Steyr Scout Review. Now, for something very different.

Steyr Scout Review. Now, for something very different.

A decidedly non-budget, yet still utilitarian bolt action rifle while i have been doing a lot of reviews on budget bolt action rifles, here’s. Right Here in Canada, the Steyr Mannlicher Scout clocks in at around $2,500 while in the United States, it is true of around $2,000. And while I’m not qualified to spout on concerning the scout rifle concept vs other army rifles, i could handily compare them when it comes to purposes of searching as well as on general features. While this version that is particular in .223, the Scout also comes in 243, 7mm-08, & most commonly, 308. Some Steyr Scouts come as package rifles utilizing the Leupold M8 2.5X Intermediate Eye Relief (IER) range.

The Scout Rifle Concept for Searching

The Scout Rifle in concept is really a rifle that is lightweight frequently mounted with forward-optics to provide better view and understanding when compared to a typically installed range will give, by having a short-ish barrel (19″). Other features that have been desirable to your concept had been:

  • Built in bipod
  • Detachable mag
  • 2 MOA or better
  • 6.6 lbs or lighter
  • This kind of rifle fits well for searching where you anticipate plenty of stalking or range snap-shooting that is short.


    Ponder why the Steyr Scout can be so damn costly?

  • It is created by Steyr and it is complex in comparison to most bolt action rifles
  • It really is CHOCK packed with features
  • The mag is a polymer event that takes 5 rounds. In 223, the mag includes a bulbous nose to share stocks aided by the 308-family variations. The mag features 2 latch positions, in which the click that is first doesn’t feed rounds, but provides up a spot to hand feed rounds to the action. Position 2 feeds rounds as normal. This 2 place system will be of good use whenever very first loading the chamber after which pushing within the mag for a total of 6 rounds. Should anybody need 6 rounds whenever searching? Ordinarily maybe maybe not, but perhaps if you’re for a cull or you’ve got a damn good spot varmint hunting it’d be nice. Continue reading “Steyr Scout Review. Now, for something very different.”