I've always seen these Mosins on sale at Big 5 sporting goods, but never gave them a second look for a couple reasons: 1) Any foreign rifle for under $200.00 couldn't be that great. 2) Its probably a weapon you can't even find ammo for! Well, I was at Turners Outdoorsman the other day stocking up on ammo for my weekly trip to the range and at the end of the rifle ammo side was a huge stack of 7.62X54 which handled concern #2, so I went home to google some opinions on the weapon which seemed to be very favorable. I got onto You Tube and found a couple videos displaying the accuracy of the weapon also. Just curious if there is anybody out there who has one of these that could give me some feedback before I decide to add one of these to my collection.