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Author Topic: Mini 14 stainless ranch accuracy experience  (Read 467 times)

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Re: Mini 14 stainless ranch accuracy experience
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2017, 04:17:59 PM »
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Yeah but still a bit on the pricey side when compared to AR mags which has always been the problem.

I blame Tapco for only making 5 and 30 round options, lol. Which was why I inquired about the pinned 10/30's in another thread.

I honestly thought the SCR was gonna be the bright light the Mini wanted to be, but that company seriously fumbled its public relations in its transition to new ownership. And the sneaky way they depleted stock to slip the price hike in.
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Re: Mini 14 stainless ranch accuracy experience
« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2017, 09:29:17 AM »
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Re: Mini 14 stainless ranch accuracy experience
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2017, 10:18:16 AM »
Great interview. The new version Mini is definitely one of my favorite rifles. It's accurate, reliable, simple, and just plain fun to shoot especially with iron sights. As long as you don't don't dunk it in mud (an unreasonable, but fun to watch test) it'll do just fine and perhaps more reliable than some ARs that require a good amount of lube. If you want the versatility of being able to swap uppers for different tasks then the AR is nice.

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Re: Mini 14 stainless ranch accuracy experience
« Reply #14 on: July 15, 2017, 10:28:49 AM »
Are there any good aftermarket barrel choices for the older mini 14's? Ones that wouldn't cost as much as a new mini 14.  If the older thinner barrels were the only issue with the older minis that is.


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Re: Mini 14 stainless ranch accuracy experience
« Reply #15 on: July 15, 2017, 10:56:57 AM »
I believe the newer ones have tighter tolerances in the receiver and I think one more change I can't remember. A new barrel should definitely help, but I'm not sure if it's cheaper than getting a new one especially after installation costs.

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Re: Mini 14 stainless ranch accuracy experience
« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2017, 11:30:46 AM »
I know some folks like 'em but I had three over the decades and sold them all.