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Fightin' Iron: Building a Utilitarian 'Trail' Rifle

Call it what you will, a bolt gun that’s purpose-built and equally badass can go by many names...sort of. Here's a Scout-esque take on a back-country rifle built by Wiley Clapp: the Trail Rifle.

Fightin' Iron: The Trail Rifle

Call it what you will, a bolt gun that’s purpose-built and equally badass can go by many names...sort of.

The Scout Rifle Concept

Let's be clear about this: Col. Jeff Cooper did not invent the Scout Rifle, he merely coined the phrase and suggested the concept—and he didn't do that all by himself, either.

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