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Old 07-19-2017, 10:51 AM
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Tell you what.....I'll let you stand in front of me at around 3 yards. I'll shoot you with a FMJ .380-my load of choice and then you can tell me what you think about the 380's stopping power. Now mind you, I may shoot you twice!
Hell, for that matter I'll press my little NAA .22 revolver up against you, let loose with a shot and you can tell me what you think.
These threada are a silly exercise-as our 380 sage Erich has said many times over Shot placement is king-everything else is how many Angels can dance on a pin head
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Tell you what.....I'll let you stand in front of me at around 3 yards. I'll shoot you with a FMJ .380-my load of choice and then you can tell me what you think about the 380's stopping power. Now mind you, I may shoot you twice!
Hell, for that matter I'll press my little NAA .22 revolver up against you, let loose with a shot and you can tell me what you think.
These threada are a silly exercise-as our 380 sage Erich has said many times over Shot placement is king-everything else is how many Angels can dance on a pin head
I'll let you stand in front of me at that same distance and I'll shoot you with a .380 JHP and let you tell me what you think about it...if you can talk.
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LOL Nope the 380 is a poor choice for self defense which is why I don't own one anymore. All kidding aside I would not want to be shot by any caliber. You think a shot in the arm at the doctors office hurts? Now imagine a dull needle 500 times bigger jabbing into you. Hold still this will hardly even hurt. It would be better saying this will hurt hard.
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In the 1990s I was issued a Browning DA .380 (13 round magazine) for a "Special Duty" assignment. I inquired information from a ASF veteran about the .380acp round as I had never used this small round .
He advised to use PMC 88 grain JHP ammo which I did. I conducted tests with the weapon and cartridge and was very impressed with this combination.
A dealer here told me that the states arson investigators carry that same round. He said they buy it regularly, from him.
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Old 07-19-2017, 12:19 PM
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I once had this dilemma over game killed with a 410, and a 12 ga. So I asked the rabbits, and squirrels. Guess what? They couldn't say which one was more deadly.
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Old 07-19-2017, 01:05 PM
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Geeeesh... thread goes back to 2014.

My thoughts on the subject haven't changed any. How about you guys? What's that you say? No? Ok... didn't think so.
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