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Ruger® Mini-14® Ranch Rifle

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.223 Remington/ 5.56 NATO

Stainless Steel

Synthetic Black

Barrel Length:
18.5"

Round Capacity:
5 + 1

Hand:
Right

Gun Weight:
6.75 lbs.
A favorite for any application where maneuverability and ease of handling are priorities, the Ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle is made for unparalleled reliability in harsh conditions. The Mini-14 Ranch starts with a simple and rugged Garand-style action with breechbolt locking system for trustworthy performance in less than optimal operating conditions. The gun's heavy, hammer-forged, 18.5'' stainless steel barrel is extra rigid for exceptional accuracy.  Rear adjustable aperture sight and protected, non-glare post front sight. Patented integral scope mounts machined directly on the solid-steel receiver provide a stable mounting surface for scope rings. The Mini-14 All Weather Ranch Rifle's black synthetic stock is checkered for a sure grip in any weather condition. Garand-type safety.
Rated 4 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ruger Mini 14 This is the rifle I used many years ago on a municiple SWAT Team., I selected this weapon because it was reliable and accurate out to 100-150 yards or so. That said, here's the skinny on this weapon guys. It is reliable, accurate for the stated purposes and never,,, NEVER malfunctioned on me. I could take this weapon out to 200 yards on a basketball sized target with the iron sights. It is a easy shooting gun with minimal recoil. Easy to maintain and clean, and shoulders well even for smaller shooters. The downside goes like this. I wouldn't depend on this weapon much beyond 150 yards even though I could hit the target further out. Do not even THINK of putting a scope on this weapon. Because of it's design the mounts,, not the rifle or scope,, are just not reliable. In addition, the rear sight is a pain. It's great once you get it set up but getting to that point is a hassel. Overall, I liked the weapon. When the AR's were jamming up and wouldn't fire, the Mini was just cranking along with never a problem. If I wanted a good all around weapon for 150 yards or less, you can't beat this one. It's a fun gun to shoot and a great trainer for kids. But stay with the iron sights. January 16, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by One of my favorites This is one of my favorite guns. I know a lot of people will complain about accuracy. If you fancy yourself as some kind of sniper and want a tack driver, you should buy a bolt action with a 28 inch heavy barrel. This is fun to shoot and is very reliable. You can buy an AR for twice the money, but, from what I've read, they have a much greater tendency to jam. The Mini 14 is easy to carry and a good varmint gun. March 17, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fun to shoot! I've never shot a rifle more fun to shoot than this one. Its no tack driver at 100 yards and out but its not designed for that. Perfect rifle for coyotes or any other varmits. Light recoil and relatively inexpensive to shoot...mine's never hungup and i've shot it quite a bit.. December 22, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Gun I Own This gun is excellent. It meets every aspect of it's design criteria. It isn't exactly a marksman's weapon but it wasn't intended to be. It is built strong, operates smoothly, and is perfectly reliable. Have had several successful hog, jackrabbit, and deer hunts with this rifle. Outfitting with 20 and 30 round magazines offer excellent home protection use as well. The only issue I have is prolonged fire (30-50 rounds in 3 minutes or so) really heats up the barrel which can be a concern. It is also somewhat heavy for a carbine. But other than that, there is not a gun I own that I enjoy shooting more than this. I highly recommend it. December 3, 2010
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This model indicates it has a 5+1 capacity. Will it accept larger mags ?
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This can hold up to a 30 round factory Ruger Magazine. Comes standard with a 5 round + one in the chamber ( safety on )
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Yes! Ruger sells 20 round magazines for the Ruger Mini-14. There are other aftermarket manufacturers who sell various capacity magazines for the Ruger Mini-14.
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Yes and no. It has a 1:9 rifling which would not stabilize a bullet heavier than 62grn. with the right ammo yes but not as effectively as a 308, 30-30, 7MM, 300 WSM Etc. If I were hunting deer with a 223 / 5.56 I would def have a 1:7 twist rate barrel so I could run 75-77gr Sierra Match bullets. but Theoretically you could take down a deer with a 22 assuming you had the right shot placement.
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Could you? Yes. Should you? No. And it may be illegal in some places!

If you want a rifle like this to hunt deer choose the Ruger Mini-30 which is chambered for the 7.62x39mm and use ammunition with a 120-150 grain soft-point bullet.
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The .223 Remington, and 5.56 can be fatal to a deer of that size, however, as the previous poster stated, shot placement is of extreme importance. Additionally, you should check with your State's Wildlife and Fisheries Department, some States have a minimum caliber allowed to be used in the taking of deer. One other note, the .223 and 5.56 are identical in physical specifications, however, the 5.56 does produce a much higher pressure and should only be use in weapons that are clearly marked 5.56 on the barrel ..
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It all depends on your accuracy. I've seen a .223 take out an 800 pound charging Holstein by a crack shot local police tactical team member. The cop just happens to be my neighbour.
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NO. The two are NOT the same. The .223 and 5.56 are physically the same dimensions, however, the 5.56 operates at a much higher pressure than that of the .223. A weapon stamped .223 Remington can only safely fire the .223. A weapon stamped 5.56 can fire the 5.56 and .223. The Ruger Mini 14 is stamped 5.56 and can therefore chamber and safely fire both cartridges
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Yes this rifle is designed for .223/5.56. Are they the same round? NO! You can shoot .223 rounds from almost any 5.56 chamber, but ONLY .223 can be used in a .223. The NATO rounds are high pressure military spec and may cause damage/failure to the milder civilian weapon design. The Mini-14 is engineered for both, per their web site where it is listed as .223/5.56
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Yes,, with no problems
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I believe the .223 and 5.56 are the same round, just described in different terms of measurement...like 12 inches or a foot.
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Yes. This makes it easy to get cheap ammo because it will fire NATO rounds unlike the finicky AR's.
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