The Ruger Mini 14 uses a proprietary 10, 20, and 30 round magazine that's similar in construction to an M14 magazine only smaller and curved. They will only fit in Mini 14's and are considerably more expensive then AR15 mags! The mags are usually of steel construction and hold the action open on the last shot.... read more ›
Ruger Mini-14 Magazine . 223/5.56 NATO 20 Rounds Steel Blued 90010 Ruger Mini-14 Magazine .... continue reading ›
Why the Mini 14 doesn't take AR Mags - YouTube... read more ›
All models are chambered in both . 223 Remington and 5.56×45mm NATO ammunition except the Target Rifle variant (which is . 223 only).... see more ›
This is a ProMag 30-round magazine for Ruger Mini-14 rifles chambered in . 223 Rem/5.56x45mm NATO. The magazine body and follower are constructed of a proprietary DuPont Zytel-based polymer to ensure a long service life.... view details ›
223 / 5.56 10-Round Magazine Blue Steel. This is a factory 10-round magazine for Ruger Mini-14 rifles in . 223 Rem/5.56mm.... see details ›
- All AR-15 variants (magazines originally designed for this weapon)
- Armalite AR-180B.
- Beretta AR70/90.
- Beretta ARX 160.
- Beretta Rx4 Storm/Benelli MR1.
- IMI Galil/Bernardelli VB-SR.
- Bofors Carl Gustaf Ak 5.
- Bushmaster ACR.
'” The Ruger Mini-14 (top) is identical in function to the AR-15 (bottom) but isn't as popular as the AR-15 and is largely ignored by gun control advocates and policymakers.... view details ›
Piston Operation – The fixed gas piston system used in the Mini 14, based on the M1 Garand, is cleaner and more efficient than the direct impingement action typically used in the AR 15 platform. This feature leads to a cleaner running rifle with less fouling and jamming in the Mini 14 than the AR 15.... see more ›
The Mini-14 saw service in police SWAT and prison units in the United States. The Mini-14 never saw U.S. military service, although Bill Ruger reportedly believed it could have become the U.S. military's service rifle instead of the M16 had the timing been right.... see more ›
They're basically the same rifle
But when it comes to rate of fire, capacity and power – the things people worry about most in a mass shooting – these are basically the same rifle. Yet the Ruger Mini 14 is specifically exempted from the proposed assault weapons ban.... view details ›
223 rounds are virtually identical in size to 5.56mm rounds. This means that the majority of the time, . 223 ammunition will chamber and fire in a 5.56mm chamber and vice versa. However, the biggest difference between the two is that 5.56x45mm ammunition is loaded to a significantly higher pressure than .... continue reading ›