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    Default Savage Rascal .22 Youth Rifle

    Has anyone here used it? I am looking for a very light pack rifle, and at 2.6 lbs the weight is just right. How awkward is it to shoot for an adult? Is it accurate and reliable?

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    I've not messed with the Savage but bought my youngest a Davey Crickett that is the same size. It is a great little rifle. I really like shooting it. I'm 6' or so and 235lbs and can shoulder it just fine. It's small but not uncomfortable.
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    Bought my son one for Christmas, it is reliable and accurate but LOP will be an issue for an adult, think of it like shooting a kid's BB gun. Still fun though.

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    My stepdaughter has the savage cub. While it shoots nice the length of pull is an issue. It's not comfortable and looking through the peep sights is awkward compared to a full size rifle. Have you thought about buying an adult gun and having the barrel cut down to legally minimum length?

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    I have looked at youth rifles several times with an eye toward pack rifles. The one that I like best is the Thompson/Center Hot Shot: http://www.tcarms.com/firearms/youth_hot_shot.php
    Naturally it has a short length of pull because it's a youth rifle, but I haven't had any trouble getting my eye in line with the peep sight. According to the specs, it weighs 3lbs. I can tell you the it feels like a feather in your hands.

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    The savage rascal kicks a lot of butt, awesome rifle. FYI I also have a cricket in 22 mag and 17 hmr. The rascals action and barrel profile are heavier then the cricket, but the factory stock weighs about half of the crickets...

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