Most local students train weekly for the first six months and then progress to a twice a month "maintenance" plan afterwards. I recently went into the store in Peterborough Ontario Canada Thought I would look around see if there was anything I could buy. Many 8 point bucks, with a good percentage over lb. I had changed the reed in the call so it is high pitched because there are very few jackrabbits around here. Always keep you finger off the trigger of your firearm until you are ready to fire it. And like everything and anything else I go with a budget. They sell items in the display case but the product inside the box is switched out and replaced with older similar product.