Ruger recently announced the release of its newest handgun, the Lite Rack LCP II. Chambered in .22 LR, the Lite Rack LCP II features an easy-to-manipulate slide for easy handling regardless of hand size or strength.

Ruger Lite Rack LCP II

First launched in 2008, the LCP set a standard for Ruger as a lightweight, compact carry pistol. In 2016, Ruger released the LCP II, boasting enhanced features. The updated variant comes with taller sights, a larger grip surface, new trigger and last-round hold open. Now the all-new LCP II comes chambered in .22 LR.

The .22 LR LCP II incorporates Ruger’s new Lite Rack system for easy slide manipulation. The Lite Rack system includes refined slide serrations. Pronounced cocking sears and a lighter recoil spring further aid handling. Combined, these features ease the burden of cycling a pistol slide by hand. Billed as ideal for new shooters, the Lite Rack system excels as a training tool or concealed carry option.

The new LCP II comes optimized to function with high-velocity ammunition. The pistol features a tilt-barrel, blowback semi-automatic action, aiding feeding for reliable function. With a patent-pending floorplate, the magazine offers 10+1 overall capacity. It extends the grip for improved control. It also retains the LCP II’s popular last-round hold open function.

The LCP II in .22 LR features a first-ever manual safety. Positioned on the left side of the frame, the safety utilizes a push-forward-to-fire configuration. It works instinctively and is unobtrusive, according to Ruger. A magazine disconnect ensures the gun cannot fire with the magazine removed.

The LCP II in .22 LR features a short, crisp Secure Action trigger. An inner trigger safety, improved sights, and highly-textured grip surfaces round out the features.

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Ruger Lite Rack LCP II Specifications

  • Caliber: .22 LR
  • Overall Capacity: 10+1
  • Barrel Length: 2.75 inches
  • Overall Length: 5.20 inches
  • Overall Weight: 11.2 ounces
  • Grip Frame: Black, High-Performance, Glass-Filled Nylon
  • Grooves: 6
  • Slide Material: Alloy Steel
  • Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
  • Slide Width: 0.81 inches
  • Sights: Integral
  • Twist: 1:16″ RH
  • Slide Finish: Blued
  • Barrel Finish: Satin Stainless
  • MSRP: $349

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