it has come to be that i am getting a new toy. dad called last night and a savage model 12 ss fluted barrel with laminate stock made it's way to gunshop and now has my name on it. will go and pick it up within the next couple weeks.:dancin: after salivating from glenn's photo's of destruction and seeing what they can do this year i am pretty pumped about getting my hands on one. here is a pic of the model i am picking up.