There is no hype associated with the 10/22, just a solid little rifle in my eyes.
If you want sucked into a "hype" look into the .380
"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just and that his justice cannot sleep forever."--Thomas Jefferson
“To the distinguished character of patriot, it should be our highest glory to add
the more distinguished character of Christian.” --George Washington
"If we make peaceful revolution impossible, we make violent revolution inevitable." --John F. Kennedy