My son Pake turned 8 years old yesterday. We bought him a 7mm-08 in a Savage Axis youth model. I watched a you-tube video on a diy trigger job. Very easy took about 5 minutes max. We then installed a dnz game reaper mount, topped with a Nikon Pro-Staff 4X12X40mm BDC scope & butler creek caps. We zeroed it in, very accurate sweet shooting gun. I'm a Remington Model 700 guy myself, but was very impressed with this gun. $259 at Academy & well worth it. Happy B-Day for sure. It is awesome when your kids get old enough to hunt with you. I really look forward to this fall deer hunting.