I have 2 20rd western, I can only put 18 rds to feed. My PMIs are 3/8" taller to give the spring a little more room. Some have reformed the feed lips as they had feed problems, some had problems with them latching properly. Probably relates to Mike Knifongs post on the difference in the magazine latch height, between the new minis (shorter latch), and the older minis (longer latch)
On some of my USA 30's the latch hole in front was punced too low and pushed in causing the front lip to stick up too high, rounds would deflect up and nosedive the edge of the chamber. I opened the hole up topside, bent it flush. and ground a slight ramp on the inside front of mag and they all work fine now.
Mini-14/Mini-30 - Fixed Magazine Kit Device sold at lower price without currently unavailable trigger latch tool.
It was necessary to remove my aftermarket Coughlan Arsenal Ambi Mag Release and OEM mag latch spring. Probably possible to mod the Cogburn Arsenal item, but easier/quicker to...
I've been working on a custom butt plate for a while for a few of my Rugers like the mini 14 and 30, as well as the PCC 9 and ranch American. It's really handy because it slides on and off thanks to my modifications and you don't need to unscrew anything.
I want to know if any owners of the...
While cleaning and lubing I noted some peening on the bolt where it strikes the hammer. You can (hopefully) see where some material has rolled over a bit. Should I just stone it back a bit and perhaps polish the area, or is this cause to send it into Ruger.
It's a 582 series I bought in 2013...
It was way overdue for a complete revamp. Check out the new digs if you have a moment, and let me know what you think. It's still being tweaked, so you may notice some formatting issues.