Ruger has announced the release of the LCRx revolver with a 3-inch barrel. Chambered in .38 Special +P, the LCRx has an exposed hammer which enables it to be fired in both double-action and single-action mode.

“The newest LCRx is the perfect revolver for backpacking, concealed carry, home defense, or just plinking,” said Chris Killoy, Ruger President and Chief Operating Officer. “The 3-inch barrel, adjustable sight and modest weight create a great all-around gun.”

According to the press release, the new LCRx retains all the features of the revolutionary LCR, such as a double-action trigger pull and a friction-reducing cam fire control system. The double-action trigger pull force on the LCR gradually builds and peaks later in the trigger stroke, which means optimized control and a deceptively light trigger pull. In addition, the LCRx incorporates single-action functionality for precision shooting.

The rear sight of the LCRx is fully adjustable for windage and elevation. The LCRx also has a full-length Hogue Tamer Grip without finger grooves. There are three main components to the LCR chambered .38 Special +P: a polymer fire control housing, an aerospace grade aluminum monolithic frame, and a fluted stainless steel cylinder.

In addition to the recently introduced 9mm model, the Ruger LCR is available in .38 Spl +P, .357 Mag., .22 WMR and .22 LR double-action-only models. The exposed hammer LCRx is available in .38 Spl +P. All LCR models feature replaceable ramp front sights with white bar and some models feature a laser-sighting system from Crimson Trace.


* Finish: Matte Black, Synergistic Hard Coat
* Grip: Hogue Tamer Monogrip
* Front Sight: Replaceable, Pinned Ramp
* Rear Sight: Adjustable Black Blade
* Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
* Cylinder Finish: Ionbond Diamondblack
* Barrel Length: 3.00″
* Overall Length: 7.50″
* Height: 5.80″
* Width: 1.28″
* Weight: 15.70 oz.
* Capacity: 5
* Twist: 1:16″ RH
* Grooves: 6
* MA Approved & Certified: No
* CA Approved: No
* Suggested Retail: $529.00

For more information about the new LCRx with a 3-inch barrel, and the full range of products currently offered by Ruger, please visit

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