SOLD FOR: $3250
Make: FN (Fabrique Nationale) America
Model: SCAR 20S
Serial Number: PR11627
Year of Manufacture: Modern
Caliber: 7.62×51 NATO
Action Type: Semi-Automatic
Markings: Left side of the receiver marked “FN COLUMBIA, SC USA SCAR 20S MULTI-CALIBER PR11627” with the FNH Logo below and a QR code. “S” and “1” marked next to the safety selector switch. The left side of the barrel is marked, “7.62 x 51 1:12”. The monolithic picatinny rail is marked incrementally 1-55”. Both sides of the trigger is marked, “G”. The sides of the grip are marked “HOGUE GRIPS”.
Barrel Length: 20”. 22.5” with muzzle brake.
Sights / Optics: There are no sights on this rifle, however, this rifle features a monolithic extended receiver with a full length uninterrupted monolithic picatinny rail for all of your favorite sights, scopes, and optics. This rifle comes with a Swampfox 5-25×56 Warhawk Riflescope complete with its box and factory accessories. All in Excellent condition. Please see photos.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The SCAR 20S features: Extended monolithic receiver made from Hard-Anodized monolithic aluminum, Short-Stroke Gas Piston, MIL-STD-1913 accessory rails at the 2, 6, 9, and 12 o’clock positions, Heavy Cold Hammer-Forged Chrome Lined Free-Floating Barrel, Geissele Super Scar Two-Stage Match Trigger, Precision adjustable stock with adjustable LOP and comb height, Hogue Rubber Overmolded Grip, ambidextrous safety lever and magazine release, ambidextrous options for the charging handle, and a composite polymer trigger module. The LOP measures 14.85” from the front of the trigger to the back of the fully extended buttpad. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.
Magazine Quantity & Condition: One 10rd 7.62/6.5Creedmoor FN magazine in Two Toned Black and FDE in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: FDE
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows no visible wear. The screw heads are sharp. The cheek rest and buttstock adjust appropriately. Everything operates crisp and clean and there are no signs of any abuse. The brass deflector has no marks on it and the bolt head is very clean. It’s hard to say if this rifle has ever been used outside of factory testing. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with its factory boxes, Kinetic Development charging handle, total of one magazine, chamber lock and keys, owner’s manual and paperwork, and a Swampfox 5-25×56 Warhawk Riflescope and Box.
Our Assessment:The FN Scar 20S chambered in 7.62x51mm is a modern marvel in the world of precision rifles. Developed by the esteemed Belgian firearms manufacturer FN Herstal, this rifle is a direct descendant of the SCAR family, which has been field-tested and approved by the U.S. Special Operations Command. With an adjustable stock and an extended 20-inch barrel, it was designed for increased accuracy at long distances, making it an excellent choice for both military sniping and civilian marksmanship competitions. The rifle boasts a gas-operated, short-stroke piston system, which ensures reliable performance and easier maintenance, thereby providing a marked advantage over traditional direct impingement systems.
One of the standout features of the SCAR 20S is its adaptability. The rifle is fully ambidextrous, catering to both left and right-handed shooters. Additionally, it comes with ample Picatinny rail space, allowing for extensive customization ranging from scopes to bipods. Built with a monolithic receiver that incorporates an extended MIL-STD-1913 optical rail, the SCAR 20S offers a level of modularity that is hard to beat. In essence, it offers a robust platform that can be tailored to individual preferences, thereby enhancing its usability in diverse shooting conditions.
The FN SCAR 20S is not just another precision rifle; it carries a lineage of excellence and a promise of performance. With renowned durability and proven accuracy, this rifle is a testament to FN Herstal’s century-old expertise in firearms manufacturing. Those interested in a versatile, reliable, and highly accurate firearm would find the SCAR 20S a remarkable piece that stands out in a crowded market of long-range rifles. Whether you’re looking for a high-performance military-grade rifle or a long-range shooting companion for competitive events, the SCAR 20S proves to be a compelling choice. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.