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Old 06-28-2017, 11:28 AM   #1
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M380 recommendation?

I've seen lot of comments that recommend breaking in a new M9 using 147 grain ammo. That appears to be working really well with my new Raptor.

Is there a similar recommendation for the M380's? I haven't had any trouble with a variety of types in my M380 CDP, but I'm about to send another order to Freedom Munitions, so I thought I'd ask.

Also - anyone got any experience with Freedom Munition's hollow point rounds? I see they have both their own HP, and also Hornady XTP.
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Old 06-28-2017, 11:33 AM   #2
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For break in and general range shooting with my .380 I like the 100 gr. RNFP reman.
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My Micro 380 didn't like the Flat Nose ammo, whether it was FM or any other ammo, at first. After I got the slide stop spring issue resolved and the round count above 500, it has not had an issue with them. I used AE and Remington FMJRN with good success.
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I reload the FM flat nose bullet (100 grn Xtreme copper plated Bullet) They are very good and accurate. Haven't had any hang ups from my Micro using these bullets (Xtreme is sister company to FM and supplies all FM bullets). So I could probably recommend their reloads based on the bullet performance in my handloads.

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This thread reminds me....to next time at the range....run some flat nose through my wife's Micro 380. I have some Freedom Flat nose in my ammo box. I usually shoot them through my Bodyguard 380.
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