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Old April 10th, 2017, 12:03 PM   #1
 
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Ruger LCP2 Range Report

Over 150 rounds without even a hint of a hiccup. 60+ Blazer, 60 Winchester and 30 rounds of Hornady SD XTP rounds. Six mags of rapid fire, then another 20 mags and it just kept putting lead downrange. I even mixed a few mags with alternating range/SD rounds and it never missed a beat.

The range was a mud bowl, so I only managed a very unscientific accuracy "test" but it was excellent for what the gun is made for. I'd guess that when I was taking my time from 7 yards it was grouping at under 2" easily with several clover leafs.

The only POSSIBLE con (and this might be the wimpy shooter) was that it was snappy, even with a Hogue grip. After four mags, I put a shooting glove on. But it's not supposed to be a range gun so I'm not concerned. And I doubt that I'll notice the recoil if I ever have to actually use it (pray it never happens).

I'll probably put 50 rounds through it every month or so, and I think I can handle that without the wimp glove. But I think it's ready to be my hot weather CCW and definitely a BUG for my G43 or G19.



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Old April 10th, 2017, 01:52 PM   #2
 
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Glad you like it. The LCP line is too small for my paws otherwise it would be in my kennel.
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Pocket size .380's are snappy. They are hard to hold onto. You put a lot of rounds downrange. I would have worn a glove too. That kind of reliability and accuracy is confidence inspiring. I find I just run a magazine or two of FMJ rounds through mine every other range trip to give me motivation to clean and lube it. I shoot up the magazine of carry rounds every six months or so and load up fresh ammo. A small .380 in a pocket holster goes with me whenever I leave the house. Enjoy that new Ruger and stay safe.
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