Summer carry gun
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June 10th, 2010 12:35 AM
Summer carry gun
Picked up a Ruger LCP to carry while I'm mowing my 3 yards/fields, since the XD 45 was a bit hard to hide under a tee-shirt. I love the way in fits my front pocket. Haven't got to the range with it yet, to see how it shoots due to rain, but when I do I'll report back with a range report.
So far the only thing I don't like about it is the takedown pin, it's made out of plastic and you have to pry it out with a screwdriver, don't see it lasting very long.
June 10th, 2010 12:50 AM
Make sure you run AT LEAST 200 rounds through it before you carry it...They have kind of a rough break-in period...
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June 10th, 2010 01:04 AM
Congrats on the purchase. And yes, do break that bad boy in before you carry it daily.
I prefer a S&W 642/442 with .38 specials or a 640/649 with .357 mags for pocket carry. Quite a bit more stopping power than a .380 and a much more reliable weapon platform.
June 10th, 2010 11:21 AM
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June 10th, 2010 11:30 AM
Congrats! They are great little pistols.
June 10th, 2010 11:32 AM
Neat little gun. I thought about getting one, but would rather stay with 9mm.
Good luck with it.
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Ruger SR9c Ruger LCP
June 14th, 2010 09:13 AM
For mowing and yard work purposes, Do you plan on using "shot-shell" for ammo? Just curious if your looking to do some snake charming with an LCP. I never seen snake-shot in .380.
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June 14th, 2010 09:23 AM
Holstered LCP in my pocket right now and everyday actually. I'm a farmer and just anything else would be better, but the LCP is about the only thing that won't get in my way.
Regarding the take-down pin. I agree it is hard/awkward to get out. I intend to make a little jig to hold the gun in place and tool to pull the pin. I didn't like the screwdriver/prying scenario either.
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June 14th, 2010 11:51 AM
Screw driver prying and gun should not be used in the same sentence. YIKES!!!!!
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June 14th, 2010 12:35 PM
Enjoy the LCP, recommend a good pocket holster as it will also protect the gun from sweet etc as you mow the grass.
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