The Ruger LCR is a very popular, reasonably priced double-action revolver. This gun makes use of polymer in the frame, which keeps both weight and cost down, yet it can handle a powerful cartridge like the .357 Magnum. It's offered in a wide range of cartridges, from .22LR to the .357 Magnum. Mine, of course, is in the latter, and it's held up well to a lot of shooting. It's a small handgun that is easy to carry, chambered for a very powerful cartridge, and priced so a working man can easily afford it.