Ranch Rifle

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by mr.t7024, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

    Well I got to shoot my Mini 14 today. I put 100 rounds through it,It shot like a dream. My wife got it for me for Christmas and I am sure glad she did! Had to make this report to all!:)
     
  2. lonewolf204

    lonewolf204 Well-Known Member

    Apr 10, 2011
    Oklahoma
    Congratulations! I hope you have as much fun with it as I do mine.
     

  3. American Leader

    American Leader Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    Iowa
    Yes, I hear they are a really nice rifle. When you get the time please give us a range report as well with a pic! Congrats on your excellent gift!
     
  4. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    They are a true survival rifle.
     
  5. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2009
    naugatuck,Ct.
    well i can't see a picture maybe u forgot to put a picture up for me????????????
     
  6. Little Rooster

    Little Rooster New Member

    563
    Oct 17, 2007
    Old Dominion



    and one you can dress up nicely

    Like Beth said....pictures
     
  7. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

    I have not learned how to post pictures yet.... I know I will have to upgrade my skills PDQ (pretty dam quick).:)
     
  8. I am gonna ask you a "I'm just curious" question, MRT. What sort of groups did you get with your new Mini? I am asking because I used to own an old Series 180 (original production run) Mini, and frankly, the only reason I sold it was because most of my (SCOPED!) 100 yard targets looked like a shotgun pattern! Have they improved the out of the box accuracy of the Mini's? I would love to have another, but if its the same "6 incher" that my 180 was, I think I will wait. :)
     
  9. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    They average 3-4 out of the box. the new ones with the thicker tapered barrels are a little better. You have to do pretty extensive work to even get one to approach MOA.
     
  10. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    No complaints........3"@100yds
     

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  11. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

    Groups were right around 3 inches at a hundred yards.This gun serial#'s start with 581- xxxxx. They did have problems with earlier ones like U mentioned! Needless to say, that was with open sights,and that's how I am going to leave it for now, I think... .:)
     
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