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Old 09-11-2013, 05:06 PM   #31
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I love my BG380, I'm a glock lover/carrier at heart and carry my G27 90% of the time- but I got tired of carrying a heavier pistol with shorts in summertime. I looked at all the 380's I could get my hands on and this was the winner for me. This little gun is sooo lightweight and thin- its so damn easy to carry. All my friends who tried it out at the range so far were shocked at how such a tiny gun was so accurate- and one actually bought one for himself for summer carry. I love that it has last round slide lockback, "real" sights that are adjustable/replaceable, external safety (I don't think its needed with the long trigger pull) chambered round indicator, 7 round capacity, double trigger for light primer strikes, $375 pricetag, and of course the laser (adjustable) which Ive rarely used (which was surprisingly dead on target- out of the box) Its really one of the best shooters Ive ever owned, flawless through many rounds- and just a well made tiny pistol.



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Good vid on 380 defensive rounds-
Good penetration (through bone), quarter sized expansion, good wound channel= Effective Trauma.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJHlzJXDoqc&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Good vid on BG380 accuracy-not too shabby for a pocketgun-

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http://gallowayprecision.com/smith-and-wesson/bodyguard-380-performance/
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Old 09-11-2013, 05:51 PM   #33
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Old 09-11-2013, 07:23 PM   #34
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I saw this on another forum, I know this going to sound weird- but I like my BG's long trigger pull- its "my" safety basically- even though it has an external one, I rarely keep it on outside the safe. I like to be able to just draw and fire the weapon, so I don't mind the long trigger pull, its probably a nice upgrade though.
Another good BG380 vid-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNsMog4oUcg&feature=youtube_gdata_player
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Anybody have problems with inserting there mags with all six rounds in them? I've tried three different ammunition and it all does the same but with 5 rounds it's fine I just bought my BG 380 a couple days ago and havnt had time to actually shoot it


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Update... The new M&P Bodyguard, basically a BG without the laser is an interesting option. The trigger is the same but the slide serrations are more aggressive. Another surprisingly good option is the new Glock 42. A little larger that the BG but even more comfortable for extended range sessions. It's great to see so many good pocket 380s on the market now.

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Anybody have problems with inserting there mags with all six rounds in them?


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Nope. I've had mine for a year and never had a problem with any function.
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I've had no trouble with my Bodyguard .380. I've had it since May 2013, shoot it regularly. 6 rounds in the mag and one in the chamber, perfectly OK.

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I have the Bodyguard and wanted to improve a few things on it. The Trigger pull is way too long, too heavy, and although the laser is a great option at night, the sights are virtually invisible in the dark. Got the RTK trigger, Galloway short trigger bar, reduced power firing pin spring, and block spring. The trigger has a great feel, two adjustment screws to remove extra travel, the trigger bar reduces pull length by 35 percent, the springs smooth the trigger but don't reduce the trigger weight, and added XS night sights.

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I have the Bodyguard and wanted to improve a few things on it. The Trigger pull is way too long, too heavy, and although the laser is a great option at night, the sights are virtually invisible in the dark. Got the RTK trigger, Galloway short trigger bar, reduced power firing pin spring, and block spring. The trigger has a great feel, two adjustment screws to remove extra travel, the trigger bar reduces pull length by 35 percent, the springs smooth the trigger but don't reduce the trigger weight, and added XS night sights.

My two videos on the process:

[url]http://youtu.be/z8BKeIRnYyU

[url]http://youtu.be/6wo-C0sweWc

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