I'm looking into buying a Ruger .22 lr semi-auto. Originally I had a MKII and thought of replacing it with a MKIII, particularly after my daughter complained about the weight and recoil of the unfamiliar S&W 686+ she was shooting while at the range with me. However, I had forgotten how heavy the MKIII Target in 5.5 in bull barrel is--about the same as the 686+. I tested the feel of the 22/45 lite and see that there is a 22/45 Target which seems to have the same barrel and all of the MKIII Target, but comes in at the weight of the S&W M66 K-frame. Does anyone have comparison information? General feel and operation? Is the felt recoil (I know, .22 lr) more on the 22/45? Then, what are some good prices at vendors sort of local to Salem, sponsors of this web site?