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I was wondering if anyone has used .380+p ammo. I know most modern firearms say + p is ok for occasional use if it meets saami specs. Since there is no .380 +P specs, there is none saami approved. However I know of two companies making .380 + P ammo, Buffalo Bore and  Underwood Ammo.Just curious if anyone has tried it in their .380 pistols.

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Don’t know about .380+p but I do know that European made ammo in that caliber (and many others) is generally loaded hotter than American made.

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Really can’t imagine shooting +P in my LCP. It’s not fun to shoot with regular .380.😳

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I agree, I have a LCP and it is not a pleasure. I was considering using it in my Sig P238 Legion. It is much more pleasant than the LCP.

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WF...

I've used the Buffalo Bore in my Sig... It ain't bad to shoot... It will work just fine... If ya are concerned, order a new recoil spring from Sig... They probably need ta be changed every thousand rounds or so anyway, I'm thinkin..,

Hope this helps...

leroy

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Ive carried and shot Underwood Ammo's LeHigh Defense load .380m+P in my LCP for a while now. It is snappy yes, but after a 13# recoil spring replacement Ive found it more than manageable. Out of the super short barrel it still sees 1000ft/sec+ typically

 

https://www.underwoodammo.com/collections/handgun-ammo/products/380-acp-p-90-grain-xtreme-penetrator?variant=18785708113977

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