Pop and no kick on a Bersa 380 - Page 2
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > General Handgun Discussion > Pop and no kick on a Bersa 380

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-07-2013, 04:03 AM   #11
Moderator
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
JonM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Rochester WI,Rochester WI
Posts: 17,749
Liked 5802 Times on 3029 Posts
Likes Given: 397

Default

Dont use a cleaning rod. Use a wooden dowel about .3inch diameter. Cleaning rod is too small for anything but a .22 for pushing a stuck bullet. It can bend and jam in the bore.

Try gently tapping from the muzzle as it may just barely be in the grooves. If gentle taps dont cut it gotta beat it out from the rear. Since the bersa barrel is attached to the frame with pins you want to do this without putting pressure on the frame.

I would rest the muzzle down on a wood surface and pound till the bullet is at the crown then turn it upside down and smack the dowel on the table top using the barrel as your grip. If you hold the frame to do this you can shear the pins holding the barrel in from the odd torque you would enforce on it.

__________________

"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." — L. Neil Smith

The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...

JonM is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2013, 04:22 AM   #12
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Gonzilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,719
Liked 255 Times on 200 Posts
Likes Given: 112

Default

I had a Sgt who was just getting into reloading his 44. I got a couple boxes really cheap but never got around to using them until I left the service.

My first box had a squb that barely made it into the barrel. I was able to hammer,it out w cleaning rod but I always wondered if it did any damage. Ruger single actions are hard to hurt but I didn't fire any more of his ammo. I understand now, this is a common problem w reloads but I pretty pissed off at the time.

I'll have to buy a wooden dowel before I try another box.

__________________
Gonzilla is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
more kick shooter88 Semi-Auto Handguns 5 11-17-2011 11:49 PM
Obama looking for 'whose ass to kick' wldennis Politics, Religion and Controversy 28 06-13-2010 01:48 AM
Help, suggestions, or at least a dog to kick: slowryde45 AR-15 Discussion 0 12-17-2009 09:55 PM
kick kzink General Rifle Discussion 8 11-28-2009 05:24 AM
Ya'll might get a KICK out of this... supergus The Club House 14 02-28-2009 04:38 PM