696s are sweet you got a great deal. IMHO they're such a awesome gun any reasonable price is a good deal. I love good old unique for my big bores. I load 7.0 under 200gr lead RNFP or 200gr nosler JHPs and have Georgia-arms golddots for carry. I'm looking at either getting a 200gr full wadcutter or a short button 215gr SWC for a general purpose woods target load.
here's my 696