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I've been looking for a LCP for a couple months now, just about gave up with all this recall stuff and high prices of the few that I have found on Gunbroker. About a week ago I start looking at Kel tec. I go into a local dealer and they have the PF9 and the P3at. I almost walked out of there with the PF9, but they wanted to give me 150 dollars for a gun that I was trading in. I knew the gun was worth at least 350 and walked out of there. The next day I stopped by a dealer that I have bought a ton of guns from that probably has one of the biggest inventories of guns in the midwest. I actually went in there looking for a Kel tec, knowing they would give me a fair trade-in. So I'm looking around, no Kel tecs, and or course, no LCP's. At this point, I'm just wanting something new, so I continue to look around for something in my price range. While I'm looking this guy comes storming in, goes up to one of the salesman, and ask for a LCP. The salesman kinda laughs and says "yeah right, those things are impossible to get right now". So another saleman goes in back, just to check. While the other guy is in back checking, I start talking to the guy who asked for the LCP. He told me that he had just called about a half hour ago and that they had just got 3 LCP's in. I'm like, NO WAYYYYYY! So about 10 long minutes goes by and the guy walks out with a little white box. Yep, It's an LCP. The salesman is absolutely clueless. The poor guy is in a hurry and this salemans cell phone rings like 5 times and he just laughs about it. Talk about professionalism. So this hole time I'm trying to figure out if they have another one in back and can't get help from anyone. A lot of the workers there like to chit chat with friends instead of helping customers. So my patience runs out and I ask for the owner of the shop. He comes out and I ask if they have anymore in stock. He dissapears for about 10 minutes, answers a few phone calls then finally walks out with a little white box. I said sold! I walked outta there as happy as could be. One of the other employees walked by and said, ohh I thought those were all sold. According to the owner, they had a waiting list over 100 people and decided to do without the waiting list because they had no idea when they would be getting anything from Ruger. So I walked outta there with the LCP and a box of shells for the gun that the other dealer tried to give me 150$ for. I'm as happy as can be. To me the Kel tec looks like a toy, this looks like a gun. Shoots good as well, put 100 rounds of wwb though it without a single jam. Very accurate for it's size. The trigger took a little getting used to, but other than that, a great gun. Ohh and prior to the recall, this shop sold over 100 LCP's. The price of the gun for 319$, which I know is a lot for this gun, but right now they are impossible to find so I wasn't complaining. The gun has a serial # 370xxx, but has the diamond stamp.
 

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Congrats, I got lucky picking mine up to. I just walked in and bought one off the counter. NO waiting list or anything.
 

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I know how you feel. I just picked up mine this past weekend. Our Gander Mnt had quite a few before the recall and they sent them back a month ago. They just came in this weekend and I was lucky enough to ask for it. The guy said, "yeah they just came in, I haven't put them on the shelf yet. We have a whole pallet of them in the back."

Only ran 50 rounds in it so far, but no problems. It does have a long tigger pull and quite a little jump when fired. But overall, I'm very happy with it.
 

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That store sounds like one in my town. Workers always shooting the sh!t and not really selling guns. Nice store if you want to look though. I always buy somewhere else. ....not to mention their prices are ridiculous!

Good find though, I was on a waiting list for a month.
 

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I picked up mine much like nickanto did but got it from Dunn's in Peavely. I now work at Mega Sports in Farmington and we have not been able to get any LCP's.

I sent mine back a week ago.

David.
 

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I too had been searching for a few months - calling the local shops and watching the prices go up on gunbroker ... finally pulled a dealer list from Ruger with a 50 mile radius. Second place I called on Tuesday had just had one returned from the recall on Monday. I asked him to hold it and headed for the truck.

$335, and the extra mag has the finger extension. No hat & no gift certificate but I'm pleased as punch. Took the little baby home, gave it a bath, read the manual, loaded a mag & stuffed it in my pocket.

I'll keep the Kimber close until the LCP has a chance to prove itself - which won't be too long I'm sure. Next couple of days are supposed to be warm enough to get out back and run a box thru.
 
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