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[SHOT 2024] The A-Team Is Back: Ruger Reintroduces Folding Stock Mini 14

Ruger Folding Stock Mini 14

At SHOT Show 2024, Ruger has reintroduced a classic design with the addition of a folding stock Mini 14 rifle to their lineup. This new offering caters to enthusiasts of traditional aesthetics, equipped with the A-TM stock crafted by Samson Manufacturing. Not only does this model draw on the heritage of the Mini 14, but it also incorporates modern functionality.

The Mini 14 features an 18.5-inch barrel with a 1:9 twist rate. Ruger has provided a 20-round magazine as standard, which comes with a silver finish, complementing the rifle’s distinctive folding stock.

[SHOT 2024] The A-Team Is Back: Ruger Reintroduces Folding Stock Mini 14

Ruger Folding Stock Mini 14

Another notable aspect of this rifle is the front sight’s integral bayonet lug, adding to the rifle’s utilitarian aspects. This detail is not only a nod to the rifle’s storied past but also provides practicality for those who may appreciate the historical significance or potential use of a bayonet.

The company has already started shipping this model to retailers, making it available to customers seeking a blend of nostalgia and performance in their firearms.

Product specs:

  • Barrel: 18.5 inches
  • Twist Rate: 1:9
  • Magazine: 20 rounds
  • Weight: 7.5 pounds
  • Thread Pattern: 1/2×28
  • MSRP: $1,849

In maintaining their standard of quality, Ruger ensures that this new Mini 14 variant reflects their commitment to durability and reliability. With these specifications, shooters can expect the familiar ruggedness and dependability that Ruger rifles are known for, now with the unique selling point of a retro-inspired folding stock.

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