New Ruger SR9c (compact)

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  1. PlayboyPenguin

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    I like the looks of it and I like Ruger semi-autos, but eighteen rounds in a compact? is it/is there a triple stack? My hands don't usually go for the wider grips.
     
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    That is with the extended mag. I hope it blends as well with the gun as the XD9 extended mag does.

    I personally will not be getting one since I like my XD40 too much to trade it in on the Ruger, but I bet this gun will make a lot of Ruger fans happy. It really shows how much Ruger has changed in the past couple years as far as it's attitude towards carry guns goes.
     
  5. Walter Sobchak

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    Unless I'm mistaken, this is what the ever-so dramatic countdown clock on Ruger.com was refering to. Far be it from me to be that cynical guy, but I've got a hard time believing that another compact, polymer framed 9mm is going to "change everything".
    -Curtis
     
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    As I mentioned above, it does actually show a big change in the thinking at Ruger. :)
     
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    It appears to be about the size of a Glock 19 overall. ?? Maybe a slightly shorter barrel. G19 is 15+1 IIRC.
     
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    You mean blends in well with your dashboard colors?
     
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    If the extended mag has a capacity of eighteen what is the capacity of the standard magazine?

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    10+1
     
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    In size and weight, it appears to fall between the G19 and the G26, but closer to the G19. The G26 is 10+1 but will also take the longer mags such as the G19's.

    I don't see a niche which was begging to be filled, not even the price point - $550 msrp. ??
     
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    I'm with you PBP. I really like the looks of it and its set up but not enough to seperate me from my xd 40 sc... However, I gotta say I really like what Ruger's been coming out with as of late.
     
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    The price will be better after the recall!
     
  14. PhysicsGuy

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    And people said the same thing about XDs.... :D
     
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    Good point. Now if Ruger could just get the quality of an XD, and wait long enough to get the rep of
    an XD... :D

    Imho both S&W and Ruger dropped the ball on autos for a long time and both have a ladder to climb.

    $.02
     
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    I would disagree...I do not think that is just your opinion. I think it is pretty much a fact. Both produced boxy and/or bulky guns with little appeal to them. Ruger was the worst offender since they stayed away from the CCW market entirely. Good to see them learning from their mistakes. :)
     
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    I think I am going to take a long hard look at the SR9c.

    There to start shipping this month (15).
    Havent seen any on Gun Broker yet.
     
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    I love the Rugers but it needs to be in a .40 version. Reason I like it is that I can reach the mag release and also the saftey as I am left handed. All the other compacts are only really set up for the right hand crowd:( I love my Kahr but it sucks not being able to drop the mag with my thumb.
     
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    I have heard good things about the SR9 pistol and have been thinking about getting one. Might need to look at this one as well for carry.
     
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    i've been wishing Ruger would do this for years ever since I bought my P94. Always wished it had a little brother. I was never comfortable carrying a Glock 27 for fear of the dreaded Glock Leg Disease or DEA Agent's "Ouch!" I've been searching for the perfect compact 9mm with thumb safety and just finally got a Beretta px4 subcompact to that end. It is sweet, but alas, Ruger just gave me something more to want.
     

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