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  • Posted in thread: mini 14 best and worst optics thread on 11-30-2016 at 12:13 PM
    Sorry, hawk. I just saw your question, so I'll answer it 9 months later. I did try an NCStar
    dot I got at a gun show. Not a bad sight for $65, comes in FDE, held zero, lots of reticle and
    reticle colo...

  • Posted in thread: the finishing touch on my ol' mini on 10-14-2016 at 12:42 PM
    looks great, hawk. I sure like the wood handguard on my M-30, but it will eventually come off
    as I get another Ultimak and Burris FF for it.

  • Posted in thread: Ruger Mini-14 Questons on 07-17-2016 at 01:19 PM
    Best way is to get the barrel threaded to 1/2 x 28. then you can screw on any of dozens of
    flash hiders meant for the AR.Another way is to use a pin on flash hider like the Choate. The
    Choate also com...

  • Posted in thread: Mini-14's aren't accurate???? on 05-15-2016 at 01:10 PM
    +1 on the Savage Axis. I have an old Army buddy that bought one in .243. I helped him lighten
    the trigger, and we worked up some prairie dog hand loads for it. Despite the inexpensive gun
    (and scope h...

  • Posted in thread: I have a $2,000 AR build budget, advice please! on 05-12-2016 at 12:47 PM
    Why is this thread in the Mini-14 section ???????

  • Posted in thread: Remington 870 thoughts on 05-07-2016 at 05:27 AM
    I shot several pumps for bird hunting during my youth, when I went to Alaska after joining the
    Army, I took a Mossberg. Have had several 870's since then. When I wanted to pick up a pump HD
    gun a few ...

  • Posted in thread: Spring Again ! on 04-17-2016 at 10:52 AM
    We had a pretty easy winter here in Montana. I probably could have made it up to my range
    sooner, but have got a jump start on yard projects, been fixing up an older pickup I bought,
    and bought a new ...

  • Posted in thread: AR .223 OK for Mini? on 04-17-2016 at 10:26 AM
    boomhauer, an early 90's Mini would be a pencil barrel (.560" diameter).These are helped
    greatly by putting a strut under the barrel. Most guys find a 35-40% accuracy improvement, and
    with a strut you...

  • Posted in thread: Co witness a Mini with a forward rail? on 04-10-2016 at 03:06 PM
    That's a good idea. JTJ. Flip up sights for AR's are made in a couple different heights for
    same plane or for gas block mounting so you could try omr and see if it matched your front
    sight height clos...

  • Posted in thread: Co witness a Mini with a forward rail? on 04-10-2016 at 02:05 PM
    I am wondering if the rear sight replacement mount for the FF3 would allow a rail mounted rear
    sight to be co witnessed?While you can see the front sight through the Rrages mount for a red
    dot, withou...

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April 18, 2016  •  11:27 AM
My brother has a ranch in Montana, and I would wear out all the MC-1-1's I could get. Be safe.
Jim Rau