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Old 05-26-2010, 09:19 PM   #11
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Pictures or it didn't happen. Amazing his J-frame performed flawlessly and he can proclaim it wasn't shooter or ammo related. Whatever.
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I agree with the majority here. It has to be the ammo. The gun has great reviews and if it was a design flaw there would definitely be a recall or at least other incidents.

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Old 05-26-2010, 09:40 PM   #13
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I don't know if it was ammo. It appears that for some reason the thing fell out of time and the round didn't line up right. I won't be so quick to say it's a design flaw being I have never held or fired one I can't say much about it. And even without it being a blatant flaw things do happen sometimes. Even the Glock KB issues I wouldn't call a flaw per say being the number of issues compared to the total number of weapons out there.

I would say that being the manufacturer what it is and the idea that it is not a Smith is what will get people saying it's a flaw in design. There are some out there that just will not agree that a weapon is any good unless it is brand X etc. And inexpensive makers are always in the cross-hairs

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I'm going to go with Robo here, I think it was probable a squib.

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I don't know what happened, I was just reporting.

I'm still fully confident in my LCR.

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I think she had a squib and loaded another on behind it. I still want one in 357.

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I still want one in 357.
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Took me 20 years to finally buy a plastic auto so I'll be getting my LCR around, oh, say, the year 2029.

Should have any bugs worked out by then!

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Pictures or it didn't happen. Amazing his J-frame performed flawlessly and he can proclaim it wasn't shooter or ammo related. Whatever.
Well, I'm a big Ruger fan and firm believer after years upon years of use (and abuse) in the rugged, reliability of their firearms, so I'll always side accordingly with some sort of prejudicial judgment towards the firearm manufacture that has served me best.

I have some experience shooting the LCR (as well as countless hours with a J-frame) and can tell you both are excellent handguns, although completely different.

All that said. . . I'm still wary of plastic framed revolvers. I know many of you absolutely love the LCR and I respect that, but I have not chosen to add one to the family because I'm a durability freak. I have ONE plastic framed gun (my only semi ), The XD and although I love that handgun with every ounce, it will be in constant question until we part.

Of course this most likely has nothing to do with "polymer" construction. So there must be some other cause, especially since this is the first incident I have ever heard of with this beloved firearm. Right? ? ?

However, This lady should be able to shoot 2,500 rounds of +p ammo out of this weapon if it is rated to be suitable for it.

Sore hand or not, there is a "safety factor" included in everything (consumer) related to human safety that allows grace in the case of a failure.

Curious to hear more. . .
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Also. He had to check the Manual to see of it was rated for +P, give me a break, this guy is giving classes. HaHaHa. OK. Terrific.
not everyone is proficient with the ammo of every weapon. i couldnt begin to tell you if the sig 220 i have had for the last 20 years can shoot +P or not without looking at the manual.

im just surprised no one was hurt by the failure
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