Let’s give credit where credit is due. The Ruger Mini 14, for all the accuracy issues it had at the beginning, is a rugged, ridiculously reliable, handy little rifle. It’s quick to the shoulder, easy and fun to shoot, has very little recoil and is chambered for a fairly powerful and versatile cartridge.
Yes, this is yet another quick review of the ever popular and yet much maligned Ruger Mini 14. The Mini 14 and later the Mini 30 have been popular with shooters since their creation, and there are many reasons why.
The question that keeps coming my way is, “What about the AR-15? I’ve actually had people question whether I even like ARs or even have one. Well, I do and I do.