Monday, December 19, 2011

Michael Bane Reviews the New Ruger .22 LCR

(Article here). Perhaps review is the wrong term, since he doesn't review the gun, yet, but discusses it. He writes that it would be a good starter gun for someone just getting into concealed carry:
A .22 option allows you to shoot them a lot, and cheaply. I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest that if you're new to CCW and think a snub revolver might be the way you want to go, I might get the .22 LCR first...no, .22 isn't the world's best self-defense cartridge, but it is substantially better than harsh language. Secondly, you will have a gun that you can shoot a lot and that you will keep even if you decide to go to a semiauto for CCW. If you feel comfortable with the .22, it's an easy transition to the .38 (which I've been carrying for a couple of months now) or the .357 version.
He also notes that it would make a great "kit gun."

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