Ruger LCR

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The Ruger LCR is the evolution of the revolver. Its monolithic frame is made from aerospace-grade, 7000 series aluminum in .22 LR, .22 Magnum and .38 Spl +P models and from 400 series stainless steel in the powerful .357 Magnum, 9mm Luger and .327 Federal Magnum models. The patented friction reducing cam is a next generation design in fire control systems that results in a smooth, non-stacking trigger pull and the patented polymer fire control housing holds all the fire control components in their proper dimensional relationships, reduces weight significantly and helps reduce recoil. The high-strength stainless steel cylinder is extensively fluted (reducing weight) and features a PVD finish for excellent durability. Specifications: Weight: 13.5 oz. Overall Length: 6.5" Rate-of-Twist: 1-in-16" Additional Info: Blackened Stainless Cylinder

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Ruger LCR Specs

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2 Category

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.38 Special (.38 Smith & Wesson Special)


DAO (Double Action Only)





Gun Type




Barrel Length



6.5 Inches






17 oz

Ruger LCR Features

The Ruger LCR is a hammerless revolver chambered in either .22LR or .38 Special.  It has fixed sights with its rear sight machined directly into the frame and has a 1.87 inch barrel.  It fires from a double-action trigger and has a Hogue grip.

Ruger LCR Ballistics

.38 Special (.38 Smith & Wesson Special) Ballistic Data
Range (Yards) Drop (inches) Velocity Energy Wind drift (inches) Time (milliseconds)
0 0 0 0 0 0
50 0 0 0 0 0
100 0 0 0 0 0
150 0 0 0 0 0
200 0 0 0 0 0
250 0 0 0 0 0
300 0 0 0 0 0
350 0 0 0 0 0
400 0 0 0 0 0
450 0 0 0 0 0
500 0 0 0 0 0

Ruger LCR Capacity

The Ruger LCR is chambered in either .22LR or .38 Special.  For models chambered in .22, the cylinder holds up to 8 rounds and for models in .38 Special the LCR sports a 5 round cylinder.  Both models have cylinders that are loaded by pressing the cylinder release lever and pushing the cylinder to the left outside of the frame.

Ruger LCR Ergonomics

The Ruger LCR has a long and smooth double-action trigger and has a non-exposed hammer.  The LCR offers a 2-finger grip on its Hogue G10 grip that has texturing on the left and right side and finger grooves along the front.  The back of the grip has an upward-contouring profile that aids in recoil control to allow for a faster follow-up shot.

Ruger LCR Fit & Finish

The Ruger LCR has a PVD coated cylinder and all of its components feature a matte-black finish in both the .22LR and .38SPL models.  It comes with a Hogue G10 grip that is held in with a single screw and is easily replaced with aftermarket options.

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Ruger LCR Concealability

The Ruger LCR measures 6.5 inches long and 4.5 inches tall thanks to its short barrel and grip.  This makes the LCR incredibly easy to conceal.  Its hammerless design prevents clothing and other objects from catching on it when drawing from a holster or handbag, and its small overall size prevents it from protruding through clothing with the right holster and attire.

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How much is a Ruger LCR worth?

In 2023 a new or used Ruger LCR value varies depending on supply and demand. In the last 12 months there is great demand for a Ruger LCR and most handguns. The Price for a Ruger LCR has increased in cost by $0.00 in 2023 compared to 2022.

Estimated New and Used Values for a Ruger LCR Values are based on a basic model with no options or colors.

Condition Trade-In Private Party Dealer
New In box $346.90 $453.64 $533.69
Excellent $320.21 $426.95 $480.32
Very Good $293.53 $426.95 $480.32
Good $266.85 $400.27 $453.64
Fair $186.79 $346.90 $426.95
Poor $133.42 $266.85 N/A

Gun Value Conditions explained:

New in box - 100% condition in unopened box. Excellent - 95%+ condition with or without box.

Very Good - 90% - 95% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Good - 80-90% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Fair - 30% - 80% condition, parts, and finish may or may not be original. Must function properly and shoot.

Poor - under 30% condition. Firearm has severe wear and tear, does not function, or is damaged.

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