i bought one last fall. i had a local gun smith install a after market target trigger on it and i installed a recoil reducer on the muzzle and a device on the back to make it faster to cock. ive own high standands supermatic trophys years ago and the victory is equal to them and i believe better. to make a ruger as good as a s and w victory your going to have to put some fair cash into it. i will never get rid of it and it is very very very accurate.i use only copper clad .22 long rife amunition in it as lead sometimes jams. copper coated never does. i think the copper coated creats more back pressure for the slide and then it never fails. love the gun and so will you.