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Hey everyone, I was just at the range with my 581-series s/s m30 ranch. I was testing out my mo-reaper front sight/brake combo that I just put on(thanks Kelly), and on the 3rd or 4th shot the trigger wouldn't pull. I checked it out and noticed the trigger guard had come unlatched. This...
  7. Ruger Mini-14 and Mini-30
    Hey mini fans, I have a 581 M30 SS ranch. First question- I saw a few weeks ago on georgia-arms.com 300 rounds of 7.62 brass (once fired and reloaded i think) for $100. Its no longer on the site, probably sold out. Anyone know where I can get affordable brass? Second question- I was shooting...
  8. For Sale - Complete Firearms
    I have a ruger mini 30 stainless ranch rifle for sale.I bought this gun new with several others during the pre-ban day`s.this gun has been shot very little.the gun has a nikon 3x9x50 mm scope mounted on ruger extra high stainless mounts and has a synthetic stock.I have 3-30 round stainless...
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