Disassembly

Although The Mini Thirty Rifle can be disassembled, reassembled, and cleaned in almost any surrounding, it is preferrable to carry out these procedures on a workbench or table which has a covered top. A piece of shallow nap rug or an old blanket is an ideal covering. Such a covering keeps the rifle from slipping and being scratched. 1. With the rifle pointing in a safe direction, safety ON, remove the magazine by pushing catch forward to release magazine, while drawing magazine down and forward...

To Remove A Bore Obstruction

Rifles like the Mini Thirty are susceptible to damage from firing when the bore is obstructed. Excess oil, grease, water, or raindrops may form an obstruction which could cause damage and injury. If you suspect that your rifle may have excess oil, grease or cosmoline in the barrel, or if it may have been exposed to humid conditions which could cause condensation, or to rain or snow which might have entered the bore, open the bolt and clean out the barrel. Inspect the bore visually to be sure...

Learn The Mechanical And Handling Characteristics Of The Firearm You Are Using

The method of carrying and handling firearms varies in accordance with the mechanical provisions for avoiding accidental discharge and the various proper procedures for loading and unloading. No person should handle any firearm without first having thoroughly familiarized himself with the particular type of firearm he is using, and with safe gun handling in general. 2. ALWAYS KEEP THE MUZZLE POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION. Be sure of the bullet stop behind your...

Table Of Contents

State-By-State Locking Device Installation Instructions 5 General Operation of The Bolt Ammunition To Load and Fire With Magazine To Load and Fire Without To Unload To Reload the To Extract and Eject a Chambered Cartridge 18 To Remove a Bore To Clear a Malfunction Jam To Minimize Malfunctions Jams Disassembly Removal and Replacement of Fiberglass Handguard 27 Magazine Inspection and Care and Cleaning Storage Maintenance of Stainless Steel Attaching Ruger Scope Sight Adjustment Service and Parts...

Operation Of Safety

The manual safety mechanism is located forward of the trigger for convenient operation and is ON when in its fully rearward position intruding into the trigger guard. See Fig. 2. The safety can be moved to ON extreme rearward position only when the hammer is cocked. When the safety is ON, it blocks both the hammer and sear. The safety should always be placed ON before loading or unloading the rifle and should be kept ON at all times except when actually firing. SAFETY OFF ready to fire

Locking Device Installation Instructions

Always keep your firearm pointed in a safe direction, including when you are installing or removing your locking device. Always verify that your firearm is completely unloaded before installing your locking device. Do not install locking devices in the trigger guard always keep your fingers and locking device outside the trigger guard during device installation and removal. Store firearms, ammunition and keys separately and securely, away from children and careless adults do not store your...

Parts List

Ruger Mini Parts Diagram

Design, prices and specifications subject to change without notice. SPECIFY MODEL amp SERIAL NUMBER WHEN ORDERING See Exploded Views on Page 41 amp 42 Barrel, Specify Model amp Serial Number Gas Block, Top amp Bottom, 2 pieces Bolt Assembly Includes Key Nos. 13 - 15 All Mini Thirty models Mini Thirty - blued model Mini Thirty - stainless models Mini Thirty - blued models Mini Thirty - stainless models All Mini Thirty models All Mini Thirty models Mini Thirty - blued models Mini Thirty -...