Thread: 380 Pros & Cons
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Old 05-03-2013, 20:27   #11
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Originally Posted by eb07 View Post
Pro: Lightweight. Very concealable.

Con: penetration. capacity.
Using FMJ should help penetration, but it obviously won't open up at X distance like an HP in a bigger caliber will. My only .380 is a NAA guardian and I've shot it a few times in my back yard for the sake of testing some polishing I did on the action - I found one of the bullets, FMJ, with almost no deformation (and very little rifling marks thanks to the barely more than a smoothbore NAA barrel) laying on my lower patio. I assume it bounced off a tree in the forest that's in and around my yard, mostly cherry, walnut and tulip poplars.

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