The Savage Mark II is great for plinking and hunting. Just like their other rifles, the Mark II is accurate and reliable. The detachable box magazine allows for easy loading and unloading, making this great for newer shooters or for shooters who enjoy efficiency. It also comes with a Picatinty rail for optic mounting and a threaded barrel. It also has a larger bolt handle for ease of operating. This Mark II would be ideal for anyone who wants an accurate bolt gun that is cost effective to shoot.