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Book Preview: The Scout Rifle Study—The History of the Scout Rifle and Its Place In the 21st Century

Enigmatic to most, and downright irresistible to a dedicated band of enthusiasts, the “scout” rifle continues to make inroads among the shooting populace as more models emerge from major firearm manufacturers.

The Self-Loading Scout Rifle: Worth Its Weight

American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz convened at Gunsite Academy to explore the latest developments in Scout rifles.

Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle Offered in .450 Bushmaster

A natural extension of the Gunsite Scout Rifle line, the .450 Bushmaster model offers big-bore, high-energy performance in a compact and handy rifle.

The State of the Scout Rifle

In July, a group of writers, firearm manufacturers and private students met at Gunsite Academy (gunsite.com) near Paulden, Ariz., to explore the current state of the Scout rifle.

New Products from Ruger

It's been a busy week over at Ruger, as the gun manufacturer announced the addition of three new products.

Throwback Thursday: The Scout Rifle

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article taken from September 1985, we revisit Jeff Cooper's original vision for this do-it-all utility gun.

NEW! Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle .223 Rem./5.56 NATO

Watch video here! Adapted from the .308 platform, the Ruger GSR retains many of the features found in its original chambering.

Polymer Magazines for Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle

Ruger has introduced polymer magazines for its Gunsite Scout Rifle in three capacities.

Beware Of Labels To Categorize Guns

Labels are dangerous. Labels make it all too easy to stereotype, which results in misconceptions and preconceived notions.

Ruger's Gunsite Scout Rifle

Trying to answer, “Is Jeff Cooper’s ‘scout’ concept valid after all?”

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