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Ruger Model LCR

Variant 1 of 3

Produced:2010 -
Caliber:.357 Mag
Action:revolving chamber
Trigger:double-action only (DAO)
Safety:transfer bar
Frame:matte black polymer/stainless
Grips:Hogue Monogrip
Sights:pinned ramp front, U-notch rear
Notes:stainless barrel insert
Barrel Length:1.88 in.
Overall Length:6.5 in.
Height:4.5 in.
Width:1.28 in.
Weight:17.1 oz.

Manufacturer:Phone Number:
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.603-863-3300
411 Sunapee StreetWebsite:
Newport NH 03773www.ruger-firearms.com
Importer:Phone Number:
Used Est.:$505
Last Update: 8/30/2016

Caliber:.357 Magnum
Alias:.357 Smith & Wesson Magnum
Muzzle Velocities - from1145to1542ft/sec
Muzzle Energies - from397to834ft-lb
Bullet Weights - from110to180gr

Ranking Factors
Power Factor:184139- IDPA Rating Calculation
Recoil Factor:19.47 ft-lb- Standard Free Recoil Calculation
Total Capacity:5 rounds- Includes Chambered Rounds
Defense Factor:70%

About the Handgun:
The Ruger LCR is a double-action-only revolver that incorporates many features found in the SP101, GP100 and Super Redhawk revolvers, as well as several new features. The patent pending polymer fire control housing incorporates the same grip extension design as the SP101, GP100, and Super Redhawk revolvers. The craned cylinder assembly of the LCR locks into the aluminum upper frame in the rear of the cylinder and at the front via the ejector extension. The internal parts are installed through the top of the fire control housing or through the bottom in back of the aluminum upper frame. Therefore, no side plate is needed.
About the Manufacturer:
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. is the leading independent producer of firearms in the United States. Sturm, Ruger designs, manufactures, and markets a full line of pistols, revolvers, rifles, and shotguns, primarily for sporting purposes, but also for law enforcement and military agencies. Formed in 1949 by Alexander Sturm and Bill Ruger the company has had long and continued success, taking its place among the classic names of U.S. gunmakers.
About the Cartridge:
Smith & Wesson introduced this cartridge for its heavy-frame revolver. Ammunition was developed by Winchester in cooperation with Smith & Wesson. Using a lengthened and strengthened version of the .38 Special case, the .357 Magnum was rapidly accepted by hunters and law enforcement. At the time of its introduction, it was claimed to easily pierce the body panels of automobiles and crack engine blocks. While it has less power than the .44 Magnum, it compares favorably to the 10mm Norma and .45 ACP, but with better armor penetration. Today factories offer over fifty different loadings in this caliber.
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