now here is something the shot gun world has been waiting for. mossberg , in my day , was known as an economy line shotgun,not the best balanced,tough, rough pump action when new and 30 yers later. i know that has certainly changed to some degree . found this in N.R.A.'s aug./07 issue of american hunter.mossberg model 505 bantam. 20 ga. pump. got a youngster ready to shoot shotgun? here ya are.20 " barrel, 12"length of pull, comes with three screw in chokes IC,M &full, take down, 3" chamber,swivel stud in stock and mag cap,vent rib,mid rib bead,checkered hardwood,tang mounted safety,gold trigger,overall length 37.5", weight 5.25 lbs. certificate for reduced price on full size stock when needed,full length plug which makes it a single shot at first and then can be cut down to accept 2 in the mag. and all this ladies and gentlemen for.....$316.00 U.S.. oh yeah blued metal finish. good shot mossberg. that is a deal. pblsyd. p.s. i think i might just have to get one for my granddaughter. what? oh that's right hon, she's only 5 years old.