July 2011

Scout Rifle Questions Answered

Also, more thoughts on the pros and cons of open carry. Reader Tull says the Radom was the best WWII 9mm. Reader Garry puts new light on the Luger’s ‘modern’ functionality problems.

I read the May issue of Gun Tests and it was excellent as usual. I have a question regarding the Scout rifle test. I’ve read where the magazine on the Ruger Gunsite Scout was made by Accuracy International. I did not read this in the article, so my question is: Have you heard or read the same thing? If this is the case, my next question would be to Ruger: Why use a magazine by Accuracy International, which is a excellent firearms manufacturer, instead of a M-14 mag, or an Armalite mag, DPMS mag, or an FN FAL mag? I figure that using an alternate mag maker would possibly correct the difficult feeding problem you encountered during the test with the Ruger.

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