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Old December 12, 2009, 11:28 PM   #1
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Mini 14 weird question

Do Mini 14's take ar-15 mags or should I say, are they able to?
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Old December 12, 2009, 11:45 PM   #2
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Take a look at any website selling both mags. They way they lock into the weapon is totally different. They are not interchangable.
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They are not interchangable
And besides Ruger mags are more reliable...

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Old December 13, 2009, 02:33 AM   #4
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No a Mini cannot accept an AR15 magazine. The only magazine that recmmend for a Mini is a genuine Ruger magazine. They cost an arm and a leg but they work.
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Not only will they not fit, many of the aftermarket magazines designed for the Mini-14 fail to work, even if they do fit. You're better off sticking with Ruger factory mags for it. The best price I'm aware of for 20 & 30 round mags is at CDNN online... If you can find some original Thermold nylon magazines for the Mini-14, they work equally as well. But, they are no longer in production, so you have to find them used.
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