Looking to buy a .22 rifle and really like Ruger's but the M&P 15-22 is really sweet. Any reasons why I should not get the 15-22?
really the only thing "AR" about the SR-22 is the stock to reciver rail height. THe barrel is too low.Honestly if you want an AR type just get the M&P15-22, the SR22 has AR ergonomics but nothing more. The mag release, and charging handle are completely different. At least with the M&P15 you can get some practice and muscle memory incase you end up getting the real deal.
If you want a fun and more accurate rifle the 1022 is what you should go for.
I should have mentioned in my previous post that I do have an AR15 - a Stag Arms Model 1, so the 15-22 is excellent for training and practice. The 15-22 is a light weight for sure.I have the M&P 15-22 Magpul version and I really like it. I have a scope on it but it quickly comes off to allow use of the excellent Magpul sights when I feel like shooting irons. I have had no trouble with it. I did install the spring kit (cheap and easy) in the trigger group and polished the sear as it was a bit gritty at first.