NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger Security-9 Compact Pistol

posted on August 17, 2019

Designed for concealment, Ruger’s 9 mm Luger Security-9 Compact pistol is a 21.9 oz. hammer-fired, double-action-only recoil-operated pistol. Shown here in the compact-size configuration, concealed-carry practitioners get a balance of quality, precision and budget-friendly sticker price. 10-round magazines, drift-adjustable sights and smartly patterned stippling throughout the gun’s black polymer frame aptly contribute to the gun’s ability to handle full-power defensive cartridges. A Picatinny rail along the frame’s dustcover provides room for accessories. To learn more, check out our NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman’s Brian Sheetz.

Manufacturer: Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Model: Ruger Security-9 Compact
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic, hammer-fired center-fire pistol
Frame: black polymer
Slide: alloy steel; blued finish
Barrel: 3.42”
Sights: drift-adjustable; white-dot front, white-outlined square-notch rear
Trigger: double-action-only; 5-lb., 10-oz. pull
Magazine: 10-round detachable box
Weight: 22 ozs. 

MSRP: $379

Additional Reading:
First Look: Ruger Security-9 Compact
Ruger Introduces Security-9 Compact Pistol
Tested: Ruger’s PC Carbine and Security-9 Pistol
NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger PC Carbine


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