This is a VERY RARE Ruger Mini-14 Stock.

This is a VERY RARE Ruger Mini-14 Stock.

This is a VERY RARE Ruger Mini-14 Stock.

My guess is you will not see something like this anytime soon.(I bet your friends don't have one!)

Genuine Ruger Mini-14 Factory stock to start.

A very Skilled Craftsmen acquired some extra large Rattlesnake hide, I was told he began with a 48" rattler to get the spectacular Pattern shown on rifle butt stock. I do not know anything about rattlesnakes to tell you what kinds were used or for that matter how many were used.

The Crafter then applied thin clear coat to seal and protect rattlesnake hide.

Hide is tight and secure, has great feel.

All Ruger Hardware is supplied with stock, you get the metal forend lipcap, metal heat liner is installed also, you get the metal internals for rifle to slide into, you get the matching butt plate, and you get the retainer (SS)screws that will match stock.

So when this arrives all you need to do is pop-off your stock and pop this one on, super simple!
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8 years 3 weeks ago, 11:18 AM

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as far as I know, they do not speak English, and their rattles sound like castinettes.

Too old to fight, Too old to run, guess that's why I carry a gun! "would someone show this asshole the way out of town".[Rabbi Avram Belinski-aka "The Frisco Kid"]
8 years 3 weeks ago, 11:29 AM

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but every neighbor around me has had them. Little old lady next door comes out to put out her garbage and luckily turns on her porch light and whamo right on her door mat is a 4 footer curled up. Across the street they pick up a pile of building blocks and a nice 3 footer awaiting their demise. Next to them 1 in backyard bit 2 puppies, they survived.
You see the news about West Texas, Austin, rattlers coming in by the thousands looking for water, seeing how there is a drought.

8 years 3 weeks ago, 11:44 AM

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I just saw 2 last weekend, accidentally ran over one on my quad

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8 years 3 weeks ago, 12:43 PM

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rattler Wranglers.....You can make a lot of money, just selling the skins to the guy who does those great gunstocks! Here in North West FL, we seem to see only pigmy rattlers, but they can kill you if you are not careful. My dog hates those sob's--goes nuts, when she finds one in the back yard.

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8 years 3 weeks ago, 1:05 PM

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There is not enough skin left to make a low cut dress for a hummingbird.
I obliterate them.
Fire Dept. here will come and get them and remove them. They only take them less than a mile away and release them. If you take a rattler more than 1 mile from his/her ranging area, they won't survive.
I thought this was the point for removing them.

8 years 3 weeks ago, 1:38 PM

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nice

I need one of them snake skin stocks.

8 years 3 weeks ago, 2:26 PM

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of 'leave alone' is not always the same as mine. They can be aggressive and they certainly have a formidable weapon at their disposal which they will not hesitate to use even when the 'use of deadly force' is not legally justified. Of course, how would they know? The result, though, is why I carry snake shot. I do not kill anything alive, including spiders and bugs, if I can avoid doing so. I'll save it for paper targets, but if it's showtime: Game over.

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8 years 3 weeks ago, 2:45 PM

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The Eastern Diamondback, crotalus adamantus, is the largest rattlesnake species in North America and one of its heaviest venomous snakes as well. Mature adults can grow up to seven feet, but typically are closer to six. Found mainly in the southeastern part of the United States, its range is typically from southern areas of North Carolina down to Florida and west into Louisiana

Read more: http://snakes.suite101.com/article.cfm/the_eastern_diamondback#ixzz0Ms7G...

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8 years 3 weeks ago, 3:01 PM

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The most dangerous, meaning most aggresive and venemous are the Desert Rattlers. I don't like any of them. bearmeat is quite the contrarian. If I said leave them alone, he would have said kill them. Daisycutter, your analysis of Bearmeat was spot on. I think you made his feelings of inadequacie a reality to him...

8 years 3 weeks ago, 3:11 PM

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rattlers

since were on the subject... most rattlers (including diamondbacks and eastern diamondbacks) have hemotoxic venom which attacks flesh, tissue, muscle then eventually organs if not treated. The Mojave rattler (which we have here in AZ, as well as Dbacks) uses hemotoxins as well as neurotoxins, which attacks the central nervous system and leads to respiratory failure... making it the most dangerous rattler when it comes to venom. I just saw a mojave about 3 weeks ago, although diamondbacks are far more common round here

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8 years 3 weeks ago, 5:08 PM

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it pulled its head back just in time and went into the brush. I went back to find it, and I thought their rattles were louder. It was loud at a rattlesnake roundup I went to in Taylor, TX, but that was hundreds of snakes. I have found some interesting critters here since the monsoons. Tarantulas, Whip Scorpions, and quite a few little Camel Spiders. I think you Arizonans call them Sun Spiders, though. I've already acknowledged the probability of going to the ER with a rattlesnake bite, as I'm the dumbass who likes to play with the wildlife. But it beats living life as beatmymeat I suppose.

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