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I know this thread is a bit old, but will say I keep trading and selling j-frames thinking they'll work for my pocket carry lifestyle, BUT my LCP from 2009 is still carried daily...as is my newer second iteration of the LCP...my original LCP will soon take a much needed retirement as "spare" to the newer model. (I am staying away from the LCP2). I do like my BG380, but doesn't carry as well as the LCP. :friendly_wink: And yes...I shoot the LCP every range trip.
 

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I love my LCP. It doesn’t malfunction and I can hit with it pretty well. It’s the lightest and slimmest of the LCP’s and I like the minimal sights on the gun. Higher capacity mags are available, too. The LCP II and the Max are great pistols but my original LCP works for me.
 

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I love my LCP. It doesn’t malfunction and I can hit with it pretty well. It’s the lightest and slimmest of the LCP’s and I like the minimal sights on the gun. Higher capacity mags are available, too. The LCP II and the Max are great pistols but my original LCP works for me.
If it ain't broken......don't "fix" it! The long trigger pull is your friend!! I am not a fan of a 6 pound trigger pull in a striker fired system being carried in a pocket.
 

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Well lucky for you all the LCP pistols are hammer fired guns.
Yes they are, but the LCP ll is half cocked so to speak during carry mode. Not what I want in my pocket next to the family jewels. My department does not permit the carry of the LCP ll for that reason. Only the Original LCP (full DAO) is permitted for required off duty carry.
 

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I think the original LCP's were the best. I have two of them and - knock on wood! - they have never failed to fire, never jammed, with all kinds of ammo. I foolishly bought the newest LCP Max and even installed a new trigger on it which for me greatly improved it, but I still like the originals the best. I no longer carry them tho. I have switched to .32 revolvers.
 

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I have an Lcp Custom I bought several years ago. It's a version that fell in between the original and Lcp II. I recently added an Mcarbo trigger spring kit and it made a huge difference. The trigger pull is still heavy enough that I'm not worried about pocket carrying or iwb with one in the chamber but way better than before installing it. I'd recommend the kit for any gen 1 Lcps too. I did reinstall the original trigger return spring because, although the new return spring worked, the original seems stouter and gives a more positive trigger reset imo.

I was considering trading it on a new Max. Mainly for the trigger and magazine capacity but after reading a few negative threads on this forum about the Max I decided to keep what I have. Mine works with any ammo I've put through it and I can live with the 6 +1 capacity.
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I have an Lcp Custom I bought several years ago. It's a version that fell in between the original and Lcp II. I recently added an Mcarbo trigger spring kit and it made a huge difference. The trigger pull is still heavy enough that I'm not worried about pocket carrying or iwb with one in the chamber but way better than before installing it. I'd recommend the kit for any gen 1 Lcps too. I did reinstall the original trigger return spring because, although the new return spring worked, the original seems stouter and gives a more positive trigger reset imo.

I was considering trading it on a new Max. Mainly for the trigger and magazine capacity but after reading a few negative threads on this forum about the Max I decided to keep what I have. Mine works with any ammo I've put through it and I can live with the 6 +1 capacity.
I'm with you. Keep what you know works! If someone thinks they may need more capacity than 7 rounds, then they probably should be carrying something other than a pocket pistol imo. Also, a new pistol require a formidable investment(at least 5 boxes, 250rounds) to make sure it operates reliably. With all the LCPs being returned to Ruger, you will have to go thru that expenditure after the gun comes back for self assurance to make sure it works relably.
 

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I carry my Elsie Pea every day and I never have any issues with it.
 
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