Ruger American Rifle Ranch Model Now Chambered in 7.62×39

Ruger American Rifle Ranch Model Now Chambered in 7.62x39
Ruger American Rifle Ranch Model Now Chambered in 7.62×39

Ruger FirearmsU.S.A.-( Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is excited to introduce the Ruger American Rifle Ranch model, now chambered in 7.62×39 and fed by the Mini Thirty magazine. In response to customer feedback, Ruger has combined the power of the classic 7.62×39 cartridge with the compact, bolt-action platform of the Ranch model.

Thirty years after the introduction of the Mini Thirty, its cartridge and magazine have found a new home. The magazine well of the Ruger American Rifle Ranch model is designed to accept Mini Thirty metal box magazines, which are properly positioned for reliable feeding. The magazine release is located in front of the trigger guard for easy manipulation. The rifle ships with a compact, 5-round magazine suitable for hunting. Higher capacity 10- and 20-round magazines are also available at

“Rifles chambered in the popular 7.62×39 cartridge have been a frequent request from our customers and we are proud to bring this exciting new bolt-action configuration to market,” said Chris Killoy, Ruger President and CEO. “Pairing this cartridge with the Ruger American Rifle Ranch model and employing the Mini Thirty magazine expands the utility and capability of this compact rifle.”

Ruger American Rifle Ranch Model Now Chambered in 7.62x39
Ruger American Rifle Ranch Model Now Chambered in 7.62×39

An extension of the Ruger American Rifle family, the Ranch model is compact, accurate and adaptable. The 16.10″ medium-contour, cold hammer-forged barrel features a 5/8″-24 threaded muzzle, readying the rifle for any .30 caliber muzzle device. Like all Ruger American Rifles, this new Ranch model includes the Ruger Marksman Adjustable trigger and Ruger’s patented Power Bedding system for consistent and accurate performance.

Ruger American Rifle Ranch Model Chambered in 7.62 x 39

For more information on the Ruger American Rifle Ranch model, or to learn more about the extensive line of award-winning Ruger firearms, visit or To find accessories for the Ruger American Rifle Ranch and other Ruger firearms, visit or your local independent retailer of Ruger firearms.

About Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. As a full-line manufacturer of American-made firearms, Ruger offers consumers over 400 variations of more than 30 product lines. For more than 60 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, “Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens,” echoes the importance of these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.

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gun show at the end of this month! we will be looking at one hopefully.


Glad to see that Ruger has gotten rid of that terrible rotory magazine and changed it to a good reliable box one!
My 300 BO has the rotory magazine and it SUCKS! Wish they would offer to change over to accept at least a Ruger box magazine of some type, I’d pay for that change!

dava golin

wish Ruger would make an upgrade kit for that box magazine for all the other Ruger American rifles


Wish it had peep sights



My CZ527 carbine in 7.62×39 has irons, but I put a NECG peep on it. Great little gun.

I still might pick up one of these little Ruger’s. Maybe for a 1-4X setup. Nice that it is threaded for one of my suppressors.


Will the internal dimensions of the barrel be .308 like the Mini-30 or .310 like the SKS for use of surplus ammo, I wonder?

David Davey

I contacted Ruger and they assured me it is bored to .310.

Bill Alderman

Is the 7.62×39 a math to use 308 in


.30 cal. not .308.


I called Ruger today and it is confirmed that the bore is 311 and not 308.


7.62×39 and .308 arent alike however 7.62×51 and .308 are. just like .223 and 5.56 are pretty much the same thing except 5.56 is a higher pressure.

David Davey

Just talking about bore size, not cartridges.

Richard Steven Hack

A worthy successor to the Mini-Thirty.

Now if only someone will make a bullpup stock for it like they did with the Mini-Thirty…