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SCAR 17S is ready for duty.

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Just finished a full range day with my new SCAR 17S. She will be joining me on duty tomorrow. I'd do a full range report, but I'm not in the mood to attempt a gun rag worthy evaluation this late at night. I figure I would start this topic and allow for any questions that any of you may have about this particular weapon.


I will lead with this much of the experience. THIS RIFLE IS AWESOME!


Fire away!

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The Scar 17 is total CRAP!!!!!! Send it to me for destruction....... 


Joking, of course.....I LOOOOOOOOVE my 16s!


Throw some pics up brother...let's see that bad boy!

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Ahhhhh! Thanks Scurge!

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With the AACOG......Hawt!!!!

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rokscout1011 says ...



Just finished a full range day with my new SCAR 17s. She will be joining me on duty tomorrow. I'd do a full range report, but I'm not in the mood to attempt a gun rag worthy evaluation this late at night. I figure I would start this topic and allow for any questions that any of you may have about this particular weapon.


I will lead with this much of the experience. THIS RIFLE IS AWESOME!


Fire away!



YES..! Can't wait to hear that report (or opinions for that matter)... This Rifle has been in my "wish list" for so long, it seems like an eternity...


"We are all ignorant, but we do not ignore the same things"
Albert Einstein, about the Copenhagen Interpretation.
“It has to be right, because it works so well. As per the nature of it, I make no hypothesis”
Sir Isaac Newton, regarding the Laws of Motion.

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Congrats on picking up the SCAR 17! How is the recoil on it?

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Scar?  You should see  a doctor for that.


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In my opinion the recoil is mild. More than an M-4, but not much more. I test fired, zeroed, and qualified with 168gr Federal Gold Medal Match and it printed at 100yds in 1 M.O.A. to sub M.O.A. groups depending on how well I did my part. That was fired off of a bench, and only using the foregrip as a "monopod."


As far as 25m and in, it is easy...very easy...to get on target and engage, however, follow-ups lag slightly behind standard M-4 time and speed. I ran one Close Quarters Qual. table with the stock folded and using the top of the A.C.O.G. as a reference and still engaged 100%. Again, very manageable recoil even with folded stock.


One thing that was commented on by all parties at the range, was the concussion that is felt if you are anywhere inside of 6 feet or so when it is fired. I believe it is due to the muzzle brake (vents angled rearward) that comes standard on it.


I experiences zero malfunctions and used five different stock magazines during the shoot.


I feel that it is worth the money, and it makes a great patrol rifle, but recommend looking in to Hornady 110gr T.A.P. as a standard ammunition.


I mounted a TA11j-308g A.C.O.G. on it, and  am very satisfied with the setup. I will possibly look in to adding a R.M.R. on top of it in the future.


I would say that convincing yourself to acquire a 17s shouldn't be difficult, it is convincing your wife that is the hard part! I had to promise mine a new patio this spring.

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To help tame muzzle blast you might want a Battle Comp.  It is a muzzle break and keeps the blast to what it would be on a flash hider.  battlecomp.com/

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JIMROC says ...



Scar?  You should see  a doctor for that.



I was always told it adds to the CDI factor


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I'd roll with an AAC Blackout for the flash suppressor and definitely add an RMR, SBR the barrel (if you can) if running with a sound suppressor (thus extending the barrel). I would also throw on a SureFire Scoutlight, if you haven't already got one.


 Great choice for a Battle Rifle/Patrol rifle/man gun! Congrats! :)

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S.B.R. and can is the next goal. Once we figure out what's going on with our P.D. financially, that plan will be put in to motion. Thanks for the input!

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"Chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO (308 Win.), the SCAR 17S features a free-floating, cold hammer-forged MIL-SPEC barrel with hardchromed bore. Fully-ambidextrous operating controls instantly adapt the SCAR 17S to any user or any shooting position. The receiver-integrated MIL-STD 1913 optical rail plus three accessory rails enable mounting of a wide variety of scopes, electronic sights, tactical lights and lasers. The telescoping, side-folding polymer stock is fully adjustable for comb height and length of pull, making it ideal for Heavy Metal 3-Gun matches." [from the FNH site]


This is .308 weapon.  I would think it would have a heavier recoil than a garden variety .223 / 5.56 weapon but maybe not so much.  I found this video link to FNH you can look at. It does look very controllable ... like an M4/M16. And it is only 8 lbs out of the box.


Click on the two links below.


On the range interviews. www.fnhusa.com/le/flash/prodvid.asp


SHOT Show booth interview with an FNH rep. He talks about the SCAR 16S (military version in 5.56/.223 and the 17S at the end of the video. 80% parts interchangeability feature. Take a look see: www.fnhusa.com/le/flash/prodvid.asp


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