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Ruger .380 ACP LCP MAX Pocket Pistol: Full Review

The Ruger .380 ACP LCP MAX pocket pistol offers 10+ rounds of firepower. Here's a full review.

Ruger .380 ACP LCP MAX Pocket Pistol: Full Review

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First, let’s get the biggest news about the new LCP MAX out of the way. It has a magazine capacity of 10 rounds, and an optional 12-round magazine is offered as an accessory. That’s twice the capacity of the previous .380 ACP LCP and LCP II pistols, which, by the way, are still in production. Ruger accomplished this increase in firepower by developing a double-stack magazine that is, surprisingly, not much wider than the original single-stack magazine.

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Like the other LCP pistols, the new LCP MAX’s slide has...

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