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Magtech "First Defense"

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    Magtech "First Defense"

    Has anyone tried the Magtech "First Defense" line of ammo with all copper bullets (particularly in .380 ACP)? If so, what do you think of it?
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    Haven't tried it but I would trust Cor-Bon's DPX before Magtech.

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    I use Magtech .380 FMJ for practice in my .380s

    I heard a lot of good things about Corbon DPX .380, so I went with that; my Bersa eats it happily.
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    I will not use them any more. Here is a link to a thread I started about them after testing some of them. They did not expand like I thought they should. The images are no longer available, but I could repost them if you want to see.
    Just remember that shot placement is much more important with what you carry than how big a bang you get with each trigger pull.
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    I have shot them out of someone else's pistol and they had a ton of flash. the DPX that I use does not.

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    I shoot the .45's in my Kimber Pro Carry. They are accurate, controllable, and function perfectly. I like them.

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