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#7199521 - 06/16/18 02:47 PM Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions???
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My 3.5yo had his first range trip today.

He shot my 22 but of course it is to long of LOP for him.

Looking to buy him a chipmonk, cricket, or ???

What has good quality, accuracy, good trigger(aftermarket if needed), can mount a scope?

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#7199543 - 06/16/18 03:09 PM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Just bought my kids a cricket. It shoots straight I shot it and hit first target I was aiming at.
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#7199586 - 06/16/18 03:50 PM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Mine has a Savage Rascal. Same dimensions as the Cricket but has an Accutrigger.

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#7199682 - 06/16/18 05:45 PM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Started my son on a Crickett... but if I was in the market today, I would get the Savage Rascal. Same manual of arms as a standard bolt rifle, and better trigger.

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#7200158 - 06/17/18 11:32 AM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Rascal. Iíll be buying one soon. A heavy trigger is potentially safer, but the triggers on the crickets are in my experience messing with a couple much much to heavy to teach a kid to shoot with. A kid doesnít need a 2lb Trigger, but they donít need a 10lb Trigger either. The rascal has an accutrigger that is well worth it.
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#7200549 - 06/17/18 06:54 PM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Rascal. Iíll be buying one soon. A heavy trigger is potentially safer, but the triggers on the crickets are in my experience messing with a couple much much to heavy to teach a kid to shoot with. A kid doesnít need a 2lb Trigger, but they donít need a 10lb Trigger either. The rascal has an accutrigger that is well worth it.


I couldnít agree more on the trigger. After some reading.....I will be picking up a Rascal.

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#7200758 - 06/18/18 03:03 AM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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I got my Grandkids a Rascal as that was all that was available at the time on the shelf. Two of them have cut their shooting teeth on them. Good little rifle.
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#7212071 - 06/29/18 07:20 PM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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CZ Scout is a nice little rifle.
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#7212091 - 06/29/18 07:59 PM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Savage Rascal.

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#7212868 - 06/30/18 11:45 PM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Yes and yes.

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#7212889 - 07/01/18 12:36 AM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: mikei]
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Originally Posted By: mikei
Savage Rascal.
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#7212958 - 07/01/18 07:37 AM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
Mtn44 Offline
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Savage Rascal. Multiple colors available and I agree on the Accutrigger is a benefit.

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#7215528 - 07/04/18 08:23 AM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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I started mine with with Savage rascal but as soon as they can handle a 10-22 move them up. It's a gun they will keep for Life!
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#7215739 - 07/04/18 12:20 PM Re: Cricket, Chipmonk, AR 22, kid 22....Suggestions??? [Re: Brian C.]
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Originally Posted By: Brian C.
I started mine with with Savage rascal but as soon as they can handle a 10-22 move them up. It's a gun they will keep for Life!

We got a rascal for them to start out on and share....at the right age/time we get them their own 10-22.... up
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