Ruger LCP SUCKS

Discussion in 'Non-XD Handguns' started by tigertonytigger, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. Dec 6, 2008 #1
    tigertonytigger

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    I give up. I have had my LCP for a while now and I love the size of it. I can put it in my pocket or where ever when I am not wanting to mess with a larger frame gun. But once again I came back from the range pissed after shooting it. I really really hate the trigger. It has way to long of a pull. I think it is a well built gun, very nice for its size and I have been accurate with it. But when it comes down to it, when you just pull the gun out and squeeze the trigger, you have to squeeze and squeeze. You have to hold the gun just right so it doesn't slip from your hand or pinch your finger. I feel that if something were to ever happen and I need to use force I would rather have any other gun in the world then my LCP. So I am going to sell it and get something else small enough to be a pocket gun. I am going to wait until after the recall gets taken care of but I don't think I have ever wanted rid of a gun so bad in my life.

     
  2. Dec 6, 2008 #2
    VFRpilotJim

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    I feel bad for you with that thing. I work with a guy who bought one and said the same thing, and his malfunctions too often as well. I have seen post after post on various forums about this junker of a pistol and would never buy one now. I own numerous Ruger products, and all are excellent; however they all came before Bill died and the big management change occurred. They seem like they are in too much of a hurry to get new products on the market and it's coming back to bite them. Recalls on the SR9 and LCP? Please, slow down and get these guns right before putting them on dealer shelves. I'll still buy some of the guns that have been in their lineup for many years, but I'm going to give any NEW products from them a wide berth for a while!!! Good luck!

    Jim
     
  3. Dec 6, 2008 #3
    Rustynuts

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    Sell it and get the Kahr 380
     
  4. Dec 6, 2008 #4
    spfg45

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    take a look at the Kel-Tec....
     
  5. Dec 6, 2008 #5
    danp

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    I'll give you $50 for that piece of crap.
     
  6. Dec 6, 2008 #6
    RCP4SXS

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    Sorry you don't like your LCP. I actually really like mine, never had a malfunction of any sort and extremely easy to carry. I will agree that the trigger is long...really long but that being the only safety on that little bugger, I'm OK with it. I was considering picking up a second because my wife has adopted mine but I ended up with an XD9sc instead. I guess to each their own. If you really want to sell it PM me.
     
  7. Dec 6, 2008 #7
    Joeywhat

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    PM me when you decide to sell...I'd like to get another.
     
  8. Dec 6, 2008 #8
    Alchemist77

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    I tried one in my hand at a local shop after reading a positive review in a gun magazine. It seemed that it would be pretty easily concealable, probably more than my .38 snubbie, but I really dislike handguns that have such short grips that I can't wrap my pinkie and ring finger around it. Also, wasn't there recently some recall on the LCP's?

    Alchemist77
     
  9. Dec 6, 2008 #9
    Tard

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    I helped test fired one with a magazine writer who got an early sample for review. With many kinds of ammo and all kinds of shooting position, we couldn't get the thing to misfire in any way and were genuinely surprised at it's accuracy with what they generously call 'sights'.

    However, it has what I call a 'panic trigger'.
    The only time you wouldn't curse the trigger is if you were using it to save your life in a panic. Since that's what it's designed to do, we agreed it was a reasonable gun.

    Until I racked back the slide and the entire gun flew out of my hands and skittered across the floor (empty). The thing is just too small for me.

    YMMV.
     
  10. Dec 6, 2008 #10
    stainone

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    yea big hands and a small gun just not a good match i feel your pain...:cool:
     

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