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A new Ruger LCR for me

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by gdmoody, Aug 23, 2009.

  1. davera

    davera New Member

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    Friend of mine bought his wife a new Ruger LCR, at a gun show. Felt great and very small and light. But she put it down after firing it twice, and said "I'm sorry, I just don't like it". Have seen some pretty big men at a gun range also say that it beat's the crap out of your hand. It's a great idea, just too small for the caliber. Difficult to shoot accurately.
  2. keokeboy

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    Got me one 447.23 academy removed the front sight,and will install hiviz green and take it to the range this weekend. If I really like it,will get a crimson trace
  3. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    I have had mine for over a year now. I have probably only put 300 round through it and I still love it. I have not bought any other holster for it so I still use the Desantis pocket one.

    I took it out shooting last week and while firing it, I thought I had developed a problem with it. Each time I would open the cylinder to extract the spent cases, it would be just a little harder to open. Then the cylinder would not open at all. I thought of the problems that other folks said that they had with the LCR and I thought "Oh Crap, I guess it is my turn". I laid it down and shot something else for a while and then came back to it. I thought about it and decided I would look at the ejector rod and discovered that it had been unscrewing a little each time I had fired the gun. I screwed it down a little until I could open the cylinder and then screwed it down tight. That fixed the problem, which really wasn't a problem at all, just lack of proper PM.
  4. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    That's a fine revolver you have there gdmoody and good shooting as well!
    I personally like the LCR's and been looking at one to buy at a later date as a carry gun maybe. Nice and compact and does the job...and from your range report, accurate as well!
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  6. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    I have to agree with you on that. IMO, to small for .357cal., or for me anyways. It would be a handfull!
  7. keokeboy

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    took my new lcr and my ruger gp 100 to the range yesterday and had a blast shooting both of my rugers no problems after 100 rds through the lcr. will get a ct soon.
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