Sturm Ruger Mini-30 Ranch Rifle 7.62×39 18.5” Model 05853 Stainless w/ Box

SOLD FOR: $893

WOA#: WY230511FB002

Make: Sturm Ruger

Model: Ranch Rifle (Mini-30)

Serial Number: 582-80754

Year of Manufacture: 2014

Caliber: 7.62X39

Action Type: Semi-Automatic 

Markings:  The left side of the receiver 582-80754 BEFORE USING GUN—READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL AVAILABLE FREE FROM STURM RUGER & CO., INC NEWPORT, NH USA”.  The top of the receiver is marked, “RUGER RANCH RIFLE 7.62×39”.

Barrel Length: 18.5”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a blade with protective wings.  The rear sight is an adjustable aperture sight.  The receiver has dovetail scope mounts.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is two piece checkered polymer with traditional pistol grip, straight comb, rubber buttpad, vented polymer upper handguard, and two sling rings.  The LOP measures 13.25 from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The stock rates in Excellent condition.  There are no signs of handling wear.  The checkering is crisp and the peaks are sharp.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: Comes with one 7rd Ruger Mini 30 7.62×39 Magazine

Type of Finish: Distressed Stainless, Polymer

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 no wear. Overall this rifle rates in Excellent condition.  Please see photos for a better understanding of the rifle’s condition.

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 7 magazines, chamber lock and keys, owner’s manual, chamber flag, takedown tools, two Ruger scope rings, and gun sleeve all in its original factory serialized box.

Our Assessment:  The Ruger Ranch Rifle Mini-30 chambered in 7.62×39 is a versatile semi-automatic rifle designed for reliability and ease of use. It is based on the popular Mini-14 platform but chambered in the 7.62x39mm cartridge, commonly associated with the AK-47.

The Ruger Ranch Rifle Mini-30 features a short 18.5-inch barrel, which strikes a balance between compactness and ballistics performance. It utilizes a gas-operated system with a fixed-piston design, ensuring reliable cycling even in adverse conditions. The rifle is fed by detachable box magazines, available in various capacities.

The 7.62x39mm chambering offers a good balance between power and recoil, making it suitable for a variety of applications. Whether it’s hunting small to medium-sized game or engaging targets at moderate distances, the Mini-30 chambered in 7.62x39mm provides ample stopping power.

The rifle features Ruger’s signature build quality and durability. It has a sturdy synthetic stock and a rugged stainless steel barrel and receiver, offering resistance to the elements. The Mini-30 is equipped with adjustable sights, and some models also come with integral scope bases for easy optic installation.

Overall, the Ruger Ranch Rifle Mini-30 in 7.62x39mm is a reliable and versatile firearm. Its compatibility with the widely available 7.62x39mm ammunition, combined with its compact size and robust construction, makes it a popular choice among shooters for various applications, including hunting, target shooting, and self-defense.

Sturm Ruger Mini-30 Ranch Rifle 7.62x39 18.5” Model 05853 Stainless w/ Box
Sturm Ruger Mini-30 Ranch Rifle 7.62×39 18.5” Model 05853 Stainless w/ Box