Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine carbine - Ruger Mini-14

Centrefire self-loading magazine carbine - Ruger Mini-14

Date

1987

Object Number

XXIV.8851

Provenance

Transferred to the Royal Armouries via the National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Firearms Compensation Scheme, 1997, April 2001

Physical Description

Standard gas operated breech similar to the M-1 rifle. The body of the carbine is in plastic as is the folding butt. The blacked barrel has a muzzle brake fitted. Fitted above the breech is a fold-out telescopic mount. It has a detachable box magazine

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length with butt extended: 41.25 in (1048 mm), Overall lrngth with butt folded: 30.75 in (780 mm), Barrel length: 21 in (534 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 182-05419

Calibre

5.56 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

London nitro proof marks

Associations

Places America