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Yesterday we had barely left the farm headed for town when this young Coyote shows up. Because he's so close to the buildings I decide to try to eliminate him.

All I have in the wife's SUV is my Ruger LC9s that I use for concealed carry. I stuff in ear plugs and bail out of the Toyota all ready to go. The Coyote takes off and at maybe 50 yards I say"whoa" like I do when trying to stop a called Coyote that's heading out. Darned if he doesn't stop broadside and I put a 9MM slug thru his lungs.

The Hornady went thru and thru -- the dust beyond him at first made me think I'd missed. After a short time; he expires. Couldn't have done any better with a .223. I've killed several Coyotes with handguns, including a 2" barreled S&W. It still pleases me to tip one over, eespecially with a compact little number like this Ruger.


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My Ruger LC9S Pro is loaded with WW Ranger Series T 124gr +P as varmints in my area tend to be two-legged.

Nice shooting and good thinking on hearing protection.

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My Ruger LC9S Pro is loaded with WW Ranger Series T 124gr +P as varmints in my area tend to be two-legged.

Nice shooting and good thinking on hearing protection.

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Thanks. That WW Ranger T is surely highly-rated ammo. I know their 147 grain is well thought of, also.

I looked at the Pro but this LC9s is my first striker-fired pistol and I still make use of the safety while re-holstering. Then I dis-engage it. To me, a striker-fired pistol takes my full attention, or rather even MORE attention then my DA/SA H&Ks and S&Ws. Operation surely is simple, though.
 

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Heck of a shot with an LC9! A +P, striker-fire at that! Must be a handful to shoot those in a little LC9s, no?
 

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It really doesn't kick much -- for a 115/124 grain bullet exiting a 17 oz. pistol. Follow-up shots happen pretty quickly.

The trigger isn't bad either (about 5.5 lb with a little creep) and it's got very good sights.

This is my first striker-fired pistol and they surely require your full attention. I still engage the safety when re-holstering and then dis-engage it. It's no pistol for someone new to firearms (in my opinion).
 
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