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Old 02-22-2013, 03:25 PM   #1
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Anyone know of a .380 hollow point ammo that feeds reliably in small (bg380) pistols? Because of the steep feed angle I hear this is what gets hollow points in some trouble so I'm looking for hp's that have a good enough profile to combat this. I'd rather have a reliable feeding hp ammo type that's a few grains less than ideal instead of "+p" equivalent that is finicky... Help me out



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Old 02-22-2013, 04:03 PM   #2
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I have a 380 and nothing I have tried of the hollow point variety has worked consistently..... I have resigned myself to that... Good luck but my Bersa will only feed non hollow point consistently.



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My Sig 238 has eaten everything. My P3AT did too. Try the Critical Defense rounds. Fiochi also makes a smaller diameter HP that functions well.

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Tried horniday yet?

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I have a 380 and nothing I have tried of the hollow point variety has worked consistently..... I have resigned myself to that... Good luck but my Bersa will only feed non hollow point consistently.
Had a Bersa mod.85 with the same issue might want to they polishing the feedramp.That's what it took for mine anyhow.
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Thanks Sig... I will try polishing the feed ramp. I love the pistol. I just need it to be consistent.

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Without a doubt everyone here will give you the best advice they can BUT nobody can tell you with any certianty which brand/type ammo will feed in your gun- Hell of a time to try out different types to find out

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Try Hornady HPs. I've never had an issue with them. I use the critical defense rounds and having that tip really helps it chamber much more smoothly than when I used Federal.

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Anyone know of a .380 hollow point ammo that feeds reliably in small (bg380) pistols? Because of the steep feed angle I hear this is what gets hollow points in some trouble so I'm looking for hp's that have a good enough profile to combat this. I'd rather have a reliable feeding hp ammo type that's a few grains less than ideal instead of "+p" equivalent that is finicky... Help me out
My P238 will feed anything I throw at it. My daughter's will not, and it's not the magazines. She has her best luck with Gold Dot.


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