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Old 01-11-2011, 11:27 AM
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Default Is there a big difference between 90 gr and 95 gr for a .380 Auto?

I was wondering if there's really that much of a difference, or what's considered as a "standard" round for the .380 Auto. Is there really a difference between 95 grain and 90 grain ammo for the .380 Auto?

I was looking into buying 1000 rounds, but just wanted to know before I placed an order as I can get either for the same price.


EDIT: I'm mainly looking for a FMJ range round, not a JHP HD round.

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Old 01-11-2011, 11:51 AM
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Heavier bullet is usually better but either would be fine as this is not a big weight difference.

The important thing with a .380 is bullet type. JHP is always a better bet for defensive work than FMJ and velocity is what matters with a JHP for expansion purposes. Of course one must understand that the .380 is not a velocity monster in the first place
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Old 01-11-2011, 1:07 PM
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No difference really. If your talking about impact/felt recoil/accuracy/etc its too small to measure. If your talking about bullet weight, its 5gr differnce.
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