Ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle .223 18.5” Semi-Auto Rifle w Box & Folding Stock

SOLD FOR: $1976

WOA#: WY230323LB001

Make: Sturm Ruger

Model: Mini-14 Ranch Rifle

Serial Number: 187-89017

Year of Manufacture: 1989

Caliber: .223

Action Type: Semi-Automatic 

Markings:  The left side of the receiver is marked “187-89017” near the front and then marked “BEFORE USING GUN — READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL AVAILABLE FREE FROM STURM, RUGER, & CO., INC. SOUTHPORT, CONN, U.S.A.” on the rear left side. Ruger phoenix is stamped on the left back side of the receiver too. Top of the receiver is marked “RUGER RANCH RIFLE CAL. .223”.

Barrel Length: 18.5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated blade and the rear sight is an adjustable aperture sight.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The buttstock is a tubular folding stock with folding buttplate that hinged to a lug on the right side of the stock when collapsed.  The pistol grip is checkered polymer.  The upper handguard is vented polymer.  The chassis is wood.  The LOP measures 13.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the unfolded buttstock. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.  There is very light handling wear but the checkering is crisp and sharp, the upper handguard has only a couple very light hard to notice scratches on top.  The distressed Stainless buttstock shows no wear or any notable scratches.  There are compression marks on the sides of the wooden stock.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  One 20rd 5.56 Ruger Magazine.  One 30rd after market magazines.  Both Magazines are in Very Good condition with strong springs and sharp leading edges.  There is some corrosion present and operation wear.

Type of Finish: Black Matte, Distressed Stainless

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows little to no visible wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition. It’s hard to say if this rifle has ever been fired outside of factory testing.  There is some light operation wear on the mag inside of the mag release lever.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This rifle comes with a total of two magazines, Owner’s Manual, and its original Factory Box, and two Ruger Scope Rings.

Our Assessment: The Ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle is a true classic, and it’s easy to see why. This lightweight and maneuverable rifle has been a favorite among gun enthusiasts for decades, and it’s easy to see why. Built on the same platform as the M1 Garand and M14, the Mini-14 has a timeless design that has stood the test of time.

While it may not be the most accurate rifle out there, the Mini-14 is a reliable workhorse that can take a beating and keep on ticking. And with its compact size and easy-to-use controls, it’s the perfect rifle for hunting, home defense, or just plinking at the range.

But what really sets the Mini-14 apart is its unique style. With its classic lines and iconic wooden stock, the Mini-14 is a true head-turner. And with its reputation for reliability and durability, it’s easy to see why this rifle has become a favorite among gun enthusiasts around the world.

So whether you’re a seasoned shooter or a newcomer to the world of firearms, the Ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle is a rifle that you won’t want to miss out on.  This one is in Excellent condition and comes with its original factory box and accessories which makes it highly collectable on its own.  Good luck!

Ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle .223 18.5” Semi-Auto Rifle w Box & Folding Stock
Ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle .223 18.5” Semi-Auto Rifle w Box & Folding Stock