Is the Ruger LCP a good self defense gun?

Is the Ruger LCP a good self defense gun?

While it isn’t ideal for rapid-fire or target shooting, it’s kind of perfect for concealed carry and self-defense. The long pull compensates for the lack of an external safety and lessens the chances of an accidental pull in a high-stress situation.

What does the LCP in Ruger stand for?

Lightweight Compact Pistol
The LCP, which stands for “Lightweight Compact Pistol”, was designed in direct response to customer requests for a compact firearm for use by police as a back-up, and a defensive handgun for civilian concealed carry needs.

What ammo does the Ruger LCP use?

The LCP II is chambered in . 380 ACP – which most would agree is reasonable for a such a compact firearm. The . 380 ACP self defense ammunition selection is expanding and some decent options are out there.

Is the Ruger LCP safe to carry loaded?

The LCP is safe to carry with a round in the chamber, provided that the trigger is covered while being carried, if nothing can manipulate the trigger, it shouldn’t go bang. In other words, keep it holstered.

What kind of pistol is the Ruger LCP Max?

LCP ® MAX The latest upgrade to America’s favorite ultra-compact pistol: the LCP® MAX. Chambered in.380 Auto, the Ruger® LCP® MAX fits 10+1 rounds into the same footprint as the LCP® II. Compact and lightweight, the LCP® MAX continues to be the definitive pocket-sized personal protection pistol.

What are the features of the LCP®?

Lightweight, Compact and Powerful. Compact and lightweight, the LCP® is designed to fit a variety of holsters. Textured grip frame provides a secure and comfortable grip. Fixed front and rear sights are integral to the slide, while the hammer is recessed within the slide.

What is the price of LCP?

Suggested retail price for the new LCP Max is listed at $449 and includes a gun lock, magazine loader and pocket holster. That’s a slightly higher suggested retail than the LCP II ($409) and Smith & Wesson’s Bodyguard ($385).

What is the LCP Max made of?

Inside the LCP Max’s nylon frame there’s an insert made from CNC-machined aluminum with integral frame rails. The slide and barrel are made from alloy steel and come with a black oxide finish. The frame and slide have been sculpted to eliminate the sharp edges and hard lines that cause guns to print under clothing.