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Posted in thread: Looking for a rifle for my dad for Christmas on 11-27-2010 at 07:52 AM
Wow...I got sucked into that Armslist.com website looking at guns for sale from every state in
the country. Even saw a Thompson Tommy gun. Holy smokes. Thanks for the link.
Posted in thread: Which is Faster Twist Rate on 11-27-2010 at 07:23 AM
No, I got it backwards, heavier bullets work better with a faster twist rate and lighter
bullets work better with a slower twist rate. But why is this true. I found a thread in the
Mini 14 forum and a...
Posted in thread: Which is Faster Twist Rate on 11-27-2010 at 07:17 AM
I have heard that some ammo works better with a fast or slow twist rate. Any explanation for
this? I believe it was a heavier grained bullet works better with a slower twist rate and a
lighter grain w...
Posted in thread: Which is Faster Twist Rate on 11-27-2010 at 06:41 AM
I have been wondering which is faster and which is slower where twist rates are concerned.
GivenTwist Rates: 1:9, 1:8, 1:7 Which is fastest and which is slowest? I am assuming that 1:7
is faster than ...
Posted in thread: Ammunition Question on 11-25-2010 at 04:45 PM
Thanks for the info guys. I'm going to look at the receiver on my Mini 14 to see what it says
regarding ammo. Don't know why it didn't occur to me to look there first.
Posted in thread: My birthday present last year. on 11-25-2010 at 04:38 PM
You don't need any passport. Just sneak across the border and Nancy Pelosi will be there to
greet you. You may want to update your shots first however. You don't want to catch what they
Posted in thread: Long range with a .223, how possible? on 11-25-2010 at 07:47 AM
Thanks for that info. I'll check my barrel. I suspect I am only able to shoot .223 and if that
is true it is no great loss. I appreciate your response.
Posted in thread: My birthday present last year. on 11-25-2010 at 07:21 AM
Now what kind of holster are you going to put that thing into? Looks way cool. How often do you
find yourself shooting with the stock folded?
Posted in thread: Ammunition Question on 11-25-2010 at 07:18 AM
Here is a question for anyone who knows...My Mini 14 is about 10 - 15 years old. Can I (Should
I) shoot 5.56 NATO ammo through it? I have only been shooting .223 and lately I have heard that
.223 is t...
Posted in thread: mini on 11-25-2010 at 07:13 AM
Mini 14s are just plain fun to shoot. The action is smooth and machine like in its motion. I
could shoot all day long and not get fatigued. Always brings a smile to my face when I shoot
it. Wouldn't t...