New Pocket Pistol

New Pocket Pistol

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    New Pocket Pistol

    Picked up a new pocket pistol a couple days ago. I took the advice from some people on this forum (Thanks guys!) and ended up getting a Ruger LCP (The serial prefix is 372 so I'm good on the recall lol). So far I really like it. It's small and light and easy to carry. Thanks again for all the help and advice from everyone here.

    I have pictures of it on my blog, and I'll toss direct links on the bottom here.

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    (All the links are directly to the pictures which are quire large. My blog is clean aside from a strong word or two. The post that has a direct link is completely safe.)

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    Congrats on the new pocket rocket...

    Here's a nice pocket rocket holder... Pocket Rocket Holder
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    Congrats on the new addition. I've had one for a little over a year now and I can honestly say, it's one of my best decisions for a carry option. It can literally be carried anywhere and deep concealment is easily achieved. Plenty of protection if applied as intended i.e. (two or three well placed rounds).

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    was you able to get any ammo? that's the big problem now day with the 380. i would give it a good break in to make sure it will do the job. i got an old kel tec p3at and i ran several hundred rounds through it before i would carry it. that was years ago when there was cheap 380 ammo to be found. i would do the same with the ruger.
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    Congrats. Mine is also part of the '372' series, and has faithfully handled every type of round I've fed it. I've managed to stock-pile a sufficient amount of .380 in the last 6 months, and haven't paid much more than 33 cents a round. It's just a matter of diligently going after it. This LCP a solid firearm that I carry 'one in the pipe' securely with confidence. FWIW, here's what I carry it in:

    Ruger LCP 380 Pocket/Wallet Holster
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    i have been debating a lcp and a642 been sorta holding out to see how the 380 ammo plays out.

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    Nice photos! WHEC, that wallet holster link is helpful, thanks for posting that.

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    Looks exactly like my P3AT. Looks good nice to see a sensible CC gun here.

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    LCPs are nice. I am the only one I know that doesn't have one. I already have one 380 and I just can't justify another.
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    Congrats on the new LCP. I love mine... Check out the elsiepea forum for a bunch of pocket and wallet holster makers and a lot of good info.
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    Nice!! Nice heard a lot of goog things about them!!!
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    Congratulations FlexT on the new LCP. We are starting to see .380 ammo on the shelves around hear; hopefully supplies will continue to increase and the price will come back down. I carry in the Recluse pocket holster. Put some rounds through it and let us know your thoughts.

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    nice pistol.. :)

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    Nice. Mine is in the waistband of my PJ's as I type this. It is a 370 series, but it was flawless before the recall and has been since.

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    Since we are calling this a "pocket pistol".......

    When you have the LCP in a pocket holster, does it fit in your front shirt pocket? For example, if you are wearing a t-shirt with a pocket, a flannel shirt, a dress shirt, does it fit in the front shirt pocket?

    Thanks guys.

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