Anyone have any experence with an LCR in .357?

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  1. Ronin94

    Ronin94 New Member

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    I am considering 2 handgun purchases but the second is kind of dependent on if I get an LCR9 or LCR in .357. I plan on carrying the LCR as a backup to my sidearm a Glock 30S. My question is how controllable is an LCR in .357? Depending on how controllable the .357 LCR is I plan on buying a Rhino 200DS .357 mag (if uncontrollable) with the LCR9 or Glock 17 (if controllable) with the LCR in .357 maybe doing a polymer 80 build for the Glock.
     
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    rglbegl Well-Known Member

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    The LCR in .357mag is a handful. (Friend has one I have played with)
    I own an LCR in .38, and with +p ammo it is a beast.

    If you have ever shot a snubby .357, take that and add in the fact that you have no weight to help with the recoil.

    Not saying it can not be shot, just saying you better be ready for a bang like no other.
     
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    I have never shot a .357 snub that is part of the reason I am asking here. I thought my choice of sidearm might help figure it out as I am perfectly comfortable with a compact .45.
     
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    rglbegl Well-Known Member

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    a .45 is a push, a .357 is a snap. HUGE difference.
    Even people with great strength and tons of experience will tell you a snubby .357 is a completely different gun than any .45
     
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