The Ruger Lightweight Compact Revolver is a pocket revolver chambered in .357 Mag. and .38 Special. There are four variants of the LCR that differ by sights, grips and, of course, caliber. Ruger is one of the largest and most successful firearms manufacturers in the US. They are known for making good quality, affordable firearms.

The LCR features aluminum construction with a barrel length of 1.875″. The LCR is equipped with an adjustable rear sight with a replaceable ramp front sight (tritium dot sights are also available with the .38 Special model). An included grip peg that sticks into the bottom of the grip and allows the grips to be changed more easily. The LCR also employs Hogue brand rubber grips, but is also available with Crimson Trace lasergrips, which activate when a user wraps an action hand around it. The LCR also includes a stainless steel cylinder that is fluted for reduced weight.

Ruger recommends the LCR for concealed carry.

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