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Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum Today, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Misfire51
sandog , really like the way your m30 has evolved...

sandog , really like the way your m30 has evolved , Where did you buy the sling from, it looks great.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-05-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 507
Posted By Misfire51
Sandog, good info on the stain. I will pick up...

Sandog, good info on the stain. I will pick up some walnut so I don't have to sand and start over.
As far as ammo goes , the Tula ammo in 223 has boxer primers but its still pretty crappy stuff. I...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-03-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 507
Posted By Misfire51
That Baby's lookin good. I stripped down my older...

That Baby's lookin good. I stripped down my older mini curved stock to re stain it. That Factory stain is a bear to get off. I first hit it with a walnut stain and then took a blacking stain for the...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 04-30-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Misfire51
Oh I will make some adjustments to the gas port...

Oh I will make some adjustments to the gas port bushings but not until I have run about 500 rnds thru it. I want to make sure that this Mini is rock soild.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 04-30-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Misfire51
Upon shooting my new 583 series Tactical , I...

Upon shooting my new 583 series Tactical , I noticed that all my brass was in one pile about 15' away , none of the brass had any damage at all , not like I used to get.

Maybe my bolt , which I...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 04-30-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By Misfire51
I have long arms , so that does not work for me....

I have long arms , so that does not work for me. Glad you figured it out.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 04-30-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Misfire51
Looks great Steve. stole a page from your play...

Looks great Steve. stole a page from your play book and drilled out my safety to match the M1A. Great observation my friend. My new Mini looks complete now. All these years and I could not figure out...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 03-26-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Misfire51
Make sure the trigger is cocked before trying to...

Make sure the trigger is cocked before trying to dissemble or reassemble. After you remove the trigger you do not have to snap the guard back , leave it the way it was when you took it out. Hope this...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 03-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By Misfire51
I always use a butane pencil torch, only heat the...

I always use a butane pencil torch, only heat the screw, it will melt the Loctite. Don't like banging on my guns unless necessary.

I just got a call from Rugers c/s . They are going to send me a...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 03-21-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Misfire51
Try shooting fruit . Nothing worse than having to...

Try shooting fruit . Nothing worse than having to go and pick up a bunch of broken crap that you shot up. Pack it in Pack it out. Fruit just biodegrades, plus its very brightly colored.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 03-19-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By Misfire51
Totally agree on the Choate hand guard if you are...

Totally agree on the Choate hand guard if you are not going to run an ultimak rail. The stock handguard has poor ventilation. A trigger job will help considerably or even just polishing the hammer...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 03-19-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Misfire51
Brother that is a super clean install job of that...

Brother that is a super clean install job of that swivel, I will be checking out your links , that is something that I definitely want to do to mine. As always , your gun looks bitchen dude.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 03-18-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By Misfire51
Sandog , lets see a pic of that side mounted...

Sandog , lets see a pic of that side mounted sling, been thinking of doing that to my Hogue. And a little about the install.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 03-17-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By Misfire51
Love that Mini CO , mines going back to Ruger...

Love that Mini CO , mines going back to Ruger today fore some ejection problems. Its the 3rd time , hope they get it rite this time.:crazy:
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 02-25-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Misfire51
Picked up a new Mini 30 Tactical for one of my...

Picked up a new Mini 30 Tactical for one of my neighbors last week. On Sunday we went shooting. We cleaned the gun first and then lightly oiled it. We started with PMC brass using 20 rnd mags with 10...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 02-21-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Misfire51
Almost all feeding issues with a hi cap semi auto...

Almost all feeding issues with a hi cap semi auto carbine are magazine related. I have had brand new factory Ruger mags that would not feed , alittle tweeking of the mag lips and they worked fine. I...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 02-08-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Misfire51
This is straight from Rugers C/S hope it helps. ...

This is straight from Rugers C/S hope it helps.
The original Mini-14’s with threaded muzzle were 9/16-24 until changed to ½-28 effective 7/10/2009. All long barrel (18½” .223/5.56 & 7.62 X 39)...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 02-03-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Misfire51
I assume you shortened the barrel to legal length...

I assume you shortened the barrel to legal length ? Probley 16", If so my 16" tactical does not like .45 gas port bushings . It runs fine with .50 or larger, still throws brass 10-15' but its...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 12-27-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 59,823
Posted By Misfire51
Looks Great!

Looks Great!
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 12-26-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Misfire51
Heres some pics of my 196 with the choate...

Heres some pics of my 196 with the choate handguard in different stocks. The 196 is a skinny barrel and the hand guard fits great . My 582 wares the choate now.:cool:
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 12-13-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Misfire51
Leave it the way it is , put a Choate handguard...

Leave it the way it is , put a Choate handguard on it and call it good. That's the only up grade the Mini stock need's. The attorney designed don't get you fingers caught on the op rod or we will sue...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 10-28-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,723
Posted By Misfire51
Ok hawkguy I found it. It's gunville.com. /...

Ok hawkguy I found it. It's gunville.com. / 336-425-3888 Ruger Walnut repro handguard 65.00 it's on page 5 of the gunstock section . Check it out, hope this help's . Tony
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 10-28-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,723
Posted By Misfire51
Cool thank's for the info, I will look at some of...

Cool thank's for the info, I will look at some of the sites that I have , I know there is one that makes replica wood hand guards for the Mini and they are really nice. I don't remember the $$ but it...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 10-28-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,723
Posted By Misfire51
Nice lookin Mini, Who make's the hand guard ,...

Nice lookin Mini, Who make's the hand guard , where did you get and how much, If you don't mind. Tony
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 10-28-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By Misfire51
The Mini 14 tactical is a light weight Carbine, I...

The Mini 14 tactical is a light weight Carbine, I would shoot from a bag or a rest , if you want to keep the muzzle down than put a break on it. The bipods just ad to much weight to the gun. Now a...
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