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Old 06-02-2009, 10:28 PM   #21
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.32 ACP is very underrated for personal defense.
I believe that myself, just because of the massive numbers of pistols chambered for that round. The famous PPK was originally that caliber, so why would I think it's not useful? If I ever had to shoot it out, anything over ten yards for me would merit the long gun anyway.
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Old 06-08-2009, 12:40 AM   #22
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It seems that every time someone posts something about the .380 ACP it becomes an instant debate on its usefulness as a defensive round.
I believe improved ballistics behind recently developed .380 cartridges will soon put an end to the debate of "its usefulness as a defensive round".

For example:
Federal has a Law Enforcement proven 90-grain Hydra-Shok delivering 200foot-pounds of energy at the muzzle. Corbon's JHP speeds out of the barrel at nearly 1100 feet per second. Hornady's newest critical defense loads ensures uniform expansion with a flex-polymer-filled cavity that resists deforming due to clothing materials worn by an assailant.
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You will NEVER put the .380 debate to an end... It's the nature of humans to challenge things.

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You will NEVER put the .380 debate to an end... It's the nature of humans to challenge things.
I agree, we're still discussing revolver vs semiauto, stainless vs carbon steel, etc.
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I agree, we're still discussing revolver vs semiauto, stainless vs carbon steel, etc.
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yeah, some like to ignore the facts and argue for the sake of arguing.

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I sure wouldn't want to be in front of a fired .380 ACP.................

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I sure wouldn't want to be in front of a fired .380 ACP.................
Nor would I Sarge...

I read an interesting fact somewhere that more people were killed with a .22 than any other caliber. I suppose that's because there are more .22's out there than any other caliber?
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I had a Hi-Cap Bersa Thnder 380 (double stack mags - 15+1 cap) and I love it! it was very controlable, the size was a plus, and the 2-tone was beutiful, sorry that I had to sold it, I want another... one day.
In Venezuela is almost imposible find ammo for this caliber, I just see 9mm, .38spl and .22lr in the counters of gun shops.

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ChrisDM, that's a sweeett l'il Colt.
Where did you find it at?
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Thanks so much. It was in a consignment shop in the So Cal desert, owned by Frank Sinatra Jr in fact... I love it, the best "pocket pistol" I could imagine. If course I could have bought 3 plastic LCPs with what I paid for it, but I wouldn't trade it for 10 LCPs... I have a thing for metal... Thanks again,

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