Because the A-Team isn't on TV anymore....lol. I don't think I ever saw an episode without the mini-14 in it...lol. Seriously though, I think more just choose the AR over it. The mini-14 and mini-30 are great rifles, just not as appreciated.
" The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to
keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect
themselves against tyranny in Government...." - Thomas Jefferson