i am looking at getting my wife a .243 to deer hunt with. right now she shoots a 20 ga. we went to walmart the other day and saw where they had a remington model 770 with a scope for $299. does anyone have any experience with these guns? i dont want to buy it and then it be a piece of crap ya know. i currently shoot a remington model 700 in the .270 and i love it. i have dropped deer with it out to 372 yards and i am very comfortable shhoting it. i guess i am kinda hoping it will be the same quality gun as the 700. thanks for the input.