The Silhouette is NOT an American in a synthetic stock. The American uses 2 action screws and the Silhouette uses 1 action screw and 1 barrel lug screw. The Silhouette is more like a blued Style, which is the nickel plated version. I have both the American and the Varmint. The American is lighter and longer, but both are very accurate. If you can only get one, I might lean slightly towards the American.jetrecbn1 said:The silhoute is an american in blue with a synthetic stock. The style is the same except for the nickel finish. My dealer has them here for $350.