Interpretations of ‘Scouts’ from Ruger, Savage, Mossberg
Here, we take a look at three manifestations of Cooper’s ‘Scout Rifle’ concept, which emphasizes utility and ease of use in a short, handy firearm. One of these could easily find a place in your safe.
While these three rifles did check off some of the boxes for the Scout specs, they all fell short of being a true Scout Rifle, at least going by Cooper’s definition. But would we want to carry these rifles for long periods of time, and could we easily hit a target out to 100 yards? Yes, most definitely.