FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Tactical Pants - Galls
A popular choice for public safety professionals, the Galls Tactical Pants are...

Product News

Sturm, Ruger Introduces the LCR-357

May 18, 2010  | 


Photo via Ruger.

Sturm, Ruger & Company has introduced a steel-frame, .357 Magnum version of its Lightweight Compact Revolver (LCR).

The LCR-357 is the newest addition to the LCR revolvers, chambering the .357 Magnum in a compact, five-shot revolver that weighs 17.1 ounces. Although the same size as the original LCR chambered for .38 Special +P, the LCR-357's new blackened stainless steel frame easily handles full-power .357 magnum loads. Its weight effectively tames recoil when coupled with the LCR's patented recoil-absorbing polymer fire control housing and Hogue cushioned Monogrip.

The double-action-only LCR-357 boasts the patented friction-reducing cam introduced in the original LCR. The revolver employs a non-stacking trigger pull.

"The new LCR-357 is perfectly optimized for the .357 Magnum," according to Joe Zajk, Ruger's chief engineer for revolvers. "Its 17.1 ounce weight is just heavy enough to make shooting full-house .357 loads manageable, yet it is still small and light enough for discreet carry. It has all the features that made the original aluminum-framed LCR in .38+P such a success, but, with the steel frame, we now offer a model that makes shooting .357 Magnum a practical reality."

The new LCR-357 retails for $575 and accepts all accessories available for the original LCR, including holsters, speed loaders and sights. The Crimson Trace Lasergrip model is also now available for those who desire fast, low-light target acquisition in a more compact grip.

Request more info about this product / service / company


Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

walter fameron @ 4/29/2011 6:54 PM

i like lcr-357...cool

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Daniel Defense to Offer AR Armorer's Course at SHOT Show 2017
Topics covered in this 90-minute course will include how to conduct a buttstock...
LAPD May Roll Out Sponge Round Launchers to Patrol to Reduce Deadly Force Use
An LAPD committee is reviewing the “promising” data and will make a recommendation to...
Ohio Bill Would Reduce Penalty for Carrying Gun on College Campuses
The Ohio Senate this week could pass a bill that would reduce the penalty from a felony to...
NYPD Vets Upset That New Officers Get Improved Glock Pistols
The NYPD’s newest officers are hitting the streets with the latest generation of Glock...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine