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3 Great Choices for Your Child's First Firearm

July 2009 Feature Article:

3 Great Choices for Your Child's First Firearm

When introducing a kid to hunting, one of the most important elements to ensuring their success and enjoyment is providing them with the proper equipment - specifically the gun that they use. At a minimum, the child should be able to handle the gun safely, shoulder it properly, and of course shoot it without taking off a shoulder or knocking them down! The last thing you want to do is start a kid out with them too much gun or a gun that doesn't fit properly and cause them to become "gun shy". In this article we review the Keystone Arms Crickett .22LR, New England Firearms Single Shot .243 and Mossberg 500 Super Bantam 20 Gauge Shotgun. Read more...

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Re: 3 Great Choices for Your Child's First Firearm

Another one would be Marlin's XS7 (xl7) youth package in 243 or 7mm-08.

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Re: 3 Great Choices for Your Child's First Firearm

Another good round would be the 22Hornet.

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