The NEW Ruger LCP


Red Hat

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First it was Sccy (formally known as Skyy) now Ruger has copied Kel-Tec's P3AT. Anything look familiar?? Even in the break down the parts look the same. The only problem I see is the 8 lb trigger pull. Even though...I want one! I guess it's another one that I'm having to wait for release from the manufacture.;)


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Caliber: .380 Auto
Catalog Number: LCP
Capacity: 6+1
Barrel: 2.75'' Steel
Weight: 9.40 oz.
Overall Length: 5.16''
Overall Height: 3.6''
Overall Width: .820''
Trigger Pull Weight: 8 lbs.
Trigger Pull Length: .5''
Slide Finish: Blued
Slide Material: Through-Hardened Steel
Frame Material: High Performance Glass-Filled Nylon
Includes: Soft Case
One Magazine
External Locking Device
Instruction Manual
MSRP: $330.00
THE NEW RUGER® LCP™:
VISIT WWW.RUGER.COM/LCP/ FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Ruger breakdown on the left.
 

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burley

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The LCP is to ship in March,mine goes on order tomorrow. (GS closed Sun/Mon or it would already be on order).
I'v got 2 P3ATs that run just fine and have no intention of replacing them but I really want to try one of these. I do wish Ruger would have came up with their own design though. Word from a company employee is it is a copy not under license.
 
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Memphis

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That will go really well with my new ALL black SR9 I just purchased today. Damn the 3 day wait! I can't get my CCW fast enough. Blah!
 

Red Hat

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Thanks, burley. I removed it. I was looking for the other view and saw that one. I didn't even notice it was PS'd. I did notice the rail but it didn't click. That's what happens when you are in ahurry...:eek:;)
 
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echo_5

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it will probably cost $399 !!

Kel-Tec should sue as in Glock v. Smith&Wesson (sigma)
 

DrDavidM

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I love Ruger. Thanks for the post. I wish they would make one between that size and the size if the new SR9. I would still probably stick with my p345 though. They need one about the size of the XD subcompact or baby Glock. Maybe they are working on it. Did I say I love Ruger.
 

Danno

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Man am I glad to see Ruger make this! I've be toying with which one - Sccy, or Keltec, but now I think my mind is made up - I know Ruger quality - woo hoo!
 

Sgt. SIG

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Yeah... but .380?

I looked at CorBon to see what they have for this little puppy.

380 AUTO

80 GR. DPX

1050 FPS

196 FTLBS

Dang it, this darn thing is growing on me! :rolleyes:
 

Ruger Collector

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I want one! Slide lock, improved ejector, rounded edges and real style, what other refinements did they make to the KT design? Time to retire my old S&W SW380 for a more stylish pocket pistol. :)
 

Unearthed

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Yeah... but .380?

I looked at CorBon to see what they have for this little puppy.

380 AUTO

80 GR. DPX

1050 FPS

196 FTLBS

Dang it, this darn thing is growing on me! :rolleyes:

Way too often you will find me only carrying my P32 but even I know that .22, .25, .32, and .380 are all too weak to really count on when it matters.
 

Sgt. SIG

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Way too often you will find me only carrying my P32 but even I know that .22, .25, .32, and .380 are all too weak to really count on when it matters.

I totally agree but I'm reminded of times when I am not allowed to carry... like at work. This little gem would be super easy to carry and virtually invisible in my SmartCarry! :D

But if I do get one, I wouldn't be able to pick on anyone else for their "pip squeak" guns anymore! :p
 

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