I bought one of those Davy Crickett rifles for my kid to learn with. I got it at Wally world yesterday. http://www.crickett.com First impressions 1. It is really light doesn't weigh much more than her bb gun. 2. Cocking piece is made of plastic. What can I expect for $100 3. Front sight is made of plastic (see #2) 4. Stock is predrilled for sling swivel studs(available online) 5. The lock seems to be more in the way than helpful(paper work hints that it can be removed) It is really easy to engage when the bolt is open and if you forgot to bring the key.... 6. The finish is a deep blue not bad for a inexpensive rifle. I considered buying the stainless model but stainless guns can be a little tough to shoot on sunny days. 7. I expected more sharp edges on a weapon in this price range. Overall fit and finish is not bad. 8. Bore had a reddish tinge at the crown first thought was rust but after running a patch down the bore it appears it was packing grease(cosmoline) 9. It really is a kids rifle not just a full size with a couple of inches cut off the stock. All in all it seems okay for the money. I will let you know more after some range time. I am planning on trying cb longs in this rifle. If they are as quiet as in a full size .22 we will be able to shoot without muffs.