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Old 01-21-2008, 09:24 AM   #1
 
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What is the best defensive .380 ammo (factory Load)?

The last time this question was asked on this form was 3 1/2 years ago. I believe Federal Hydro-Shocks, Speer Gold Dots and Winchester Silver Tips were mentioned. Are they still the best, go to, .380 defensive loads or have there been new loads introduced that are even more effective?
 
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Old 02-12-2008, 12:33 AM   #2
 
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What is the best defensive .380 ammo (factory Load)?

Try the Cor-Bon 90gr JHP. It is the most powerful .380 load on the market, without exception.
 
Old 02-15-2008, 05:26 AM   #3
 
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Try some DT ammo..Great stuff
 
 
Old 10-09-2008, 05:29 AM   #4
 
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Re: What is the best defensive .380 ammo (factory Load)?

Speer Gold Dot. Nose profile conducive to good feeding. Proper expansion every time. Very accurate and reliable.
 
Old 11-05-2008, 07:27 AM   #5
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Re: What is the best defensive .380 ammo (factory Load)?

I dont profess to keep up with the .380 (I still do not know a single person personally who has used it - or had it used on them - successfully, in any configuration) but Cor-bon does have a DPX load for it now which may be worth considering if you are stuck with one.

Jim H.
 
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