Sturm Ruger Mini-30 Rifle 7.62×39 18.5” Model 01829 w Scope & Sling Mini-14

SOLD FOR: $905

WOA#: WY230316RH001

Make: Sturm Ruger

Model: Mini-30

Serial Number: 189-45164

Year of Manufacture: 1992

Caliber: 7.62X39

Action Type: Semi-Automatic 

Markings:  The left side of the receiver 189-45164 BEFORE USING GUN—READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL AVAILABLE FREE FROM STURM RUGER & CO., INC SOUTHPORT, CONN. U.S.A.”.  The top of the receiver is marked, “RUGER MINI THIRTY CAL. 7.62×39”.

Barrel Length: 18.5”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a serrated blade. The rear sight is an adjustable fold up open notch sight. The top of the receiver is mounted with a Bushnell High Contrast Optics scope.  The sight picture is clear, the crosshairs are crisp.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is wood with traditional smooth pistol grip, straight comb, rubber buttplate, and sling swivels in the bottom of the buttstock and on the endcap.  The upper handguard is vented polymer.  There are some nicks on the comb, as well as some light scratches and compression marks.  The stock rates in Very Good condition.  There are no chips or cracks.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  One 5rd Ruger Mini-30 Magazine.  Takes Ruger Mini 30 7.62×39 Magazines.

Type of Finish: Blued, Polymer

Finish Originality: Original

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

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 93% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light wear including a few light scratches on the receiver.   Overall this rifle rates in Very Good condition.  The scope sight picture is clear.

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 Ruger Mini-30 comes with its attached scope (see above), attached Butler Creek Sling, and a total of one magazine.

Our Assessment:  Now, the Mini-30 is a rifle that’s been around for quite some time, and it’s built like a tank. It’s chambered in 7.62x39mm, which is the same round that the AK-47 uses. This means that you can get ammo just about anywhere in the world, which is a huge plus.

The Mini-30 has a Garand-style action with a rotating bolt, which means that it’s extremely reliable and rugged. It’s a rifle that you can take out into the field and beat the crap out of, and it’ll keep on ticking. The rifle comes with either a wood or synthetic stock, so you can choose the one that fits your style.

One of the great things about the Mini-30 is that it’s versatile. You can use it for hunting, target shooting, or even self-defense. It’s a great all-around rifle that’s perfect for a variety of applications.

Overall, the Ruger Mini-30 is a solid rifle that’s built to last. It’s dependable, reliable, and versatile, which makes it a great choice for just about anyone. If you’re in the market for a rifle that can do it all, then the Ruger Mini-30 is definitely worth checking out.

Sturm Ruger Mini-30 Rifle 7.62x39 18.5” Model 01829 w Scope & Sling Mini-14
Sturm Ruger Mini-30 Rifle 7.62×39 18.5” Model 01829 w Scope & Sling Mini-14