But the manufacturer wanted to expand the Mini-14’s caliber and has recently introduced the rifle in 300 AAC Blackout.
The newest version of the Mini-14 rifle features an optimized gas port that reliably cycles with both supersonic ammunition and subsonic ammunition when a sound suppressor is installed.
The rifle weighs approximately 6.75 lbs., features a 16.1″, 5/8”-24 threaded barrel with a 1:7 twist rate, and is supplied with two, 20-round detachable box magazines.
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The Mini-14’s cold hammer-forged, medium contour, alloy steel barrel and receiver feature a matte black oxide finish. The 16.1”, 5/8”-24 threaded barrel comes with a Ruger flash suppressor, which can be removed to attach sound suppressors or other threaded barrel accessories.
The rifle’s stock is made of a rugged and durable glass-reinforced nylon. The two, 20-round steel magazines provided with the rifle are laser engraved to clearly identify the rifle’s chambering.
A protected, non-glare, post front sight and receiver-mounted, adjustable ghost ring rear sight offer out-of-the-box usability. The receiver-mounted Picatinny rail provided with all Mini-14 rifles offers options for mounting an assortment of optics such as scopes and red dots.
All Mini-14 rifles also feature Ruger integral scope mounts and come with Ruger scope rings for conventional scope mounting.
The Ruger Mini-14 in 300 AAC Blackout has an MSRP of $1,019.
For more information on the Mini-14 in 300 AAC Blackout and other products from Ruger, please visit Ruger.com.