Is the Ruger LC9 discontinued?
*2020 Update* The LC9s is now discontinued but several places still have it in stock or even used.
Is the Ruger LC9 a good gun?
The Ruger LC9s is a lightweight, highly concealable nine millimeter pistol that ably functions not only as a home defense gun but also a concealed carry or backup weapon. Larger and more powerful than its predecessor the LCP, the LC9s is an excellent choice for those who want power in a discrete package.
Which is better LC9 or LC9s?
The LC9s was easier to shoot, requiring a bit less concentration to manage the shorter trigger. The trigger on the hammer fired LC9 is quite long, and the trigger weight stacks as the trigger is pulled, but the LC9s has a very light take-up, and a very smooth, lightweight pull after the take-up.
What does the LC stand for in Ruger LC9?
The Ruger LC9 (standing for “Lightweight Compact 9mm”) is a 9mm caliber, recoil-operated, locked breech, hammer fired, semi-automatic pistol announced by Sturm, Ruger & Co. at the 2011 SHOT Show.
What replaced Ruger LC9s?
Sturm, Ruger, & Company has updated its popular LC9 (most recently called LC9-S) pistol with a brand new 9mm called Max-9. The new pistol sports numerous updates to keep up with today’s concealed carry market standard.
Should I carry with a round in the chamber?
Many people argue this: the time you save by carrying a round in the chamber isn’t significant enough to make a real difference in a self-defense situation, therefore, if you don’t want to risk an accidental discharge (again, this can be avoided with proper training and a well-designed holster) then you should carry …
Can you dry fire LC9s?
The RUGER® LC9s® pistol can be dry-fired in moderation without damage to the striker or other components as long as an empty or inert magazine is inserted. NOTE: When dry firing the RUGER® LC9s® pistol, the trigger will not automatically move forward to reset.
What is the smallest 9mm Ruger pistol?
Introducing the NEW Ruger MAX-9 Micro Compact 9mm Pistol
- Capacity: 12+1.
- Slide: Through-Hardened Alloy Steel.
- Finish: Black Oxide.
- Slide Width: 0.95″
- Safety: With or Without Manual Safety Lever.
- Frame: High-Performance Glass-Filled Nylon.
- Features: Optics Ready.
- Barrel: 3.2″ Alloy Steel Black Oxide Finish 1:10 RH.
What does Israeli carry mean?
“Israeli Carry” is a term commonly used when concealed carriers holster-carry their semi-automatic handguns with a loaded magazine and empty chamber.
What is a Ruger LC9?
So, let’s get straight to it… The Ruger LC9s is based on the Ruger LCP, which stands for “Lightweight Compact Pistol.” The polymer-frame .380 semi-auto was launched in 2008 and immediately became a very popular firearm.
Is the LC9 a hair trigger?
The 7-pound double-action trigger pull is far from a “hair trigger.” It provides an adequate level of safety on its own. In fact, the LC9 trigger is not noticeably lighter or shorter than the trigger in the LCP, which does not have a manual safety.
Is the Ruger LC9 better than James Bond’s Beretta 418?
No wonder James Bond traded his .25-caliber Beretta 418 for a .32-caliber Walther PPK. Which should make the new Ruger LC9 better still. It’s a small handgun with seven servings of 9mm stopping power. What’s not to like? Aesthetically, the Ruger LC9 has it going on.