Ruger has announced that its LCRx five-round revolver is now available in the powerful .357 Magnum cartridge. This model has a 1.87-inch barrel and sports an exposed barrel that allows it to be fired in both double-action and single-action mode.

The new LCRx in .357 Mag retains all the features of the original LCR, including Ruger’s friction-reducing cam fire control system which results in a smooth trigger pull that is non-stacking. The double-action trigger pull force on the LCR gradually builds and peaks later in the trigger stroke. This means better control and a lighter felt trigger pull, the press release says. The LCRx also includes single-action functionality as well.

This new model from the Connecticut-based gun maker also features an integral u-notch rear sight and a pinned, white ramp front sight. Meanwhile, the Hogue Tamer Monogrip with finger grooves gives the shooter great control under recoil. The LCRx in .357 Magnum has three main components: a polymer fire control housing, a stainless steel monolithic cylinder frame and a stainless steel cylinder that has been fluted extensively.

The LCRx is also available in .38 Spl +P and features both a 1.87-inch and 3-inch barrels. The original LCR is a double-action-only model in .38 Spl +P, .357 Magnum, .327 Federal Magnum, 9mm Luger, .22 WMR and .22 LR.

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