I have had a few Remington 700s over the years. I bought this 700 ADL in 30-06 for hunting deer and elk. I have a 1982 ADL in .270 Win and it has been a great rifle so when I went looking for a 30-06 I naturally went straight to the Remington 700 ADL for value and performance. PROs: As a budget rifle it is a pretty good deal at a great price. The 700 action is high quality and will outlast the user. The Remington 700 has far more availability of upgrades that can be found anywhere you look than most other brands/models. CONs: These items are what caused me to only give a 4 star rating, but are based on my personal needs for this rifle. No adjustable trigger. The scope is pretty cheap. It might do OK for initial barrel break in, but that would be as far as I would go with it and it will not work for me when hunting which is my main focus with this rifle. I might use it on one of my plinker 22s. The scope at purchase time was not bore sighted and the cross-hairs were off at an angle which probably would not be great for a new shooter that does not have the appropriate equipment to level the scope and bore sight the rifle before initial firing, which they can probably do for you at Sportsmans Warehouse at purchase time. The stock is very lightweight which some may prefer, but I do not. Overall: This is a very good starter rifle or addition to an existing collection of rifles. It would work fine in existing configuration with the exception of needing a higher quality scope. I have changed to a classic Rem 700 ADL wood stock, added a Limbsaver recoil pad that reduces felt recoil, upgraded to a Timney adjustable trigger, and upgraded the scope. The rifle shoots well and is accurate. I could have purchased a BDL instead for a higher initial price, but like to build a rifle based on my specific likes and needs.