Things I liked:This is the first air rifle that I've owned of at this level. I've owned some Crossman products in the past and this was to replace a pistol that had lost all it's umph. I've been very impressed with the styling, fit and finish, and look/feel of the weapon. The noise dampening system looks great, and seems to work fairly well. I have been up de-varminting the backyard from a bathroom window and the wife and kids in the livingroom downstairs are unaware that I've even fired it. Further, there was a time I used the back door in the room next to the kitchen and the wife was washing dishes and had no clue that I'd shot it. Seems to be pretty accurate, though I should spend a little more time sighting it in. I've only fired lead pellets from it so far but without issue. Things I would have changed:The large sight on muzzle infringes on the scope view slightly at the bottom of the scope. It's not an issue with targeting, but it's noticable if you look for it. I've read a lot of complaints about the trigger and haven't found it to be an issue, it's a 2 stage for certain, but I can feel when I'm at the limit of the firing stage and it seems to respond well when I push it just a little past that. What others should know:Scope comes unmounted, but was easy to mount and the covers for it are clear so you can shoot without even removing them if you'd like. All in all a very solid weapon for your money I believe.