I voted for the 22 lr first. That was because I took the poll question at face value. You have an amazing amount of gun knowledge for a noobie who doesn't know how to shoot a 22. Given your extensive research and comprehensive understanding of reticle subtension related to human anatomy, I would recommend that you buy everything at once. Please be sure to include safety related items such as hearing protection, glasses, armored vest, etc. You may also want to check the Warrior Talk forum.