Sorry if this isn't the forum for this question....
I am getting an LCP .380 and was looking at the articles regarding the best self defense ammo. There are as many opinions on the subject as there are people ...
I don't have the time or desire to go do all the tests myself, so I was wondering what .380 ammo the HPA community uses.
I know you said that you dont want to test ammo, but if you are going to bet your life on this ammo then I would suggest that you test it to be sure that it cycles through your weapon.
I didn't mean to infer I won't test ammo running through my gun. I meant I didn't want to purchase 20 different types of ammo and shot into phone books, water jugs, clothing, backpacks... to see which bullet penetrated the most, mushroomed the right amount and so on. I plan to get a couple of the types mentioned here and run them through my gun....thanks for the input!!!!!
I have handled several shootings with 380s One the guy was shot eight times 4 in the torso one in the leg and three in the forehead.The shooter used Winchester Silver-tips. I know this because the bases were sicking out of his forehead. He was talking to me in the ER and survived. Another guy robbed corner store and was shot point blank in the center of the chest by the store owner and he ran from the store and was arrested two days. The store owner had used PMC hardball out of a Bryco. The robber who had been wearing a sweater and tee shirt had a scab on his sternum. I have a German PPK/S that I carried everyday for years but I retired it and bought a 2 1/4" SP101 in 357.
"Those who hammer their guns into plowshares will plow for those who do not."