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Review: Ruger Scout Rifle in 350 Legend

Ruger's excellent Scout rifle, paired with the new 350 Legend round, makes for a great combination.

Range Review: Steyr Arms Scout Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor

The only Cooper-approved scout rifle in existence, the Steyr Arms Scout Rifle lineup saw a rare expansion in 2019 with the launch of a 6.5 Creedmoor chambering.

Scout-Rifle Build: Robar Ruger American Scout

After Ruger improved on its affordable American Rifle, SI Field Editor Ed Head aimed to make a true scout rifle out of the platform. Here's how it turned out.

New for 2019: Steyr Arms Scout Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor

After more than a decade, Steyr Arms expanded its Scout Rifle lineup with new chambering options in 6.5 Creedmoor.

New for 2019: Big Horn Armory Scout

Taking inspiration from Col. Jeff Cooper's scout-rifle concept, Big Horn Armory announced the launch of its Scout lever-action rifle, chambered in the big-bore .500 S&W.

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.

New for 2018: Ruger Scout Rifle in .450 Bushmaster

Ruger added a new model to its scout rifle lineup chambered in .450 Bushmaster, giving consumers multiple options in the big-bore chambering.

Review: Mossberg MVP Scout Rifle

The Mossberg MVP Scout rifle reflects the late Col. Jeff Cooper’s concept of his ideal utility long arm.

The Scout Rifle: Where Did It Come From?

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.

Bookshelf: The Scout Rifle: Its History and Place in the 21st Century

Col. Jeff Cooper envisioned the scout rifle as a do-it-all tool for hunting and defense. SI Ammo Editor Richard Mann covers the development and use of the gun here.

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