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    Ruger LCR-X .22 LR pistol

    So I saw the add for these new Ruger compact revolvers and was really interested as they looked like the perfect little pistol for plinking, small game hunting (grouse - rabbits, etc), and even self-defense. Better than a stick anyway if you have it on you.

    The pistol is an 8 shot revolver with a hammer so you can fire it double action and single action. The barrel length is 3" which I think is just right for something little to carry yet accurate enough for the tasks it's made for.

    I went to Cabela's and looked at them and walked out the door with one. I took it to the range right away with 2 boxes of shells to try it out. I wished I would have taken a couple small screwdrivers with me to adjust the rear sight as it needs just a touch of fine tuning there. Nice it has adjustable rear sights on it! I shot 100 rounds of .22 LR through it and it seems like it's going to be just great. It's really lightweight and a Galco Askins holster would be perfect for it. Of course they did not have one in the store. I just wanted to let folks know about this one. I've been looking for a nice little .22 LR pistol like this for a long time.

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    Anything Ruger makes is pretty good. It should do really well with hollow points in it too.
    Have fun!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado Cowboy View Post
    Anything Ruger makes is pretty good. It should do really well with hollow points in it too.
    Have fun!!
    Thanks CC and that is exactly what I shot in it. I looked it up and this think only weighs 17.3 ounces unloaded! I forgot to add that both the double-action and single-action trigger pulls were very smooth and crisp. I was impressed.

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    Looks like great little trapline gun.

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    Both my wife and I carry the LCR for our concealed-carry. Mines a .357, hers is a 38. Both are accurate and reliable. I'm sure you'll enjoy yours!

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    Cool lookin revolver.
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    I will probably get one of these if my old single six ever craps out
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonArrow View Post
    I will probably get one of these if my old single six ever craps out
    Don't count on it. My old 3 screw single six is over 45 years old and it is still going strong. I couln't even start to tell you how many 22 LR that it has had put through it without a single failure. I never did send it back to Ruger to get it converted so it is still a original single six. I even saw the .22 magnum cylinder the other day on my reloading bench in it's original red pouch. It too has had quite a few rounds put through it also.
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