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#6137657 - 01/15/16 04:23 PM LCRx or SP101?
texasdude28 Offline
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Registered: 06/12/11
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Loc: Clairette
I am looking at getting a small revolver, would be for travel, nightstand, and trail use. Would like opinions on the LCRx versus the SP 101 in both 2 and 3 inch barrels. Thank you.

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#6137673 - 01/15/16 04:30 PM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: texasdude28]
gtrich94 Offline
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Registered: 12/05/11
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Loc: Houston, TX
SP101. The things are built like a tank and if you ever run out of bullets, you could use it as a club to beat the person to death.
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#6137695 - 01/15/16 04:37 PM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: texasdude28]
bigjoe8565 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/08
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Loc: Mesquite, Tx
If you want a light weight pistol that's easy to carry I'd go with the LCR. I carried one for a year and it's to conceal.

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#6137963 - 01/15/16 07:21 PM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: bigjoe8565]
Nighteagle Offline
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Registered: 11/17/12
Posts: 348
Loc: burleson, tx
I have an sp101. I had to have the trigger adjusted but once that was done it is perfect... Very accurate and built like a brick shithouse

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#6138042 - 01/15/16 08:12 PM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: texasdude28]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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For carry, I'd go with a LCR. If I was going to get something as heavy as a SP101, I'd get a GP100,
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#6138139 - 01/15/16 09:30 PM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
For carry, I'd go with a LCR. If I was going to get something as heavy as a SP101, I'd get a GP100,


That's an extra 9oz's to lug around. Comparing the last two.
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#6138505 - 01/16/16 09:57 AM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: texasdude28]
RickC Offline
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don't bother with the 3". I had a 3" SP101 and it didn't shoot any better than my LCR. (the whole 1" additional sighting plane argument). I've had both a SP101 and a LCR. I kept the LCR. Both are nice revolvers. The LCR was the better carry option in my opinion. For what it is, the SP101 is heavy.
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#6138526 - 01/16/16 10:16 AM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: texasdude28]
rborn Offline
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Registered: 01/25/14
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I have a LCR in .38, and a SP101 w/ 2.25" barrel in .357 Mag. I bought the LCR before it was offered in .357, or I would have bought the LCR in .357. I like them both. If I could only have one, it would be my SP101. The extra weight in the SP helps with .357 Mag. If I was never going to shoot .357 Mag, I would get the lighter LCR.

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#6138821 - 01/16/16 03:47 PM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: texasdude28]
KC Offline
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Registered: 09/29/08
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Loc: Hunt County
The SP series is extremely well built. I regret letting mine go. If you're not wanting an all day every day pocket pistol, I'd choose the SP hands down.

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#6139294 - 01/16/16 08:34 PM Re: LCRx or SP101? [Re: Buckeyesgt]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Originally Posted By: Buckeyesgt
Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
For carry, I'd go with a LCR. If I was going to get something as heavy as a SP101, I'd get a GP100,


That's an extra 9oz's to lug around. Comparing the last two.


And it's a 9 oz difference between a LCR and SP101. LCR is 15.7oz, SP 26oz, GP 36oz.
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