It shoots OK, if you happen to like rimfires. I can keep ten shots in a quarter at 10 yards with no problem. I'm just not much of a fan of 22's. But today I got mental flash... I normally use a GAMO Sportsman to control the squirrel population in my yard. SO, I bought some SUBSONIC 22's and tried them out today. The 22 subsonics in the Phoenix are quieter than my Gamo Pellet rifle!!!! So guess what I'm using to cap squirrels? You got it! My new little Phoenix PH22A. GO FIGTURE!
The subsonics don't have enough blow-back energy to cycle the pistol, but that's OK. I simply rack another round in it.
This is a nifty little pistol.