Questions for LCP Owners

Questions for LCP Owners

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    Questions for LCP Owners

    1. Has Ruger worked out the bugs?

    2. Can you practice at the range with this gun without destroying it?

    3. How's the recoil?


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    1. Ruger has successfully debugged.

    2. Range practice is doable but sort of masochistic.

    3. Recoil is like a rat trap snapping in you hand over and over again.

    That said, I like my LCP. The fit & finish is a lot nicer than the Kel-Tec P3AT. Very small & very light.

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    Like the P-3AT (IMHO) it is NOT a fun at the range gun, but it will always go bang, and will quietly accompany you while hidden in a pocket.

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    Never leave home without mine. No problems. Recoil is manageable but a little snappy.

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    The LCP really doesn't kick that badly although my other carry gun is a PM40. Even the PM40 isn't really bad. I have a yet to have a single issue with my LCP.

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    I'm not all that upset about the recoil. Yes it's snappy, but I don't feel like a rat trap has gone off in my hand even after shooting 100 rounds with it.

    Now for the record, I've only shot 100 rounds in one session only once. It's my BUG and usually shoot 50 rounds or a little less when I do shoot it. And lately that isn't very often because of ammo price and availability.

    I used to have one of the old AMT Back-Up in .380 and although it was years ago, it seems the LCP is easier than the old AMT used to be as far as recoil goes.

    For what it's worth, I really like the Ruger. I'm glad I got it. It fills a niche I needed it for.

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    I just picked one of these little guys up and maybe someone else can answer this. Where can I pick up extra mags and what is the average price? I can't seem to find mags anywhere...
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    I have a LCP and have been carrying it for over a year now.
    Great gun. Quality is better than the KT 3AT. The LCP is a perfect
    choice for someone who wants to be armed 24/7.
    Recoil isnt too bad but can get a little snappy if shot fast.
    Takes practice to be good with guns as small as the LCP
    but wouldnt consider it a good range gun with the ammo being
    hard to find and expensive but is fun to shoot the LCP.

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    oh last time I looked at a Gander Mountain store
    they had plenty of LCP mags. around $25 I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by rathos View Post
    I just picked one of these little guys up and maybe someone else can answer this. Where can I pick up extra mags and what is the average price? I can't seem to find mags anywhere...
    I have Ruger factory LCP 380AC 6RD and Ruger LCP 6RD FR. Magazines. I just don't have .380 Auto ammo. All is on back order.

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    I've picked up a few mags at gun shows, always plenty available there as well as online.

    I like my LCP. The above comments are certainly right on, though I consider the recoil pretty minor. Since it's a small pistol, it beats your fingers up when shooting it a lot, so it's not a 500 round-at-a-time range gun.

    I've never had a misfire and it shoots everything, so it goes with me wherever I go, even if I am carrying the Kimber as the primary gun.
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    If you are looking for magazines for the LCP try here,

    Elsie Pea Store - Accessories for the Ruger LCP

    They also have some other goodies for the LCP and some good info on them.

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    I've never stuck my hand in a rat trap, but if shooting my LCP is like a rat trap going off on your hand, I wouldn't have any problem doing so.

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    My LCP is perfect for what I do with it and that's pocket-carry it everyday (in a holster).

    Two things about pocket-carry:
    1. Sweat will rust the slide.
    2. It might FTF if it gets grungy from pocket lint, etc.
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    Great pocket BUG! It's a great buy for $300 and change. Any of the new ones with a serial number starting with "371" or higher has all the upgrades and should give you plenty of reliable service. It's not a range gun IMO. It's very uncomfortable to fire over a 100 or more rounds due to the felt recoil, at least for my hand anyway. Cheers.
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