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flasaint727 05-17-2011 11:22 PM

I know this is of topic but im not sure what to do in this situation. I currently have a Jimenez Arms .380 auto. I have the option to trade it for a Taurus model 83 38 special. What do you think?

hogrider 05-17-2011 11:40 PM

Trade and don't look back!

flasaint727 05-17-2011 11:45 PM

haha im just wondering if it would be a good trade im not sure ive done a little research my 380 is worth $130 and the 38 special is around $175. Im not worried about price im woried about performance and reliablity factor.
Thanks foryou reply tho!:D

Jesse17 05-17-2011 11:47 PM

I'm just curiouse...Have you fired HP in the .380. I just watched a youtube where the guy said it won't feed anything but FMJ.

flasaint727 05-17-2011 11:49 PM

ive shot it in my back yard it jammed once i only have .380 auto ap bullets

flasaint727 05-17-2011 11:50 PM

yeah i heard its picky with the shot you use i just have regular metal jackets

flasaint727 05-17-2011 11:57 PM

Im not sure what to do i can go trade right now

General_lee 05-18-2011 12:26 AM

Get rid of that piece of junk Jimenez!

VitSports6 05-18-2011 01:34 AM


Originally Posted by general_lee (Post 506268)
get rid of that piece of junk jimenez!



mesinge2 05-18-2011 01:38 AM

So do it. Seriously Jimenez Arms are not only crap but dangerous:

My cousin knows that I am well versed in handguns and 3 or 4 years ago asked me to recommend a 9mm pistol that would be small enough for everyday carry, lightweight, and relatively inexpensive.

I recommended three types from the cheapest I would trust with increasing expense. The first was a Kel-tec PF-9 9mm for around $300, the second was a Taurus PT111 for between $350 and $400, and the last was a Glock 19 or 26 for around $500. He didn't want to spend more than $500.

The prices are from a local store in my area.

Two days later he said that I was totally wrong he got a 9mm for $140. He was bragging. I said "its a Jennings isn't it."

He said a "Bryco Model 59." I simply responded "same thing", and "have fun while it lasts".

Two weeks later he set me this image:

He said he took it shooting and after 18 rounds this happened.
I re-recommended the same three guns and said listen to me this time.

He did and now owns a Taurus Pt-111 and a Ruger SR9c.

What you should know is that the Jennings, Bryco, Jimenez, Raven, or whatever name are all the same "ring of fire" guns.

Here is some more info:

I always warn people to avoid them.
If you don't mention the above names to people looking to buy then they won't know of the potential problem


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