Taking a look back at the Ruger Mini Thirty, which took the Mini-14 design and combined it with the 7.62x39 mm cartridge.
American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz explains why Ruger's Mini Thirty is a great all-around carbine for target shooting, hunting, predator control and personal defense.
These days, with daily commutes measured in hours and road trips in weeks, many of us practically live in our vehicles.
For a company that is as American as apple pie, Ruger has been in the 7.62x39 mm business for a long time.
Is the lacquer coating on the steel cases of Russian-made 7.62x39 mm ammunition causing rounds to stick in the chamber of a Ruger Mini Thirty?