There's a general concensus on most of the forums I read that the Marlin has better out of box accuracy than the 10/22. The big draw of the 10/22 is the gazillion after-market items available for it. It's pretty much an if you can dream it, you can do it proposition with the 10/22. If your not into customizing your rifle, a Marlin 60 is tough to beat.
As an aside, my BIL had just bought a 10/22 and was a wee bit uppity about the superiority of his rifle compared to my 30+ year old model 60.
This was his face after my model 60 shot rings around his 10/22:
I let him off the hook by telling him his could be even more accurate than mine by doing a little customizing.
I just started a thread on another forum about tube fed rifles. Most have never had or even heard of a problem with things like seriously denting the tube. The 60's tube is steel and not easily dented by dropping. Mine has seen so much field time I can't even give an honest estimate because it's been through the hands of most of the male members of my family since the 70's.
The biggest beef with the tube fed magazine was loading it. That little issue is easily dealt with using this: