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Buds customer service was amazing. I originally order the SOCOM 16 because the Scout version wasn't in stock at the time. Shortly after I ordered the Scout was available so I emailed Buds and they were happy to make the swap and quickly processed the refund and waived the restocking fee. Processing was a little slow due to the electronic check payment. After everything cleared order was shipped promptly and arrived at my FFL with no issues. As for the gun it self; it shoots really well. I will say that using the supplied 10 round magazine was a little difficult. The stock was very tight in the mag well. But that wasn't an issue for me since I had a Sage EBR stock on order. Once I got everything installed into the EBR stock and picked up a couple of 20 and 25 round magazines, I couldn't be happier with this purchase. Overall the gun is pleasant to shoot, not nearly as much felt recoil as my friend's Sig 762 Patrol. I haven't decided on what optic I want to run on the gun yet. But the EBR stock is certainly designed for that; using the iron sights with the stock requires a little abnormal cheek weld but can be done. I would highly recommend that you use Buds for your firearms dealer. I also can't say enough about the Scout M1A; it's a phenomenal gun.