Monday, March 2, 2009

Springfield Armory M6 Scout




The Springfield Armory M6 Scout is an interesting superposed rifle / shotgun survival arm. The rifle barrel on mine is chambered for the .22 Long Rifle instead of the .22 Hornet. The lower barrel is the standard .410 bore shotgun. The M6 Scout has been out of production since March of 2008.

Based on the
M6 Aircrew Survival Weapon, the Springfield Armory version has longer barrels (18.5’’) to make it legal for civilians. There is a flip-top cover on the gunstock where both .22 and .410 cartridges are stored.

The optional lockable plastic carrying case is designed to carry the disassembled M6 along with some ammunition. I have crammed a few extra items in; a cleaning kit, spray oil, and storm-proof matches. It conveniently stows in the trunk of a car or cuddy of a boat. The case IS NOT waterproof. A disassembled M6 Scout readily fits into a camper’s bedroll or a hiker's backpack.


CLICK HERE to read how The Fishing Musician is preparing his M6 Scout for serious contingencies.


74 comments:

Anonymous said...

Where exactly did you get such a fine specimen? And if you don't mind me asking, what was the price?

James A. Zachary Jr. said...

It has been quite a while since I bought it ... several years ago, so my memory may be foggy. I believe I bought it from the Smoke 'N Gun in Waukegan; probably somewhere between $250 - $400 for the gun, case, and ammo. I'd have to dig through my files to know for sure.

Thanks for stopping by!

Zack

Jason said...

My M6 served me well for 6 years of animal control duties; dealing with countless injured animals including deer at various ranges. It is amazingly accurate, rugged, and portable. I'd heard that they're not making them anymore, which is too bad.

Chris said...

Would you be interested in selling it?
Mike Jackson
440-341-8267

James A. Zachary Jr. said...

Chris / Mike, I appreciate the offer, but I am going to hang onto it for a while longer.

Take care,

Zack

Anonymous said...

would you consider parting with it?
you can email me at jackson9842@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

James I understand, could you save my information though in case you change your mind.I have one but my son wants his own real bad.I feel that in this day and age im pretty lucky to have a kid who wants to spend time with the old man.Ive been looking for awhile but they are hard to come across.

James A. Zachary Jr. said...

I'll keep you in mind Jackson, thanks for the interest.

It is a popular item... I would not be surprised to see SA put it back on the market again someday.

Best wishes,

Zack

Anonymous said...

is there a manual available that you could scan and email?

James A. Zachary Jr. said...

A manual is something I don't (yet) have on this gun. I didn't see one offered at their website. If I run across one, I'll post an update.

FIRERESCUEO2 said...

I have a Stainless M6 .22LR/.410 and had a few questions as well. I contacted customer service and found out that manuals are available along with a few items not listed on the website.

Here is a contact I used ......

Trisha
Customer Service Representative
Springfield Inc
1-800-680-6866
tkuster@springfield-armory.com

Anonymous said...

To all, i just wanted to say that i live in Perry county and i have several relatives who collect militaria. Me and my grandfather go to a mostly military gun show at the monaghan twp. fire hall and i sometimes see one of these there (usually 200+ in price)or one of the air force versions, its held twice a year and admission is like 5 bucks. i myself want one as an all around small game gun. im gonna post this than try to copy and paste the hand-out for you guys so you have the info.

Dennis Rowe said...

I'm looking for a parts manual for a M6 scout

Patrick Sullivan said...

I've got a great little M6 Survival Rifle for sale on gunbroker.com It's an original Springfield Armory, American made in IL It has no trigger-guard, and comes with a factory camo case and a factory Q.D. take-down pin. It comes parkerized in .22/.410 Perfect condition. ***FREE SHIPPING!!!*** $450.00 THANKS!

Wildlifewrangler said...

PATRICK,

DO YOU STILL HAVE THE RIFLE FOR SALE?

IF YOU DO I WILL TAKE IT! EMAIL IS WILDLIFEWRANGLER05@YAHOO.COM

Anonymous said...

I HAVE A 1974 M6 SURVIVAL IN ABSOLUTE PREFECT SHAPE. I STILL HAVE THE BOX, AND SLEEVE BOX THAT THE ORIGINAL BOX SLIDES INTO. HOWEVER, I HAVE TO LOOK FOR THE MANUAL. THIS IS THE 410-22 HORNET COMBO. I'LL BE STRAIGHT UP, I BOUGHT THIS TO SELL IT. I HAVE MY EYE ON SOMETHING ELSE. BUT THIS IS RIGHT AS RAIN!!!.......I MUST ADMIT, IT IS A COOL DEAL. ALSO, THIS IS AMERICAN MADE.
$500.00 TAKES IT......AND I WILL SHIP IT IN THE USA FOR THAT PRICE. I AM NOT A FFL. JUST A GUN NUT.
REGARDS

Anonymous said...

i'm interested ...mlittle24@excite.com

Anonymous said...

Anyone out there have a M6 Scout for sale? I'm located in the Rocky Mountain Region of the US. Ready to buy if someone does. info@hanginthere.com

Anonymous said...

I am looking also and prefer a 22 Hornet camber rifle. If anybody out there knows about one or has one for sale contact me at toompine@aol.com

Anonymous said...

I have a Springfield M6 Scout for sale. .22 long rifle over .410. No case. (My research shows it was optional) Immaculate condition. Appears unfired. $800.00 Email me at Krisjo2@aol.com. Private owner, Colorado.

Anonymous said...

I am interested in buying an M6 Scout 22LR/410, preferably stainless steel. Does anybody have one for sale?
If so, contact me at edraney@shawneelink.net.

robertmicp said...

Looking for an M6 Scout 22LR/410 in good to excellent condition. Private buyer. robertmicp@gmail.com w/pics please.

Iowa Bowman's said...

I am interested in an M6 Scout 22LR/410 also. I don't mind if it is used. Private Buyer. Jaredandrebeccabowman@gmail.com.

Anonymous said...

I have a M6 stainless and want accrssories. If you have any for sale drop me a email.Need scope & mount & rings and anything else. car_junkie@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

Does anyone out there have a Springfield M6 Scout scope mounting base -- the M65038?
Either new or used, I would like to buy one, and at every place I have looked it was
out of stock, and SA doesn't make them anymore. Contact edraney@shawneelink.net if
you have one you would consider selling.
I am also interested in buying other M6 Scout accessories.
Thanks.

THE FISHING MUSICIAN said...

Just stumbled onto this post. You're my mentor, Zack. Anybody got one for sale for sale for sale?

Great rifle/shotgun, dude!

elfishingmusician at yahoo d-o-t com

James A. Zachary Jr. said...

Hey there El Fisho!

Thank you very kindly.

Anonymous said...

As a fellow Zachary, I just wanted to say great site and pictures. Great quality and keep up the good work.

Just got back from Afghanistan and was wondering if anyone has a SA M6 Scout Rifle .22LR/.410 combo for sale. Want to surprise my wife who was also a Sergeant with something fun to shoot.

Thanks for a great website.

Sincerely,
Zachary former SGT US ARMY zwierman@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I AM LOOKING FOR A M6 SCOUT. I DO NOT CARE IF IT HAS BEEN USED BUT IT CAN NOT BE MODIFIED.IT HAS TO FIRE WITH OUT PROBLEMS. I AM WILLING TO PAY $100-$725. IT MUST COME WITH CLEANING KIT.

EMAIL ME AT;TRUEROCKKID510@AOL.COM

Anonymous said...

I have an M6 Scout I am thinking of selling. I have had the gun for several years it may have had 50 shots of 22 and maybe 10 410 rounds fired. All I have is the blue case and the gun. The gun is in great shape, it was covered in oil and placed in my gun vault. If there is any intrest let me know and I will email you some pictures.

Anonymous said...

Hey, if you still have the M6 for sale, send me an email. Huckleberrybartuks@gmail.com

Grant said...

If anyone has a M6 for sale I am very interested in it for a pack gun.

Stainless would be the best but not a deal breaker

canoehead2025@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

hey, nice site I don't have to register to get into. THX, I am also looking for a M6 rifle and pistol. If you have one for sale please email me at patmshaw@charter.net THX Looking for it to bring with us on a canoe trip in Maine with my dad who is 84 so i need to keep things light as i'll be hauling the gear at portages. THX again!

Ron said...

I have a Springfield M6 that I wish to sell. It is in great shape. I have owned it for 30 years. I can send photos. I am asking $500.00.
rondurand@bellsouth.net

Anonymous said...

I'm selling two M6 Scouts on Gunbroker, check my auctions at http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/SellerAuctions.aspx?User=51770

Both are 22LR over 410 & parkerized. If you're reading this after Aug 25th, 2011 they're both sold.

MT said...

Wow! I work on a variety of military based tv shows and bought myself one of these M6's at a gun show a few years back. It's an original in the .22 Hornet configuration. Wrapped it in para-cord and made a little survival kit with fish-hooks, line, weights - packed into an empty shot-shell and capped off. Mine was actually featured on Mail Call and fired by R. Lee Ermey! I wish I found you guys back when I worked on that show! I will be marking this site down on my "favorites" for future reference. Great site w/ some real stand-up comments. Keep it up!

-MT

James A. Zachary Jr. said...

Thanks MT. It is a pleasure to have you stop by.

BJ said...

I have a SS MK6 22Hornet/410 with mounted scope and am looking for a manual or copy of same also would like a case.tamahue@gmail.com Jim you have a great site !
TKS
BJ

Anonymous said...

I too am looking to purchase at least 1 M6 Scout. Please contact me. cdh520@aol.com or call five four zero eight one eight two six five six. Eastern time zone here.

Ron said...

M6 has found a good home. Thanks for all the inquiries.

Anonymous said...

i'm looking for a m6 scout. 22lr and 410 gauge. ivccaravan@yahoo.com

thanks

Anonymous said...

would like to buy m6 scout 410 and 22lr turkeywayne33@aol.com

Anonymous said...

what is the value of a M6 Scout stainless in 22 Hornet with factory scope. Rifle is as new. Thanks

Anonymous said...

Hi

I have a SS 22 Hornet / 410 M6 that is like new. Never really used. Just shot a few times to try. Email me at joemancini@gmail.com if you are interested. - joe

Wilson said...

I have the SS .410/.22 Hornet. Sweet gun. I have the manual if anybody needs a copy of it (BJ?). Also would like to buy the plastic case if anybody wants to sell one. wbsterling@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Interested in purchasing your m6 e mail me at jbs5321@hotmail.com for details

Anonymous said...

hi, looking for an M6 scout .22/.410. Live in New Zealand so would have to be able to ship there. Email taniakennedy@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Have .22 Hornet/.410 M6 Scout for sale. Blued and in excellent condition. In SE Wyoming. Email me at bond.kyle@gmail.com if interested.

cyberman.tom said...

I also have a M6 for sale. trykester@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Hi,I have a Stainless M6 for sale.It is .22LR over 410.Post your email and I will respond.No lowball offers.Looking to get going price.

Anonymous said...

I bought my M6 Scout rifle (.22/.410) new, about 15 years ago for the meager price of $149.00 + tax. If I had known they were going for the prices they are now I would have bought every one in the gun shop at the time! I would have more than quadrupled my money! I have gotten to where I can consistently hit a water filled soda can at 50 yards. At 25 yards I can shoot dime sized groups with no problem. I have since wrapped paracord around the barrels (not too tightly though) for a forearm and have painted it in a camo pattern using the same indestructable paint that the military uses to paint tanks and HUMVEES. I did have the trigger sear break but Springfield Armory fixed that at no charge. It is my constant backpacking/truck gun and I will never get rid of it.

Anonymous said...

I'm looking for an M6 scout rifle. My email is dustys270@yahoo.com

Thanks,
Dustin

Markonj said...

Looking for an M6 markonj@hotmail.com
22LR or 22 hornet

Anonymous said...

Hi there,
Names Matt, I live in central Florida and im looking for a springfield m6 in stainless. In 22lr-410 like to have case. But not picky. Willing to pay...ready to buy
If you have one locally I will drive if your out of state im still interested.
Please e-mail me at 1968f250mjg@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I'm looking to buy an M6, 22LR or 22 Hornet as long as it is in good condition. Please e-mail me at cameronbacklig@yahoo.com Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Looking to buy scope/mount/accessories for M6 SCOUT, I am willing to pay TOP DOLLAR!, e-mail is:
thomas.christopher56@yahoo.com
Thankyou in advance.

Markonj said...

I picked up an M6 but was missing parts. Firing pins and springs. I think that's all but really not sure. Need parts breakdown anyone know where to that? E-mail me at markonj@Hotmail.com

OTArmory said...

Anyone currently looking for an M6 Scout? I have one in decent condition, without the box. Can send pictures.

Anonymous said...

I would be very interested
Krevenco@shaw.ca

Anonymous said...

I would be very interested. What caliber is it 22 hornet or 22 long rifle.
krevenco@shaw.ca

jbowman said...

I have an M6 Scout 22 hornet/ 410 AND a 22LR version. Anyone interested?
Both are in good condition. The 22 Hornet is nicer and newer and has only been shot a few times. It has the scope mount with it which is a big plus because they are extremely hard to find. $700 Or Best Offer.

The 22 LR version is a bit older but is still in good condition. It also has a scope mount. ( It took me two years to find it!!!) It has been shot a lot but is still accurate as the first shot. $550 Or Best Offer

Let me know.
Jared Bowman
563-468-1515
jaredandrebeccabowman@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I pay $500 + delivery for M6 Scout in good completely condition. I need M6 to my collection of CZ Strakonice projekts.Contact : Eusebius@seznam.cz

Michal said...

I pay your price. I need M6 to my cellection of CZ Strakonice project. Contact : Eusebius@seznam.cz

Anonymous said...

If ya still have it ill take it for 500...text me at 602-402-8350 I am jeremy

donovanwd@gmail.com said...

I have a Springfield Armory M6 Survival Rifle and I just recently began researching it. Any help would be appreciated as to value and differences of my model.It has a camouflage Springfield Armory bag with a cleaning kit and original oil and rod. The stamping on the gun is Springfield Armory M6 Survival (no Scout) .22 L.R. /.410 Shotgun M020XX.
On reverse Geneseo, IL. USA with the Springfield Armory insignia and 1974 in the bottom of insignia. There is no trigger guard. Thanks for any help you may be able to offer.

Anonymous said...

i have ss 22hornet over 410 WOULD LIKE TO BUY SCOP< RINGS AND MOUNT ALSO SCOUT KNIFE

Anonymous said...

I'd love to buy a stainless M6 is anyone around me is interested in selling?

Milwaukee WI.

Milw27@wi.rr.com

Paul in Conroe said...

Anyone selling a stainless M6? Willing to place a generous offer if so.
newton138@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

i am searching for an M6 scout knife,please email me at supertazi@yahoo.com,....thank you

Anonymous said...

looking for springfield scout knife,..also oil and rod package
call terry at 1-219-378-8915 thanks

Anonymous said...

i am searching for an M6 scout knife,please email me at supertazi@yahoo.com,....thank you

gregg jensen said...

I have an M6 Scout 22lr/410 in Stainless and has less than 10 rounds 22 and 1 round 410 through it. Comes with soft case. Make an offer.
Gregg gjens1@hotmail.com

gregg jensen said...

m6 sold

Anonymous said...

If anyones selling a black m6 scout rifle ill pay top dollar great condition please... call or text me 414 333 4229