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Ruger LCP 9
« on: May 20, 2015, 05:10:10 PM »
Been looking at one of thes pistols(LC9) for pocket carry back up gun. Any advice?

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Re: Ruger LCP 9
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2015, 07:52:02 PM »
Well, I gotta say a couple of things on this issue.
First, I'm not a 9mm fan, not by a long shot (no pun intended).


Secondly, I've lately been thinking seriously about getting a 9mm of my own for a BUG instead of the 5 shot 442.


Those things said, the LC9 is a candidate on a short list of possible choices.


The Beretta Nano is another candidate...or (gulp) maybe even a Pico, but that's stretching it a bit.
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Re: Ruger LC 9
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2015, 08:13:52 PM »
I REALLY like the SIG P290RS. It is slim, small, easy to pocket carry and NO  thumb safety or mag disconnect to deal with.

It comes standard with 6-round and 8-round magazines as well as night sights. Great shooter and very accurate.

http://sigsauer.com/CatalogProductDetails/p290rs.aspx
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Re: Ruger LCP 9
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2015, 07:26:06 PM »
Rather than give you my opinion, I'll let Hickock45 do a demonstration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeLxP6Kywzk and Chapter 2 @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InxRTZUpLPU

It has two features that may or may not excite you; (1) The magazine must be inserted to shoot the pistol, and (2) it does have a external safety.

He also brings out some other issues.

They are fine guns and you should have one.  ;D
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Re: Ruger LCP 9
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2015, 02:01:05 PM »
Have to agree with him on the Ruger LCP .380, just picked up one for my wife (her 1st firearm), and for me very difficult to fire with my large hands, but her tiny stature, it fits her just fine, Got to say she impressed me with a bulls eye shot on her very first shot, guess my instructional teachings aren't to bad
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Re: Ruger LCP 9
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2015, 02:46:29 PM »
Ruger recently came out with the LC9s Pro. - It is a striker fired pistol with a trigger safety, no thumb safety and no magazine disconnect. I recently has the opportunity to fondle one at one of our LGS, but was not able to shoot it. it looked and felt like a decent gun.

But I will say that the comparably sized 9mm S&W M&P Shield felt much better in my hands. But to each his own.

For pocket carry, I still like the SIG P290RS much better.
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Re: Ruger LCP 9
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2015, 05:25:37 AM »
I like the LC9s betterthan the other LC9. Still have not pulled the trigger to purchase one yet.