I have several pistols and shotguns but never owned a .22 or even a rifle, and briefly considered a .17 but the ammo appears more costly so I am back to a .22 and looking at the 10-22 or M&P 15/22. (I do not see an AR in my future so M&P 15/22 cross-over training is presently of little value to me.) I will mostly be shooting paper with the .22, trying for long-range accuracy for fun and will equip it with a decent, good quality scope. 1. Not trying to add more heat to the Ruger 10-22 and M&P 15/22 debate, but what is the latest and which one do you experienced guys prefer between the two? 2. Is one more accurate than the other if both are shooting the same ammo? 3. If I were to buy a 10-22 and significantly trick it out spending $$$, would I be better investing in a Volquartsen? 4. I did read about the new Ruger Takedown and considered it as an option, but some people noted problems with accuracy when the barrel did not always mate up with the receiver when reattached. Is this the consensus of the GT Rimfire group? Thanks in advance for your opinions.