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Old 02-21-2013, 05:09 AM   #21
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Hornady Critical Defense is my carry load. Also used Remington home defense 102 gr. - both functioned flawlessly n accuracy was suprisingly good for the platform. Yet, they were not pleasant to shoot in a 9.4 oz gun.

But it IS a joy to carry & after all, that's what it was designed to do. if you want more of a range gun, I'd go w all steel 238. I'm just not comfortable w condition one n pocket carry.
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Shot mine for the first time today. 100 rounds of fmj and 25 rounds or Hornady Critical Defense. No where near as bad as I expected from such a little gun and accuracy was also surprisingly good. At 25' was able to keep 3" groups, opened up o 4" as I increased speed but I actually had fun with it. With the way the market it now, I'd shoot whatever you can find and maybe you'll stumble on something it really likes.
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can anyone recommend a reliable clean target ammo for my new Ruger LCP...I tried Fiocchi today... had some ejection problems...maybe I need to fire more rounds to break it in...I bought Hornady FTX to carry... thanks
I was told to stick to FMJ Ammo!! Some HP AMMO has a tendency to jam in the LCP!! I have also heard if you polish the ramp feed that eliminates any real jamming issues!!
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I just shot my LCP for the first time today......shot Winchester White Box.......no problems feeding at all
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can anyone recommend a reliable clean target ammo for my new Ruger LCP...I tried Fiocchi today... had some ejection problems...maybe I need to fire more rounds to break it in...I bought Hornady FTX to carry... thanks
I put two boxes of Sellier & Belloit FMJ down rang in my LCP yesterday. No issues. Pretty clean ammo.
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Okay then thankz u have a pic of the p238.. and do them to shot good
Here's a few pics for you.
And yes, they all shoot well!


Sig P938 in 9mm. Just slightly larger than a P238.

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Wife's Lady Sig P238 in 380.

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I just shot my LCP for the first time today......shot Winchester White Box.......no problems feeding at all
I've shot a few boxes of the WInchester White Box through mine as well and it functioned 100%.
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Ive used all sorts in mine no issues. I use winchester whitebox for daily carry. Im not convinced enough on hp use in a 380. Especially one as short a barrel as a lcp
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My LCP will shoot anything I feed it. My carry ammo is Speer Gold Dot.
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My wife has a Ruger LCP and no issues with ammo, she uses Hornady Critical Defense

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