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It's a nice day and i finshed work early(on a sunday)

so head down to the range to test my new ruger mini 30 it shoots pretty now, fingers crossed.
I had a problem with the extractor not gripping the bullet case but a minnor adjustment and a good old lube it's starting to free up.
 
Target is at about 130 yards,temp was 90,no wind and ammo was cheap cheap wolf 762x39mm.122-Grain FMJ .
Btw loads of people told me not to use wolf in a ruger..........works ok for me.

Just iron sights.


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That's certainly center of dirt bag with your Mini.............good job.
Wolf seems to be a mixed bag on other forums and I have used it. Did yours shoot dirty?
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"Did yours shoot dirty?"
 
That totally went over my head, what's that term mean?Whistling
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Try Corbon 150"s ...I use them in my 7.62x39 AR15 , and they are super on deer out to 150 yd.s (2250 FPS with spitzer bullet --almost  matches 30/30 ) ..I have also had good luck with Fed'l 123 gr stuff . It actually grouped a bit tighter than the Corbon fodder in the AR, and back when I had the previous generation MINI-30,it was the only load that shot well enough to take hunting with.
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Originally posted by Average Joe Average Joe wrote:

"Did yours shoot dirty?"
 
That totally went over my head, what's that term mean?Whistling


Sorry, a lot of powder residue in the chamber and barrel.
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Originally posted by tahqua tahqua wrote:

Originally posted by Average Joe Average Joe wrote:

"Did yours shoot dirty?"
 
That totally went over my head, what's that term mean?Whistling


Sorry, a lot of powder residue in the chamber and barrel.

 
Well im still breaking it in so im cleaning it after every few rounds,it's not dirty as such but i did notice a fair bit of dirt around the extactor and firing pin,mostly the primer sealer(red)


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