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BlackReef
04-26-2010, 6:27 PM
Sup guys,

I got a buddy who is interested in purchasing a Mini-14 and installing a new stock on it.

He asked me if it's possible to just purchase the Mini-14 receiver, or does he need to purchase the complete rifle?

Any input on this?

I figure it would be easier just to buy the rifle and then replace the stock on it, but not sure.

Thanks,

NapaCountyShooter
04-26-2010, 6:58 PM
He should just buy the gun and replace the stock. If he wants to recoup some money, he could probably sell the original stock.

ar15robert
04-26-2010, 7:19 PM
I dont think ruger selss the receivers separately.I know just a few years ago it was very hard to buy certain ruger parts only option was thru ruger and had to send gun in.

dfletcher
04-26-2010, 7:45 PM
The Ruger factory stock isn't very expensive, I'd say buy the gun complete and remove the steel brackets and sell it off, switch out to the new stock. I bought one from Andean, cost only $125.00.

Just FYI, make sure he doesn't buy anything with a PG or thumbhole in it.