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Ruger is bringing four new color options to their EC9S line of no-frills 9mm handguns. (Photo: Ruger)
Ruger this month announced a four-pack of new color schemes for their EC9S micro-compact 9mm pistols to include FDE, grey, purple and turquoise.
These new variants have all of the same features as the standard all-black pistol while offering versions with a turquoise frame and Cerakote slide finish; gray frame with black oxide slide finish; purple frame with an aluminum Cerakote slide finish; and a flat dark earth frame with black oxide slide finish.
The new Ruger EC9S options have a little something for everyone. (Photo: Ruger)
Debuted in late 2017, the EC9S is a no-frills version of Ruger’s LC9S series. The single-stack 7+1 9mm polymer-framed striker-fired pistol has sights machined integrally with the slide. About an inch taller and an inch longer than the company’s previous .380 ACP-chambered LCP, the micro 9mm tips the scales at 17.2-ounces with a 3.12-inch barrel and 6-inch overall length.
Best of all, the MSRP of $329 puts the EC9S in the same size envelope as Smith & Wesson’s M&P9 Shield 2.0and the Glock 43, at a lower sticker price. Plus, it is a lot harder to get a factory purple Glock.