Ruger LCR 9mm Release

Recently Ruger has released a new caliber option for the Ruger LCR. Ruger has now introduced to the revolver market the new 9mm LCR. The 9mm has been a popular round for new gun makers in the recent years. Most have been focusing on smaller handguns and slim designs such as the Ruger Lc9. In the recent years manufacturers have been pursuing revolvers with the option of selecting 9mm, 40, and 45 calibers. What could be a better combination then having the LCR in 9mm?   Ruger known very well for its LC9 & SR9, 40, and 45 have put together a phenomenal piece for those who choose revolvers over the semi automatic pistols. See the specs of the new Ruger LCR 9mm below:

Model Number: 5456 | Caliber: 9mm Luger

Finish: Matte Black, Synergistic Hard Coat Grip: Hogue® Tamer™ Monogrip®
Front Sight: Replaceable, Pinned Ramp Rear Sight: U-Notch Integral
Barrel Material: Stainless Steel Cylinder Finish: Ionbond Diamondblack™
Barrel Length: 1.875″ Overall Length: 6.50″
Height: 4.50″ Width: 1.28″
Weight: 17.20 oz. Capacity: 5
Twist: 1:16″ RH Grooves: 6
MA Approved & Certified: No CA Approved: No
Suggested Retail: $599.00

Features:

  • Patent pending polymer fire control housing holds all the fire control components in their proper dimensional relationships, reduces weight significantly, and helps reduce recoil.
  • Patented friction reducing cam is the next generation design in fire control systems with an optimized cam that results in a smooth, non-stacking trigger pull.
  • Monolithic frame which supports cylinder and barrel, is made from aerospace grade, 7000 series aluminum in 22 LR, 22 WMR and 38 Special models. The powerful LCR-357™ and 9mm Luger models are made from blackened 400 series stainless steel.
  • High-Strength stainless steel cylinder is extensively fluted (reducing weight) and features an Ionbond Diamondblack™ finish for excellent durability.
  • Grip Peg allows a variety of grip styles to be installed, leaving ample room for recoil cushioning. Standard model has a Hogue® Tamer™ grip, which is highly effective at reducing felt recoil – LCR also available with Crimson Trace® Lasergrips®.
  • LCR® in 9mm Luger model comes with three moon clips.
  • LCRx™ model features an external hammer that allows it to be fired in single-action mode.
  • Crimson Trace® models allow for fast and positive target acquisition, and offer the advantage of a laser sighting system in a more compact grip. Note: Some speed loaders may not be compatible with Crimson Trace® models.
  • Also includes soft case.

Ruger Announces New Plant In Mayodan, North Carolina

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July 08, 2013 Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) announced today that it plans to open its third manufacturing plant, a 220,000 square foot facility in Mayodan, North Carolina. This will be the Company’s first major expansion in over 25 years and it is expected to be finalized in August. The Company currently employs over 2,000 people in its two plants in Newport, New Hampshire and Prescott, Arizona.

 

 

In the past 5 years, Ruger has been listening to the thousands of shooting enthusiasts and simply making exactly what the shooters want. Ruger has crushed the concealed carry market with its Ruger LCP, Ruger LC9, and Ruger SR9C. These weapons alone have been a turning point for the Ruger brand and have without a doubt changed the industry.

 

Ruger is the role model for American businesses. They listen to their customers, deliver on their promises, and continue to surprise the shooting industry. I can easily walk into a gun store, see that it’s made by Ruger, and purchase it without handling it. Very few companies can have that affect on shooters. Ruger is always going to be on top because of their top notch quality, service, and pricing.

 

 

 

LaserMax CenterFire Laser Review

Ruger LCP LaserMax

Ruger LCP LaserMax

About LaserMax:
LaserMax is a leading innovator and manufacturer of high quality laser sight systems. For more than 20 years, the company has provided laser products for military, law enforcement agencies and commercial markets worldwide. LaserMax additionally delivers the most advanced laser products and optical systems for semiconductor, aerospace, biomedical applications, and telecommunications.

LaserMax is a company that stands behind their product and will do anything to keep you being a repeat customer. With their outstanding customer service profressionals to their innovative designs.

 

LaserMax recently came out with a new line of lasers called the “CenterFire Series”. LaserMax worked a deal with Ruger to have their lasers come from the factory with them already attatched to the Ruger LC9 and the Ruger LCP. We took it upon ourselves to buy not only the LC9 but the LCP as well. Of course, we purchased the new guns with the attatched CenterFire lasers and was very happy to obtain two great guns with brand new lasers. We wanted to take these new little lasers through torture just to see how they would hold up. We started off with taking the laser and putting it into a five gallon bucket of water where we left it there for 2 weeks. Yes, we did take the laser off the gun we did not throw the Ruger in the bucket with it. We came back after two weeks, took the laser out and mounted it on the gun and went to test it. It shined perfectly. This of course put a smile from ear to ear and like any man brought new ideas of what kind of torture we could really put this laser through. I simply took the laser and attatched it to a piece of fishing string. We attatched the other end to the hitch of my truck and simply drove down a dirt road for just about 1 mile. Stopped the truck and went back to see the damage. To our suprise, the laser was still intact and perfectly together. We placed the laser once again onto the gun. It shined perfectly. We then took the gun to the range and shot 100 rounds through it. We were shocked.

The CenterFire laser is easily attatched to the gun buy some simple screws that hold it tightly in place. The laser itself it activated by your pointer finger. The only downfall to the laser is that to turn it off, you must reach up with your other hand.

Ruger LC9 LaserMax

Ruger LC9 LaserMax

CenterFire™ laser series offers the highest quality laser designed specifically for your concealed carry pistol. No rail? No problem! The CenterFire laser is specifically designed for guns without a picatinny or weaver rail. Get the ultimate concealed carry pistol with a LaserMax CenterFire red laser.

9mm Pocket Pistols

With the gun industry wanting to make everything smaller and more concealable the market for compact 9mm pistols is growing. Over the past 4 years the most popular catridge for concealed carry was the .380ACP. Many manufactures devoted plenty of money and hard determined work into making these pistols smaller and more reliable. Within the past year they have turned away from the .380 and have went on to bigger and better things. The 9mm is now becoming the largest concealed carry pocket pistol on the market.

 

Lets go over just a couple that have come out:

 

The Kimber Solo:

Kimber Solo

Kimber Solo

The Solo Carry 9mm establishes a new standard for micro-compact pistol features and performance. The Kimber Solo is a well built pocket 9mm that is flying off the shelves. The frame is made of aluminum and the with a overall weight of 17 ounces. The Kimber can hold 6 rounds of 9mm. A perfect reliable option for carrying in your pocket.

 

 

 

Ruger LC9:

Ruger LC9

Ruger LC9

The Ruger LC9 is another good option for those who are wanting to carry a 9mm in their pocket. The Ruger LC9 is way less money than the Kimber Solo. It can be found for around $389 in most gun stores. The Ruger LC9 weighs 17.1 ounces and can hold up to 7 rounds. It is a tad bit larger than the Kimber but still conceals just as easy. This is another good option if your in the market for a low priced compact 9mm.
Diamondback DB9:
Diamondback DB9

Diamondback DB9

The Diamondback DB9 is one of the most impressive guns out. The Diamondback DB9 is going to be the cheapest option when searching for a compact 9. The DB9’s steel double-action-only trigger rides on dual connecting bars for a smooth, crisp 5-pound trigger. It uses steel single-stack magazines for a 6+1 capacity. Diamondback has struck a useful balance with its sights, which are low profile and visible at the same time. The safeties of the DB9 are internal. The pistol features Diamondback’s patented “Zero Energy” striker system. Unlike other striker systems, where the striker rides under some degree of spring tension, this system has no tension on the striker until the trigger is pressed. The no-tension striker, combined with a mechanical striker block, keeps the striker away from the cartridge primer until the gun is purposely fired.

 

Here are three great choices to choose from when looking for a new pocket 9. I hope this helps everyone in their search.

 

Holsters for these weapons can be found at our sponsor Pro Carry Holsters.

Ruger Firearms 2011 Gun Manufacture of the Year.

For the past couple years Ruger has become one of the most advanced gun manufactures in the world. Their firearms are constantly winning new awards back to back (Gun of the year). This month they have a huge cover on the magazine of Guns and Ammo. We have announced Ruger as Gun Manufacture of the Year for 2011.

 

Sturm, Ruger & Company was founded by William B. Ruger and Alexander McCormick Sturm in 1949 in a small rented machine shop in Southport, Connecticut.[3] Just prior to their partnership, Bill Ruger had successfully duplicated two Baby Nambu pistols in his garage, from a captured Nambu that he acquired from a returning US Marine, at the close of World War II. When it came to designing their first auto pistol, Ruger decided to incorporate the looks of the German 9mm Luger and the American Colt Woodsman into their first commercially produced .22 caliber pistol (see Ruger Standard), which became so successful that it launched the entire company

Wikipedia Information

 

Ruger has been evolving into one of the most advanced gun manufactures in the world. They have came out with the Ruger LCP, LCR (.38, .357, & .22lr), LC9, SR9, and now the SR22. Each one of these pistols are remarkable. Thousands of customers are pouring into gun shows just to get a chance to hold one of these top notch pistols/revolver.

Each and every pistol Ruger comes out with is a hands down winner. Gun stores are having the hardest time of keeping these pistols in stock.

 

 

We are very proud to announce that Ruger has won our Gun Manufacture of the Year award.

 

Sig Sauer 224

Sig Sauer 224

Sig Sauer 224

 

 

Many have been awaiting the release of this new toy out from Sig Sauer. As the SHOT Show approaches, the SIG P224 appears to be closer to reality.

The SIG SAUER P224 is a subcompact pistol in the classic SIG series (P226, etc.).  The new guns will be double stack pistols chambered in 9mm, .40 S&W and .357 SIG. MSRP on the guns is more than $1000, but expect to see them sell for less through your local retailer.

All three chamberings of the P224 will share the same features and specs, save one:  magazine capacity.  The 9mm will have 11 round magazines, while the .40 S&W and .357 SIG will have 10 round magazines.  All models will ship with two magazines.

The SIG P224 frames will be aluminum with a black anodized finish.  Slides and barrels will be stainless steel.  The slide will have the typical Nitron finish.  Unloaded, the guns weigh 25.4 ounces with the magazine.  Early reports indicated the weight could be as much as 34 ounces, which never made any sense since the P229 only weighs 32 oz.

 

The Sig 224 is going to be in competition up against the new Ruger Lc9, Diamondback DB9, Glock, and other companies who are putting out some of the smallest 9mm pistols on the market. Each year these guns get smaller and smaller. With that in mind how do we even begin to choose which one to get?

We believe that 2012 is going to be one of the best years for gun manufactures. With the election and people wanting to get more compact pistols, companies like Sig and Ruger are in store for one profitable year.