Scout Rifles

The 5.56 NATO chambered Ruger Scout Rifle in stainless steel.

A Ruger Scout Rifle In 5.56 NATO?

The successful Ruger Scout Rifle — originally chambered in the heavier-hitting .308 cartridge — will now be offered in 5.56 NATO, making it both a practical scout-style rifle for tactical use and a sweet varmint hunting rig.

Prone in prairie grass, Wayne steadies a heavy-barreled .33 wildcat on a Remington action. The 4.5-14X Leupold is standard GreyBull fare. It has given him saucer-sized groups at 780 yards.

Long Range Shooting: Rifles That Shoot Far

Riflemen crave more hits at greater distance. This hardware surely marches to that beat. Wayne van Zwoll provides long range shooting tips on the rifles that really reach out there.