Re: 600 mohawk
I have a 600 in 6mm and a 660 in .308. Both have steel bottom metal and shoot great with factory ammo. I've had the .308 since the 70's and have shot dozens of animals with it, including my first elk. Your son will be loving that gun for a long time.
"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote." -- Benjamin Franklin