I've been reading all the posts about the Norinco shotguns on several different forums. It would appear that they are acceptable, if not equal to the more established names.
I like the sights on the 982... The 372 has a cool bottom ejection... H&R has a unique style receiver... and there's a second hand 98/20" at my local shop.
The first three I'll have to pay shipping/FFL fees, and the 98 I can get for about a Cnote less out the door.
Is there a quality issue with the earlier model 98 that I should steer clear of it?