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    Default Scout Rifle Thread

    I've been a big fan of Jeff Coopers for years and always wanted some type of Scout Rifle. The closest I had was a Scout length M14, but its too heavy to be a true Scout. Recently I finally purchased a Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle. I haven't even had a chance to fire it yet, but I anticipate good things.

    As far as I can tell there is no thread dedicated to Scout Rifles. So post your pictures and/or impressions here. Steyr, Savage, Ruger, homemade, etc. -- all are welcome. Lets see them and hear about them.

    Here is the first quick shot of mine with my Scout length M14 and a fully extended AR for reference.

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    Just picked up a GSR. So far so good. Mine will not stabilize 150 grain bullets. It really likes 168 grain match though.

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    BlackJack, what is the availability of .308 like in Alaska, say compared to .30-06?

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    Not too big of a deal. Lots of guys with AR10s. Biggest problem is price. Cheapest stuff I found this week was 150 ball at $39 per 50. Gonna start rolling my own.

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    I had a GSR....it was so inaccurate I sold it.

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    Here's mine!

    There's not much "scouting" going on in the pic though - mostly lounging, snoozing and snacking. I guess it's more like my Ruger Hanging-Out-Waiting-To-Get Lucky rifle



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    I would prefer the bolt action or the m14 style over the M4 styled one, but I have not shot either of the non-bolt action rifles in a long time so they may be better than what im thinking.

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    alukban, no reason not to conserve your energy while "Scouting"

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    Quote Originally Posted by alukban View Post
    Here's mine!

    There's not much "scouting" going on in the pic though - mostly lounging, snoozing and snacking.
    Hey!! That's what I do best.

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    Oh yeah - vid from when I first got my Ruger
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