View Full Version : I really would like the Ruger mini 30

September 20, 2012, 06:56 AM
I really would like the Ruger mini 30, the only problem is what I read
regarding an article about the " breaking firing pins " on the mini 30.
It was an old article, two years. I sent an email to Ruger asking them if this is the case that the mini 30 are having problems with the FP or was the problem is using wrong ammo. I don't know as of yet.

Replies are welcome,

Mayor Al
September 20, 2012, 07:13 AM
I have a Mini-30. Over the past couple of years I have put about 1000 round thru it, mostly cheap Russian ammo. I have had a few FTF here and there, but no other troubles. The FTF is usually due to the ultra-hard primers on that Russian ammo. Here's my Mini-30-

September 20, 2012, 07:30 AM
I have always liked the Ruger Ranch Rifles and Minis. How accurate are yours?

September 20, 2012, 12:18 PM
So a search on this forum for the newer version. The Tactical Mini 30. It seems to have fixed many of the problems of the earlier versions. I would like to own one of the new models myself. There is an excellent review here somewhere.