I've owned a Mini-14 since 1996 (or so) and maybe I'm fortunate, but mine seems as accurate as any semi-auto I've fired. Is it a tack-driver? Nope, but it wasn't designed to be one. The original concept was as a military carbine, but was beat out by Stoner's Jet Age rifle. For my purposes, it is a great little rifle. I like it. In fact, every time I have to clean my AR, I like my Mini even more.
I replaced the wooden stock with a folder, and stuck a flash compensator on the muzzle, but it is otherwise as it was manufactured.
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