Posted February 20, 2020 12:19 pm by Comments

By gunwriter Jeff Cooper was the originator of the scout rifle concept. He started with a Remington model 600 in 1966 and advanced the concept from there. The ultimate result was the Steyr Scout. Ever since Cooper first mentioned the concept, custom gunsmiths and major manufactures have bastardized it. All hoped to appeal to members of the cult-like clan Cooper’s scout rifle inspired. The basic premise behind the scout rifle was a general-purpose rifle, no longer than one meter, weighing less than 6.6 pounds, that could be employed with equal effectiveness for hunting or defense. Cooper envisioned it as the one-rifle answer… …Read the Rest

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