Ruger Gunsite Scout question

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  • Dingo

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    I toiled over buying the Steyr. It just didn’t feel as robust as the laminate Ruger. I didn’t care for the sites either. Liked the bipod though. Danged handy. The action in my Ruger is smooth and meets my expectations. I have heard others say their Rugers weren’t consistently accurate. Mine is dead nuts and shoots as good as I can.
    what are you pushing through it?
     

    Dingo

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    I have a feeder the pigs have taken possession of, they are there every morning and afternoon when it rings the dinner bell. I am going to set the ruger up as an under 50 yard hog gun, just need a decent optic or red dot. My eyes don’t do well with peep sights anymore, which is sad for all my lever guns.
     

    Sam7sf

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    Scout rifles are not that great for actual use, and it doesn't help that no one can agree to what is or isn't a scout rifle

    However the Ruger scout is a neat little rifle, just put a scope over the receiver, where it belongs
    I’m torn. I like the look and concept of a scout rifle but keep coming back to your conclusion.
     

    billtool

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    I’m torn. I like the look and concept of a scout rifle but keep coming back to your conclusion.
    I’m not wrapped around the axle about every feature having to line up perfectly with the Cooper definition. I see it as a controlled feed bolt action .30 caliber rifle with a 5-10 round detachable magazine, iron sights and an optic option that allows relatively accurate both eyes open shooting with the expectation of hitting a man size target out to 400 yards. Around 7 lbs. with a decent sling. Hunting, self-defense, survival tool. I can’t see what other boxes could be checked.
     

    justmax

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    I have the Ruger Scout with the laminate stock and like it a lot. I replaced the the rear sight with a long rail with integral rear peep aperture. I then over scoped it (as I always do anymore) with a 4-12X40mm in QD rings.

    My original intent was to have this replace my old Remington 600 as my go to bolt gun when I needed to go out past my .30-30's effective range, with me driving, and be able to add a suppressor.

    I almost had my 600 threaded until I learned that the collector market heated up for the Mokawks.
     
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