.380 SD Ammo - FMJ or Hollow Point? - Page 2

.380 SD Ammo - FMJ or Hollow Point?

This is a discussion on .380 SD Ammo - FMJ or Hollow Point? within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I carry Speer GD's in my P-3AT. Keltec .380 3AT : Speer .380 90 gr. Gold Dot Pen 10.50” Exp .476...

View Poll Results: Do you prefer FMJ or Hollow Point in .380 SD ammo?

67. You may not vote on this poll
  • FMJ

    11 16.42%
  • Hollow Point

    56 83.58%
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 16 to 23 of 23

Thread: .380 SD Ammo - FMJ or Hollow Point?

  1. #16
    Senior Member Array slimjim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Upstate NY
    I carry Speer GD's in my P-3AT.

    Keltec .380 3AT:
    Speer .380 90 gr. Gold Dot
    Pen 10.50” Exp .476
    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.
    -- Sigmund Freud

  2. #17
    Senior Member Array rhinokrk's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    Another Vote for Golden Saber 102gr JHP, Heavier bullet, reliable expansion, great penetration. It flat out works.
    Get the U.N. out of the U.S.
    Get the U.S. out of the U.N.

  3. #18
    Member Array riverkeeper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Washington's Olympic Penninsula
    1. Accuracy
    2. Penetration
    3. Penetration

    Federal American Eagle FMJ most of the time in 380, mixed or Gold Dots in summer. May switch to Golden Sabers for summer ... ??

    Saw a report a year or two ago where 380 FMJs get in a few inches further than JHP (which is what I use in all other larger handguns)
    Old Testament....Shooting to Live 1942
    Newer Testament... Kill or Get Killed 1976/1987

  4. #19
    Senior Member Array SilenceDoGood's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    I voted for HP's, even tho I have my tangfolio loaded with FMJ's. Havn't been able to afford/test any lately, so i figured I'd stay with what I know works.

  5. #20
    Member Array Zach and Holly's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    I know most have probably seen this, and I posted it in another thread on here, but figured it was relevant.

    We're planning on using Golden Saber for our first 4 rounds and FMJ as the last two. The idea being that you hopefully get max stopping power with your first shots, and max penetration with your last (best of both worlds I suppose?). We only have 6 rounds in our Ruger LCP mags.

    It is utterly illogical to believe that passing laws to reduce gun violence will be successful when those who are commiting the gun violence do not obey the law.

  6. #21
    VIP Member
    Array ctr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Shenandoah Valley in Virginia
    First 2 rounds are HP, remainder are FMJ. Federal HydraShok in the Sig, Remington Golden Saber in the PPK/s.

  7. #22
    Member Array mrhutch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Marietta, GA
    hp: corbon dpx had very impressive test results through both water jugs and ballistic gelatin, including denim tests. once i pick up the lcp i'll be loading dpx.

  8. #23
    VIP Member Array tns0038's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    I’m currently carrying the 380 Winchester Ranger T in both the Kel-Tec P3AT and Walther PPKs.

    Before the Ranger T’s I carried Hydra Shok.

    Selecting the Duty Weapon--Is Caliber the Key?

    in this review of shootings Officer Evan Marshall did not review the new Ranger T but he does show the Hydra Shok out performed FMJ rounds, considerably.

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Minnesota people: where can you get hollow point ammo in Twin Cities?
    By cammo in forum Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: May 21st, 2010, 04:11 PM
  2. 38spl Soft Point Vs Hollow point
    By dbraves8 in forum Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: May 13th, 2009, 07:04 AM
  3. Bset Hollow Point S&W Ammo 155 or 165 Grain
    By Uechi in forum Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: March 1st, 2009, 12:21 AM
  4. Hollow Point BS?
    By bal_g23 in forum Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: December 10th, 2008, 10:08 AM
  5. Soprano's and hollow point ammo.
    By havegunjoe in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: April 9th, 2007, 05:22 PM

Search tags for this page

.380 ammo

.380 hollow point

380 ammo

380 ammunition
380 bullet
380 hollow point

golden saber

golden saber ammo
golden sabers
hollow point vs fmj
remington gold saber

remington golden saber

Click on a term to search for related topics.