Lubrication is an essential part of firearm maintenance and should be done properly. Just applying oil all over the action is not proper firearm lubrication. Too much lubricant can increase friction and attract dirt and grime or cause malfunctions.
Remember a little oil goes a long way. It’s not like Maple Syrup on hotcakes where more is better.
Learn the proper way to lubricate the Ruger 10/22 rifle from a Brownells’ gunsmith.