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Ruger
Model: LC9s
Gun Dimensions Width:0.9-in
Length:6-in Height:4.5-in
Barrel:3.12-in Weight:17.2-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor138844
  • Recoil Factor7.68 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity8 rounds
  • ConcealibilityGood
  • Defense Factor74%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:2014 -
Caliber:9mm Luger
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:striker single-action (SA)
Safety:manual safety, trigger safety
Magazine:7-round
Frame:glass-filled nylon
Grip:integrated glass-filled nylon
Sights:3-dot adjustable
Notes:blued alloy steel slide and barrel
Manufacturer
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.
More Info
Gun Value
MSRP:$479.00Used Est:$335.00
Last Update:11/5/2017
About the Gun

The LC9s is a striker-fired version of Ruger's hammer-fired LC9 compact pistol. It has all of the features of the LC9 minus the loaded chamber indicator, and features a striker-single-action trigger versus the original LC9 double-action only trigger.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Alias: 9mm Parabellum
MV: From 985 to 1500 ft/sec
ME: From 294 to 450 ft-lb
WT: From 90 to 147 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was introduced along with the Luger semi-automatic pistol. The pistol and cartridge was first adopted by the German Navy in 1904 and then by the German Army in 1908. This cartridge has since been adopted by the military of practically every non-Communist power. It has become the most popular and widely-used handgun cartridge in the world. Performance wise, the 9mm cartridge has somewhat more power than the .38 Special but falls well short of the .357 Magnum.

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