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Old April 18, 2011, 01:16 AM   #1
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LC9..finally..

Well folks I got lucky last saturday, I was doing my saturday visits to our local gunshops and law and behold there it is an LC9 sitting right in the display case!, so i ask one of the guys if I can see it and then asked if I can trade my LCP which i was carrying that day(only shot 100 rounds) he looked in his case and they are out of LCP's so long story short I am now carrying an LC9. I liked the LCP but 9mm is a lot cheaper to shoot and gives me a little more punch and an extra round. the price tag was $340,I added $100 to seal the trade. I shot 100 rounds today and i'm glad i did the trade, lock back on the last round, better sights, not too heavy compared to the LCP and I can actually afford to shoot it a lot! anyway here is a video to show that recoil is just like any other small 9mm and ofcourse some pics too..





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Old April 18, 2011, 01:38 AM   #2
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Hows the trigger pull? is there a long pull or creep?
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Old April 18, 2011, 10:43 AM   #3
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the trigger is a tad better than the lcp..
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Old April 18, 2011, 12:09 PM   #4
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Awesome looking pistol! I considered that, the BG380, and the G27. In the end, I went with the G27 (because I can get a 9mm barrell conversion).
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Old April 18, 2011, 02:43 PM   #5
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Very nice. I love my LCP but I think you did pretty well on this trade.
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Old April 19, 2011, 12:32 AM   #6
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That's a good price--I haven't seen one cheaper than 359 yet--and 240 for your LCP is good also.
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Old April 19, 2011, 12:39 AM   #7
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The LC9 shoots well! The long trigger pull is a tad boring, but for a pocket pistol it does bring added safety if you actually carry it in your pocket.

If you wish to see it in person, here is a video I shot of my LC9 a month ago when I bought mine.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fxT79DBa9s
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Old April 19, 2011, 12:46 AM   #8
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The reviews seem mostly positive!
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Old April 19, 2011, 10:57 AM   #9
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I think most reviews would be mostly positive if one looks at it without a brand bias. The two things I don't like are the long trigger pull, and the safety.

I can live with the long trigger pull, as it doesn't matter most of the time for the intended use of the LC9. The safety is a personal thing; for me it something that adds to murphy's law odds. I like to carry it in a inside the pants holster, and when I pull it I don't want that "little doubt" of did I have the safety on or not, or did it go on accidentally while carrying. I like my carry guns to be the same, pull & shoot! I will say that the safety is hard to put on so it may not go on by accident very easy, but it could. If you carry it naked in your pocket then the safety may be of service for you...
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Old April 19, 2011, 04:56 PM   #10
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Ditto on the trigger pull. We got ours a couple of weeks ago for my wife's CCW.
I view a long pull as a valuable safety feature.

My son hates it. He tries to anticipate the break (like his CZ-75B) when target shooting with it...and gets totally frustrated. But as said above, it's intended use is self-defense- not target. Pull the trigger like a revolver and it's long- but not gritty in the least and quite smooth.
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Old April 19, 2011, 05:36 PM   #11
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The one thing I absolutely detest on my LCP is the long, heavy trigger. I understand the rationale but there it is. I would be interested in the LC9 except for reports on the trigger. That still leaves a couple of options if I want to get a small 9mm.
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Old April 20, 2011, 05:20 AM   #12
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LC9

Bought an LC9 last saturday and got caught up in the multiple purchase issue, and my dealer doesn't like to fool with them so I pick it up this saturday. I bought a Kahr PM9 and an MK9 and ordered a Mitch Rosen holster from the Kahr Store, and the LC9 fits it perfectly.
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Old April 20, 2011, 06:32 AM   #13
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You just were in the right place at the right time. The gun dealer will make his money back selling the used LCP. He needed inventory on it.
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Old April 22, 2011, 02:20 PM   #14
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Will beararms that's exactly what happened,they were out of lcp so he did not mind the trade..About the extra safety IMHO its a matter of preference, me personally I like it becs I'm use to 1911 and my thumb is used to "sweeping" the safety down, I think the trigger will smooth its self out in time..
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