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Old 02-24-2021, 06:50 PM
Russell J Russell J is offline
 
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Just thought I would share pictures of my upgraded Mini. I actually used an M1 Garand handguard to replace the black plastic one it came with. Sanded and refinished the stock to a darker color. Modified an M16 buttplate to fit to give it a more military look. Lastly installed the Accurate Systems harmonic barrel stabilizer, mainly for looks. What do y'all think?

http://imgur.com/gallery/ReEEsyj
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Old 02-24-2021, 07:08 PM
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Looks like it should have left the factory that way . Much better looking Mini 14 . Bob
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Old 02-24-2021, 07:24 PM
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Looks sharp!

Hope you don't mind asking--why the extra screw on butt plate?
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Old 02-24-2021, 08:03 PM
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Looks sharp!

Hope you don't mind asking--why the extra screw on butt plate?
I had to remove so much material that the hinge/ swivel was no longer usable so just made it easier to secure it.
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Old 02-24-2021, 09:14 PM
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Looks great! One of my goals is to refinish my mini14 stock.
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Old 02-25-2021, 02:40 PM
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It looks much more like a military rifle.
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Old 02-25-2021, 02:45 PM
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I dig it.
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Old 02-25-2021, 05:18 PM
mtd66 mtd66 is offline
 
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Looks good! How does it shoot? I played around with Mini 15 years ago, tried just about every "trick" or aftermarket upgrade, and I never could get the thing to shoot worth a damn. Bought my first M1 shortly thereafter, and never looked back. My M1's will outshoot that old Mini every time. Scope on the Mini14, and irons on the garand
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Old 02-25-2021, 05:44 PM
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Very nicely done. Hope it shoots as nice as it looks.
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Old 02-25-2021, 07:22 PM
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in my humble opinion...that's the best looking Mini-14 I have ever seen. Love it.
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