Keep the Colt, they're not making any more. Mini's will always be available. Then buy a 581 series when you can afford it. The 581 series is my favorite. I've had three Mini's, an older 181 series and two 581's. Believe me, the new ones shoot way better out of the box.
The only reason to sell the Colt and buy a Mini is if you need a SHTF rifle right now. Otherwise, figure out a way to keep it if you can.
With my budget, the only way I can buy something is if I sell something else first.
If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen. ― Samuel Adams
Last edited by CA357; 03-11-2011 at 12:27 AM.