Gun Review: Ruger LCR .357 Revolver

A wise old man once told me that real pistols only came in one configuration: blued steel and walnut grips. The very same man bandied about phrases like “nickel plated sissy pistol” and believed that the .45 ACP was the alpha and omega. When “combat tupperware” started to become en vogue he thought it was […]

Ruger LCR Blows Up

Mike Lewis over at lmsdefense.com reports a student’s unsettling experience with the $575 (retail) Ruger LCR double action revolver. It’s all anecdotal folks, but this follows on the heels of a Smith & Wesson Scandium Model 329 PD .44 Magnum Revolver that sheared in half. The LCR is made of “aerospace grade” 7000 series aluminum. Is […]