Great short range deer/black bear gun, also fun to just shoot. Accuracy seems to vary from gun to gun, but do you really need moa from a 100 yard carbine? With the right load most will shoot under 3" at 100, my favorite load will shoot just over an inch out of my 96/44. The prices seem to be creeping up on these recently, so if you can find one for a fair price, I would pick it up.
The 96/44 is my all-time favorite deer gun for the type of hunting we do. Thicker woods, and rarely (if ever) do you get shots over 100yds. It carries like a dream for walking all day, has a removeable magazine for easy loading/unloading, and has a solid top receiver that allows for low scope mounting.
Accuracy is adequate for a 100yd deer gun, some better than others.
I look forward to carrying it every deer season that I pull it out. That gun has filled my freezer for many years.