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Ammo Quest .380: Buffalo Bore 100-grain hardcast +P



(from Jan 2015)

Thirty-fourth in a series of a quest to find the overall best ammunition for modern micro-compact 380 ACP pistols (such as the Taurus TCP 738, the Ruger LCP, Sig P238, Beretta Pico, Kel-Tec P3AT or S&W Bodyguard or any other popular 380 micro-pistol using a barrel length of around 2.8").

This is yet another "bonus" episode. While I have already published the "Final" video summary of the quest, there are new rounds (or rounds I've finally been able to get my hands on) that make it worth re-opening the quest.

In this installment, I am testing the Buffalo Bore 100-grain Hardcast Flatnose ammunition in .380 ACP, and also in .380 +P. This test represents a significant departure for me, as I've previously written about why I won't test .380 +P rounds, in this blog article:

This is probably the only .380 +P test I will conduct.