Things I liked:I'm very glad that I get to be the first person to comment on this rifle. I ordered this rifle in .22 caliber two days ago and it was delivered to my door this afternoon. It came double boxed and arrived in flawless condition. I opted for the 10 for $10 test to ensure I was getting the best rifle possible. Well worth the money. Really. The tech dept gives you a nice certificate that includes your model, the serial number, pellet used for testing, a checklist of tests performed, the tester's name, the date of testing. Stapled to the certificate are the ten shot chrony results. My rifle had a high of 906fps, low of 897fps, and average of 903fps using 14.2gr RWS Super H-Point pellets. First impressions are important to me and this rifle did not disappoint. The bluing is well, black on this model and is VERY rich and uniform. The synthetic stock is a welcome upgrade to the magnum line. The stock is solid, unlike some other brands out there. It makes it a little heavier but also lends the rifle very good balance. The monte carlo cheek rest is raised on both sides so it is a friendly rifle for you lefties out there. The fiber optic sights are bright and adjustments precise. At 48" it is a very long rifle but does not feel awkward or unwieldy. Cocking is very smooth. The cocking effort is a bit on the heavy side but nothing out of line for a magnum spring rifle. All in all I very confidently give this rifle 5 stars. If you are in the market, pick one up. It won't disappoint. Things I would have changed:I would prefer that RWS make their own picatinny/weaver scope mount. Until they do though, the UTG adapter mount will work. If you use this mount be sure to order LOW scope rings to keep your line of sight close to the bore. I have heard others complain about wanting metal this and that. I have never had problems with an RWS trigger flexing or breaking under stress so I can't follow the flock on that one. With the new durable synthetic stock, there isn't much to improve. What others should know:If you are looking at a 350 magnum, get the .22 caliber. It will be hard to ever realize the full potential of this awesome rifle in .177. Before you decide to scope this thing up, try shooting it awhile with open sights. It really is fun and accurate.
Things I liked:This rifle is very light weight with tack driving accuracy, now that I finally got the bore cleaned. The fiber optic sights at least for me are more accurate than with a scope, shooting quater sized groups on shoot-n-see targets at 30 yards. The rifle isn't very hold sensitive at all as long I'm gripping the forestock a little bit. Shooting prone, standing, kneeling, or bench shots, when you pull the trigger things just fall down. All in all it is a decent and very accurate small game air rifle. Things I would have changed:First off my barrel came to me with lots of something caked in it. At first looking down the bore I thought it was rust but it was black. It just looked disgusting and pitted the entire length. I tried a bore mop and some JB paste to no avail. I ended up using hoppe's #9 bore cleaner and wearing out a copper .22 brush just to get most of it out. I then followed that up with a bore polishing using JB paste again. After that I pushed a patch with some cleaning solution on it through the bore and then dry patches until one came out white. Now with the bore finally clean I do notice some pitting here and there but since this is an exchange on another rifle and it shoots fine with the pitted bore, I'm not worrying about it. I do find it a shame though because Gamo has some great ideas and designs. The quality control just isn't where it needs to be. I would gladly pay a little more for tighter tolerances, better machining, and increased quality control on these same rifle designs. Like everyone else has already said, the trigger is very creepy. A small payment to Charlie Da Tuna fixed that problem though. Lastly, the click adjustments on the rear sight leave much to be desired. They could have a more audible "click" and be more positive locking. What others should know:For all of it's minor shortcomings I still find it to be a decent purchase for the money spent. The Air Venturi Gas Ram upgrade is well worth the money. The rifle is very accurate and fairly hard hitting, even out to 40+ yards with open sights. Do yourself a favor and just order the GRT-III trigger from Charlie Da Tuna when you order this rifle.
Things I liked:Everything, really There is nothing new i can say that hasn't been said in all the other reviews. It's really a great air rifle. Things I would have changed:Nothing at all without just really knit picking.