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Old 07-31-2012, 05:40 AM   #1
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Default Dont know if i should shoot it!!!!!

I bought a Davis 380 it is in mint condition got it for $75.00, i read up on it and they are known for exploding so im wondering what to do.

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Old 07-31-2012, 05:41 AM   #2
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Known for exploding? Nope, I wouldn't shoot it.

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Take it to a gunsmith and get a professional opinion.

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It my cost more to have a smithy check it out than its worth. He will atleast have more in it than its worth.

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If you want a good cheap reliable .380 get a hipoint .

Anyone who says they are junk hasnt seen iraqveteran8888 ultimate test series.


They hammer bolts into the barrel , fire red and blue pill custom overpowered loads . they tried and tried and tried to blow that gun up and no matter what they did it just kept firing .

Shooting bolts out the barrel that were hammered in. well actually the bolt caused a bulge in the barrel so the slide couldnt return to its nuetral position but it didnt blow up
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I bought a Davis 380 it is in mint condition got it for $75.00, i read up on it and they are known for exploding so im wondering what to do.
I am a gunsmith school trained 30 years experience. In my opinion you have a great firearm there, for the next time the government has a buy back gift card to get guns off the street program! The problem with these guns is they appear fine until a catastrophic malfunction. Who knows what the trigger might be, a hot load, metal fatigue or stress. I just recommend avoiding them. Seriously I wouldn't shoot it but I also can't recommend selling it to an unsuspecting buyer.
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